There are many ingredients in the recipe for growth and impact through innovation: most notably courage, creativity, grit, collaboration and hard work. More practically, for any solution to create discernible change, it requires money, support, mentorship and experience. SEA is dedicated to bringing these ingredients together to spark new solutions to entrenched problems, catalyzing the impact potential of ambitious Small & Growing Business (SGB) entrepreneurs throughout East Africa.
SDAs are designed to focus effort across the community, connecting activities with key strategic outcomes.
Each SDA is accompanied with quantitative & qualitative research specific with its respective social and economic objectives.
When opportunity is shared and objectives are clear, the potential of partnership for collaboration is limitless.
SDAs define objectives and clarify expectations, removing ambiguities for entrepreneurs and investors alike.
Cultural and Heritage Tourism represents an under-developed, under-resourced, and under-marketed segment of the Kenyan tourism sector. With 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 42 cultures and countless other heritage tourism products, Culture & Heritage tourism represents an SDA with outstanding socio-economic potential.
Family offices, foundations and HNWI are always welcome to submit an application to sponsor an SDA.
Are you an innovator looking to submit your idea for a specific SDA? Please submit all ideas via the respective community site.
Interested in offering capacity building services within a given SDA? List your services within the respective community site.
Interested in becoming a service provider within a given community? List your services within the respective community site.
Are you an Angel Investor, VC, PE, or Corporate looking to invest in scalable technology solutions within your sector? List your services within your respective community of interest.
Startup East Africa (SEA L3C) builds communities that scale the impact of innovative market-based solutions supporting Small & Growing Businesses (SGBs) by providing the infrastructure for identifying and acting on shared value opportunities.
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