a private non-profit university on a mission is to propel an African renaissance by educating ethical, entrepreneurial leaders.
Dalberg is a global group working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential. Dalberg partners with and serves communities, governments, and companies throughout the world, providing an innovative mix of advisory, investment, research, analytics, and design services.
Started in 2013, RiseUp Co. is an Egyptian company specialized in entrepreneurial community building and knowledge provision throughout MENA and beyond. Through an array of different events, products, and services, RiseUp connects startups to the most relevant resources worldwide.
Janngo builds, grows and invests in pan-African digital champions with proven business models and inclusive social impact. We invest financial & human capital from seed through growth stage to accelerate & massify the access to essential services, financial services & employment, especially for women & youth.
African Leadership Group
The African Leadership Group (ALG) is on a mission to transform Africa by unleashing a new generation of entrepreneurial African leaders. For more than 15 years, ALG has been building a talent development platform that includes African Leadership Academy, African Leadership University, African Leadership Network and The Room — a global “opportunity exchange” where the world’s most extraordinary talent meets the world’s most extraordinary opportunities. ALG has been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative endeavors by Stanford University, Fast Company, CNN and The New York Times.
RIIS (the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability)
RIIS (the Research Institute for Innovation and Sustainability) is a specialist Open Innovation firm, focused on facilitating and leading Open Innovation activity in Africa. With years of experience and a diverse client base, RIIS has delivered local, regional and international successes for both private and public sector organisations. We have established, and continue to maintain, the most successful actively facilitated Open Innovation platforms in Southern Africa, and have delivered well over 500 technology solutions to our clients.
VC4A is an ecosystem builder that leverages its infrastructure, network, and expertise for the programs that contribute to Africa’s startup movement. Since 2008, the organization designs, structures, and implements successful entrepreneurship programs on the continent. VC4A runs an online platform featuring the world’s largest database of African startups and connecting local entrepreneurs to learning resources, mentors, investors, and partner programs.