Author: Sinapis

15 Oct Impact award winner: Alexander Kioko

[caption id="attachment_19697" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Alexander at a radio interview at Kiss 100 FM Studios (Nairobi, Kenya)[/caption] Alexander Kioko, one of the winners of our impact award, tells us more about his journey in the music industry. He is the founder of a contemporary record label known...

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26 Jun IMPACT AWARD WINNER: JOSEPH GICHUNGE

  [caption id="attachment_19626" align="aligncenter" width="474"] Joseph Gichunge, Co-founder & CEO of Jazza Centre[/caption] Joseph Gichunge, the Co-founder & CEO of Jazza Centre, is the latest winner of our impact award. He has been in business for over 5 years. Here is what he had to share about...

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29 May Impact award winner: Toto Care Box

The first Sinapis all women class came to an end this month. The class had phenomenal female entrepreneurs. Its members voted in the Toto Care Box team as the impact award winner. 5 members of the team went through the Sinapis program. Here is what they...

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07 May Impact Award winner: Ann Gitari

[caption id="attachment_19599" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Ann Gitari, Managing Director of The Writing Agency[/caption] Sinapis entrepreneurs are impacting their communities through creating jobs, tackling corruption and sharing their faith in the marketplace. We started the 'Impact Award' feature in order to share more of these stories. The first...

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27 Apr Funding opportunities

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge It is one of the world’s largest annual competitions in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship Funding size: USD $ 500,000 Application deadline: 1st June 2018 Find out more here Orange Social Venture Prize Africa & Middle East 2018 The contest aims to reward...

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19 Apr Sinapis Launches in Uganda

We are thrilled to announce that Sinapis has expanded to Uganda! Our four-month Sinapis Academy training program launched in March in Uganda's capital, Kampala. Twenty-eight eager students make up our first cohort, and the training is occurring in partnership with a local co-working space and...

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19 Apr Distinguished Alumni

Our work at Sinapis goes far beyond programs that train and accelerate entrepreneurs. We are building a long-term community of business leaders through our alumni networks, and these entrepreneurs will continue to learn, collaborate and encourage one another spiritually for years to come. This is...

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19 Apr Empowering Female Entrepreneurs

There are real challenges to being a female entrepreneur, especially when it comes to acquiring funding. Numerous studies show that female entrepreneurs are less likely to secure venture capital or angel investment. 2017 marked an all-time high for VC deals for female-founded businesses in the...

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31 Jan NEW LAUNCH//ALL WOMEN CLASS

Last year, Sinapis held an all-women workshop in December themed “Raising capital as a female entrepreneur.” From the workshop, it became evident that women in business face more challenges in accessing financing, training, networks and information. In response to this need, Sinapis launched an all...

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