Inkomoko launches strategy to invest in 500,000 MSMEs.

Business advisory and investment firm Inkomoko has announced a strategy that will see it invest and offer financial support to half a million Medium and Small Micro-Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kenya by 2030. Read More

AEC Kenya rebrands to Inkomoko, will invest Sh4b to support small businesses.

African Entrepreneur Collective Kenya has adopted a new corporate identity, with a strategy to support 500,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by 2030. The company, with a presence in several East African countries, will now be called Inkomoko and

Highlight Video: Inkomoko 10th anniversary celebration.

On 3 September 2022, First Lady Mrs. Jeannette Kagame attended the Inkomoko 10th Anniversary. The celebration gathered Inkomoko family, friends, and beneficiaries to celebrate the organization’s achievements in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises. Full Video Here

First Lady Jeannette Kagame attends Inkomoko 10th anniversary.

The anniversary, themed ‘A Celebration of Community,’ was marked as Inkomoko revealed they had provided advisory services to more than 40,000 clients over the past decade. With operations in Rwanda, Kenya and Ethiopia, the organization says it has committed over

Loan financing for MSMEs in East Africa.

A World Bank Enterprise survey found that the smaller firms are less likely to have access to capital – a factor that constrains their ability to grow and become more productive. Full Video here.

Investing in Refugee Entrepreneurs in East Africa

Wharton Professor Katherine Klein recently traveled to Rwanda, a place she has visited many times. While there, she interviewed Julienne Oyler for an episode of the Dollars and Change podcast (Find more episodes here). Oyler is the co-founder and CEO of the African Entrepreneur Collective, which helps entrepreneurs,

AEC in The Economist: The world’s toughest business school

That business came under threat when the pandemic hit earlier this year. But Mr Mboniga was one of many refugees to be helped by the African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC), a charity that started to disburse grants from a special covid-19

Women refugee entrepreneurs are pushing for self-reliance in Rwanda

“I was just hoping for something to allow me to put food on the table and push through life,” recalls Angelique Rusaku on why she opened a grocery store upon arriving in Rwanda’s Kigeme Refugee Camp eight years ago. Fleeing

Positive Impact Stories: B CORP Month

This week, as part of B Corp month, we are charged with telling a positive impact story from among our network. One of our favorites is from our partner, the African Entrepreneur Collective (AEC). This wonderful collection of business accelerators supports

Supporting Refugees to Build a Brighter Future via Mobile

Around the world today, the UNHCR estimates more than 82 million people have been forced to abruptly flee their homes, leaving everything and everyone behind due to conflict or disaster. The challenges faced by refugees do not end once they