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iHub By Rachel Gichinga / June 24, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship Happy Hour ft Patricia Jumi of The Growth Hub | Thursday, June 27th | 6:30 – 8:30 pm | iHub


One Acre Fund welcomes you to the next Social Entrepreneurship Happy Hour, with special guest Patricia Jumi- co-Founder of the Growth Hub.  Hear about what she has learned from supporting dozens of startups! Register here to attend the event.

10 min presentation and 10 min Q&A at 7:00

Free drink if you arrive before 6:45!


About The Growth Hub

The Growth Hub is an impact incubator and accelerator that supports early stage entrepreneurs and start-ups in the social enterprise space in Africa who are solving today’s most pressing societal and environmental problems creating huge social and financial impact.

We are looking for motivated early stage entrepreneurs in the social enterprise space who are looking to build successful businesses. We support a variety of sectors, particularly: energy / environmental sustainability, mobile and IT, agro-processing, financial services and essential services (health, education, water & sanitation). Our programmes provide:

  • Access to seed funding (up to $100,000)
  • One on one mentorship and networking through a diverse network of thought leaders, experienced entrepreneurs, and investors
  • Collaborative working space in the heart of Nairobi’s business district
  • Intensive series of workshops
  • Access to investors through pitch showcases


The Growth Hub is running the following programmes:

1. I2I: Idea-to-Innovation

Applications due by July 15

Information Sessions on July 1 and July 11

Programme Start: August 1

Click here for more details and to apply online!


2. I2I2: Innovation-to-Impact

Applications due by August 19

Information Sessions on August 1 and August 8

Programme Start: September 13

Click here for more details and to apply online!

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Author : Rachel Gichinga

  • Evans Campbell at 12:55:25PM Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    The registration link isn’t working.

  • Ephraim at 11:09:15AM Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    Hi Rachel, I wanted to register to attend the event but the link seems to be broken. Kindly check on that. Regards Ephraim

  • Rachel Gichinga at 11:46:11AM Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    Hey. Please check it again now – it should be fixed.

  • cna course info state of texas at 19:19:23PM Sunday, June 30, 2013

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