Are you a woman looking to launch a business or take an existing business to the next level?
If so, then WECREATE KENYA is for you.
WECREATE KENYA is privileged to host this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week in Kenya from 17th November to 21st November.
The Global entrepreneurship week is celebrated every third week of November to recognize entrepreneurs and their contributions to the society, as well as inspire people from all walks of life to consider entrepreneurship as one way to become financially independent.
Kendesk, among other women led startups in Kenya had the opportunity to showcase at the Global Entrepreneurship Week Showcase held at the WECREATE Center on 18th November 2015.
The center has various entrepreneurial programs that are geared towards accelerating your startup or existing business.
This year’s GEW activities include;
Africa Women in Tech Workshop (partner presentation)
This gives an opportunity to women with business ideas and/or existing businesses to showcase in front of a panel consisting of other women entrepreneurs, mentors and investors.
This included three Companies Showcasing at GEW under Women in Tech Africa Kenya Chapter
1. Sharon Adisa – Founder, Kendesk | www.kendesk.com
Inset: Ms. Sharon Adisa, Founder, Kendesk
2. Dr Everlyne Nabalia-Makhanu – Founder, Virtual Professor
3. Njeri Wangari – Founder, AfroKidz
This program is designed to visually guide entrepreneurs through the universal steps required to design, test and build a viable business.
Expand your business idea, learn business model design and identify solutions that accelerate revenue growth.
Inset: Attendees during the Build-A-Business Workshop
Pitch-O-Rama (Pitch Competition)
A two-minute pitching competition where early stage companies present in front of a live audience and panel of judges comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and investors to test and see if they have what it takes to obtain an investment.
Women Entrepreneurship Day hosted by WED and networking event
This event is amongst the world’s largest celebration of women innovators and job creators which presents an opportunity to listen to the ideas of world-class speakers, and be a part of larger discussion to empower women in business worldwide
Open House – Showcase to celebrate Kenyan outstanding entrepreneurial community that brings together entrepreneurs, banks, insurance, investment firms, cultural show, agricultural stand, food stands, etc.
And by the way, WECREATE KENYA is providing free office space for the next two months for women business owners looking for a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and a place where they can focus on building their business.
With the just ended Global Entrepreneurship Summit and now WECREATE KENYA, women have a lot more on the table, they just need to be aggressive enough to seize the many opportunities coming their way.