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Kingless Building, 2nd Floor.
Sauti Ya Kenya Road, Off Moi Avenue,
P.O Box 2051-80100 Mombasa, Kenya.

Enabling Economic Opportunities for Youth and Women.


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YEPI Entrepreneurship Summit 2020

Where Social Entrepreneurs + Change Makers and Technologist + Innovation meet. Held every year, #YESmombasa2020 is a one-day summit for entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, corporate and government leaders who are committed to support and develop an entrepreneurship ecosystem in Mombasa, the second most populous city in Kenya.


The event will feature unique learning and networking opportunities to showcase innovation, social impact and collaboration in the Kenya’s only port city.

Launching 2ND edition of the Governors
Startup Challenge

A flagship program of YEPI that brings 10 best and brightest entrepreneurs from around the coast region for a 7 days boot camp of learning, networking and pitching.

Interactive Pitching Competition

An opportunity for young entrepreneurs to pitch their startup to a panel of esteemed judges. Judges will positively critique ideas, provide suggestions, and decide on a winning idea.

Inspiring Panel Discussions

Learn from industry leaders and influencers who are leading change in their industries on successful business development for micro, small & medium.

The Market Place

Where corporates and entrepreneurs can showcase and sell their innovative products and services during an exclusive exhibition to around 200 expected attendees.

Performance Art

Youth within the creative art sector are offered an opportunity to showcase their skills during the opening and closing night celebration featuring live music and food.

Keynote Speeches

Learn best practices in today’s business environment, and create positive lasting relationship with expert leaders and speakers from private and public sector.

previous FEATURED Keynote Speakers

Over 10 speakers and panelist covering Entrepreneurship, Technology and Leadership


#YESMombasa2020 features a dynamic line up of local and international leaders and influencers who are steering change in their industries on successful business development for micro, small & medium enterprises. Hear their inspiring stories and learn best practices in today’s business environment.   

Julie Ogwapit

Mandela Washington Fellow, SME Advisor and Business Coach at YALI

Osman Varwani

Founder & CEO Innovus Group

Sharon Barang'a

Journalist NTV Kenya, Co-Founder Uriel's Mission

Mohamed Gharib

Researcher & Entrepreneur Co-Founder Uhired-Me

Heidi Mumia

Public Servant, SME Advisor and Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur Mentor

previous Partners and Sponsors

Ronald Osumba

Chairman, Youth Enterprise Development Fund

Bianca Dönicke

Head of European Continuous Improvement & Sustainability, Haworth, Germany

Juma Mwatata

Chairman Hazina Development Trust.

Summaya Hassan

Former CEO National Oil Corporation

Othman Mujahid

CVE Expert & Motivational Speaker

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