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YEPI Entrepreneurship Summit 2023

Where Social Entrepreneurs + Change Makers and Technologist + Innovation meet. 

Held every year, the YEPI Entrepreneurship Summit (#YESmombasa2023) is a one-day structured networking platform 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 Summit brings together 200 participants to Converge, Network and Learn unique skills and best practises in today's business environment, and identify and leverage opportunities for business from key private and public sector players. The summit will also showcase innovation, social impact and collaboration in the Kenya’s only port city.

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BUSINESS CONNECTIONS

Direct interaction between businesses and customers integrated into the summit to help you connect with your target audience and grow your customer base.

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PITCH WITH A PURPOSE

Interactive Pitching Competition where budding entrepreneurs pitch their startup to a panel of esteemed judges for a chance to win prizes. 

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EXPERT PANEL

Learn from industry leaders and experts who are leading change in their industries on sustainable entrepreneurship

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THE YEPI SOKO

A platform where corporates and entrepreneurs showcase and sell their innovative products and services during an exclusive exhibition.

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SECTOR FORUMS

Sector forums focused on Creative Economy; Technology; Environment; Health and Lifestyle; and Blue Economy.

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PLENARY SESSIONS

Short plenary sessions with industry leaders to provide divergent points of view on sustainable entrepreneurship.

PREVIOUS FEATURED Speakers

Over 30 speakers and panelist covering Entrepreneurship, Technology and Leadership

 

The YEPI Entrepreneurship Summit 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.   

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Immy Julie

Founder, Mkazipreneur

Dansean Mugambi Founder, Dankiz Arts Ltd

Dansean Mugambi

Founder, Dankiz Arts Ltd

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Carol Odera

Founder, WISE Kenya

George Khisa, YALI Regional Cordinator,

George Khisa

YALI Regional Cordinator, USAID Kenya

Joel Karubiu, CEO Kenya Network Informat

Joel Karubiu

CEO Kenya Network Information Center

Amani Katana, Executive Director, Youth

Amani Katana

Executive Director, Youth Empowerment Program Initiative

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Bianca Dönicke

Head of European Continuous Improvement & Sustainability, Haworth, Germany

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Mahmoud Noor

Patron Swahilipot Hub

Alice Gugulev, Managing Director GDI, Af

Alice Gugulev

Managing Director GDI Africa

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Othman Mujahid

CVE Expert & Motivational Speaker

Judy Maingi, Portfolio Manager, TechBrid

Judy Maingi

Portfolio Manager, TechBridge Investment

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Osman Varwani

Founder & CEO Innovus Group

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Sharon Barang'a

Journalist NTV Kenya, Co-Founder Uriel's Mission

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Mohamed Gharib

Researcher & Entrepreneur Co-Founder Uhired-Me

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Heidi Mumia

Public Servant, SME Advisor and Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur Mentor

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