400,000 young Ugandan enter the job market annually, for a mere 9,000 new jobs each year.
According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), 28% of adults in Uganda own or co-own a new business.
A fifth of Ugandan individuals aged 18-64 have also discontinued a business in the past year.
During the semester-long entrepreneurship academy, final-year students from African universities are building up their business in an action-oriented way with 100€ of initial funding that they invest themselves.
All participating teams present their business ideas at the annual pitch event. Here, they get in touch with potential investors, like-minded peers and entrepreneurship experts.
The best teams are selected to take part in the StartHub accelerator. They can get further teaching, personal coaching as well as an introduction to the valuable network we are providing.