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Sankalp africa summit 2017 deck final


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Sankalp africa summit 2017 deck final

  1. 1. SANKALP AFRICA SUMMIT 2017 Photo: Mutua Mutheka Spurring the Entrepreneurship Economy February 23-24, 2016 | Nairobi, Kenya
  2. 2. The Leading Platform for Inclusive Development through Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment It is incredible that one organization can bring together so many like-minded people under one roof, for one event, to gather from points all over the globe for one initiative. It was awesome. – Steve Jones, FAIM Kigali, Rwanda 3 Africa Editions 50+ Enterprises Showcased Over 1000 Stakeholder Delegates 180+ Speakers | 35+ Countries
  3. 3. What Sets Sankalp Apart? Inclusive. No other convening in the region brings together such diverse stakeholders where grassroots entrepreneurs can interact with global DFIs, investors, intermediaries, government representatives and so many more. Entrepreneur-Centric. At the heart of Sankalp is always the entrepreneur. Our philosophy centers around the idea that inclusive development will come through sustainable, impactful businesses. Sankalp intends to create an environment where they can thrive. Collaborative. With a unique focus on South-South and North-South collaboration, Sankalp is ideally placed to facilitate exchange globally. Also, since our work exists at the intersection of social and commercial business, we facilitate collaborations between large corporations, smaller enterprises, and innovators to reach low- income consumers. There aren't a lot of opportunities like this that bring international funders and local entrepreneurs together, so it’s extremely valuable to… [form] crucial relationships. – Myles Lutheran, Eco Fuels Kenya Nanyuki, Kenya “
  4. 4. Why Attend? Entrepreneurs • Access and exposure to global funders, peers, and corporates. • Receive expert advice and support from industry leaders and mentors Enterprise Support Providers • Build key partnerships and share successes with peer organizations • Collaborate on common goal of developing a pipeline of successful enterprises. Investors • Opportunities to meet the next up- and-coming promising investment ready entrepreneurs. • Drive industry collaboration and policy advocacy to incentivize more funding into the region. Corporates • Benefit from insights and concrete opportunities to become inclusive through partnerships with social entrepreneurs. Policy Makers • Gain key insights on how challenging the landscape is for young entrepreneurs working in difficult markets.
  5. 5. GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT LEADERS Who comes to Sankalp? Dr. Ekwow Spio- Garbrah Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana Nanno Kleiterp, (Former) CEO, FMO Dia Martin, OPIC Kenya Sam Parker, Director, Shell Foundation Faraja Nyalandu, Shule Direct
  6. 6. Who comes to Sankalp? INVESTORS & FUNDERS Duncan Onyango, Director East Africa, Acumen Fund Suleiman Kiggundu CDC Hugh Scott, Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) Philip Varnum, Lemelson Foundation Mamadou Biteye, Managing Director – Africa, Rockefeller Foundation
  7. 7. Who comes to Sankalp? ENTREPRENEURS & BUSINESS LEADERS Selorm Branttie, Mpedigree Network Jumaane Tafawa, Group Director of Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives, Equity Bank Marc Engel, CEO, East Africa and Emerging Markets, Unilever Manu Chandaria, Chairman of Comcraft Group Bob Collymore, CEO, Safaricom
  8. 8. What Happens at Sankalp? Enterprise Celebration & Awards Selected from a highly competitive and rigorous 3 month process, each year Sankalp Forum works with high quality, unique enterprises to build investment readiness and eventually facilitate investments. Connection & Collaboration Through highly engaging formats, Sankalp Forum brings together diverse stakeholders to drive action and common consensus through moderated and curated dialog. Product Launches & Exhibition Cutting edge reports, thought leadership, and game-changing products are shared with the larger East African enterprise community through the Sankalp Platform. 1 2 3
  9. 9. Packed Agenda Day Zero Invite-Only Pre-Summit Workshops • Closed Door Investor Showcase • Stakeholder Roundtables • Networking Cocktail Day One • Keynote Opening Address • Partner-led Interactive Sessions • Enterprise Pitches & Awards • Networking Reception Day Two • Regional & Country Spotlights • Structured Networking • Product Launches & Exhibitions • Closing Keynote Address 0 1 2
  10. 10. What to Expect at Sankalp 250+ Entrepreneurs 4Award Winners 35+ Sessions 40Countries 2 Days 150+ Speakers30+Partners 1000+Attendees
  11. 11. Sector: Financial Services Country: Kenya 4G Capital is a micro-credit fintech company that provides 100% unsecured loans to self- employed informal market traders/ merchants. Who are Sankalp Enterprises? Sector: Agriculture Country: Rwanda Kigali Farms works to help fight chronic malnutrition by providing the foundation of a sound mushroom industry, allowing mushrooms to become a meaningful part of the Rwandan diet. Sector: The Recycler Country: Tanzania The Recycler offers professional waste management and recycling solutions for waste streams in Tanzania.
  12. 12. What People are Saying About Sankalp Our commitment to empowering #entrepreneur gets renewed with discussions like @SankalpForum #SankalpAfrica - GroFin @GroFin Thanks to all who made @SankalpForum #SankalpAfrica a success- now let's turn #words to #action! @SegalFoundation @IntellecapTweet - LivelyHoods @livelyhoodsorg Great debate at #SankalpAfrica #Nairobi on growth strategies for #Africa entrepreneurs & #investment #innovation - Emma Schofield @EschofieldPwC The #SankalpAfrica Summit was an inspiration for #Social Entrepreneurs in Africa #JeffKoinange #intellecap - Justin Amos Miteng @jamosi Such an energizing first day of the #SankalpAfrica Summit. So many cool people, smart entrepreneurs & creative ideas. Thanks @SankalpForum! - Tzviatko Chiderov @tchiderov
  13. 13. Media Buzz for Sankalp You all (Sankalp Forum) are recognizing the best and brightest this continent has to offer. – Jeff Koinange Kenya Television Network Daily Nation – 27th Jan 2016 Firm calls for change in attitude towards entrepreneurship Daily Nation – 10th Feb 2016 800 Global leaders to Converge in Nairobi for the Sankalp Africa Summit. People Daily – 20th Feb 2016 World Bank signs up for major entrepreneurship summit, promises financing for start- ups Aptantech – 20th Feb 2016 Sankalp Africa Summit 2016 Set for Nairobi with the theme Innovations for the Next 3 Billion SME Digest – 10th Feb 2016 Entrepreneurs summit set to attract 800 global leaders to Nairobi
  14. 14. Key partners and attendees include: Indonesia 500+ stakeholders Indonesia 500+ stakeholders Kenya 1000+ stakeholders Kenya 1000+ stakeholders India 1200+ stakeholders India 1200+ stakeholders Since its launch in 2009 Sankalp Forum – an Intellecap Initiative – has created an eco-system of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, multilaterals and policy makers who are committed to furthering the cause of development through entrepreneurship and innovation. It is designed to initiate dialog and enable action through innovation and entrepreneurship at the base of the pyramid across five high impact sectors: Agriculture, Food & Rural Businesses, Education, Clean Energy, Health, Water & Sanitation, and Technology for Development. About Sankalp Sankalp Forum has grown to become a collaborative network of over 11,000 stakeholders globally through year-round initiatives across India, East Africa, and South East Asia.
  15. 15. About Intellecap Intellecap is a pioneer in providing innovative business solutions that help build and scale profitable and sustainable enterprises dedicated to social and environmental change. Our 1,000 person group of companies offers support to entrepreneurs from idea to scale and financing opportunities from USD $100 to $1M+. In total, we have deployed more than $300M in financing through our Micro-Finance Institution, our Venture Debt facility, and our Venture Capital Funds. This unique blend of investment banking, consulting, and convening expertise allows us combine the business training of the commercial world with the passion and commitment of the social world to shape distinctive solutions. Learn more about all our work and initiatives at
  16. 16. Partner With Us! Reach us at the contacts below to inquire about partnership opportunities Kanika Kumar +91 99 30 908 588 Agostine K Ndungu +254 705 618 608