PEOPLE.
PLANET.
PROFIT.

Einstein Rising is a business accelerator for Africa’s social entrepreneurs. Our entrepreneurs develop or create businesses that improve people’s lives, protect the planet and make a profit.

The Future of Africa
is Entrepreneurship

We want to collaborate with African entrepreneurs who are looking to build or expand a business in their home country.

We help accelerate development by providing support and training on business plan creation, financial management and marketing as well as networking and start-up capital opportunities.

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Entrepreneurial Revolution

Albert Einstein once said, “Nothing changes until something moves.” We are looking for entrepreneurs who exude passion, innovation and creativity. We are looking for entrepreneurs who can move Africa forward – and we can help.

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Get Involved

Do you believe in the Einstein Rising mission and method? We need your help to continue supporting creative entrepreneurs. Consider making a one-time or recurring donation and become our partner.

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Protecting the Planet

All applicants must have a business idea that conserves or protects the planet in some way. Protecting the planet is important for all people and companies and we want to promote companies that value that.

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About Us

What do we do?

We provide free business development services to entrepreneurs in Africa.

We help accelerate the businesses of entrepreneurs who want to solve a social problem, protect the planet and make a financial profit.

Why are we needed?

The future of Africa is entrepreneurship.

We exist to empower passionate, innovative and creative entrepreneurs. We give them support as they fulfill their visions for stronger communities and a healthy environment.

Why are we different?

We acknowledge and give a voice to innovative
entrepreneurswho lack access to
traditional growth avenues.

We believe in the self-determining power of our entrepreneurs. Our strategy is to respect and support the entrepreneur – not to tell them how to run their business.

 Do You Have An Idea?

Your idea must meet our four criteria:

1.Unique—You should be a true entrepreneur with an idea that is different than any other existing company.
2. People—Your company should address a social problem. It should improve your customer’s life or your community.
3. Profit—Your company must be for-profit.
4. Planet—Your company must conserve the environment or protect nature.

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What we can offer you

Business Development Services

With one on one coaching sessions, entrepreneurs are given critiques and then spend time in between coaching sessions making revisions. They have access to the team all the time but the majority of the help is done in the follow up coaching sessions. Entrepreneurs that live far from our home base in Kampala, Uganda or Abuja, Nigeria, haven sessions through a video or phone call.

One-on-One Coaching

With one on one coaching sessions, entrepreneurs are given critiques and then spend time in between coaching sessions making revisions. They have access to the team all the time but the majority of the help is done in the follow up coaching sessions. Entrepreneurs that live far from our home base in Kampala, Uganda or Abuja, Nigeria, haven sessions through a video or phone call.

Mentorship and Networks

The program managers, board of directors and US staff provide there own time as well as find mentors who will work with entrepreneurs in their specific fields or with their needs.

Outreach Programs

These sessions are led by our country program managers who emphasize Einstein Risings mission and share how we can be of value to interested individuals. These events are usually held in collaboration with universities, savings cooperatives, church groups and at town hall meetings.

Meet our team

Alexis Chavez

Director/Founder. Board Chairman

John Mark Muwangala

Board Member

Abdulhameed Kateregga

Board of Directors, Vice President

Stefanie Taylor

Board Member

Kateregga Halima

Country Director

Brian Mangeni

Financial Growth Advisor

Phillipa Olwol

Social Media Manager

Peter McBride

Accounting
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