Welcome to Africa's leading entrepreneurial development platform
We are transforming Africa's biggest challenges into its greatest opportunities by serving as a confident, commercial co-builder for world-shaping startups
We create the outcomes that
matter most to startups
direct jobs created
combined annual turnover
Our world shaping
business building programs
We help mission driven students, faculty and researchers transform their unique research into commercially viable startups so they may transform the lives of millions across the continent.
The University Startup Ignite program is built for university spin outs from across the continent that are dedicated to growing their pre-series A technology transfer business.
The ClimateLab is a bespoke co-building program focused on achieving product market fit or raising enough funding to keep searching for it.
Led by a team of world class climate entrepreneurs and by providing access to capital, commercial opportunities and long-term support, this outcomes based program attacks the climate crisis head on with pragmatic startup solutions.
Our flagship business builder that assists entrepreneurs, corporates, consulting firms and others test and validate an early stage idea or begin scaling their seed funded startup. This program provides an opportunity to begin the entrepreneurial journey with access to funding from the SU LaunchLab balance sheet.