KIVU ENTREPRENEURS

ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACADEMY AND BUSINESS INCUBATOR FOR START-UPS IN DRC

Kivu Entrepreneurs supports the creation and development of start-ups and innovative SMEs in DRC through entrepreneurship training and effective support.

 
 

About

Branch of the business company Great Vision Business Holding "GVB Sarl", Kivu Entrepreneurs, created in 2014, is the initiative of a young Congolese entrepreneur, Mr. Joël TEMBO VWIRA (Initiator of two successful companies and ALUMNI of the YALI 2014 program in Entrepreneurship and Business at the University of Texas-Austin).

Kivu Entrepreneurs is one of the first Entrepreneurship Academies and one of the first private startups' incubators in DRC, Located in Goma, in the North Kivu region. Its aim is to promote entrepreneurship and thus help local youth to realize their business creation projects.

 

Thanks to a modern infrastructure and a network of professional coaches, Kivu Entrepreneurs offers young companies who subscribe to the Incubator a good working environment (Desk with computer connected to the Internet, Meeting room, Café...), a tailor-made coaching, adapted to their needs as well as a close follow-up for the development of their business projects.

 

Kivu Entrepreneurs also offers remote support with effective coaching and connection to opportunities to the entrepreneurs in part of its network, which now covers several cities in DRC.

 

Thanks to its Entrepreneurship Academy launched in October 2014, Kivu Entrepreneurs offers the opportunity to those interested in starting an entrepreneurial career through a 60-hour training course led by professional practitioners whose content covers a variety of topics including : Generalities on entrepreneurship, design thinking, business opportunity analysis, business model, developing a solid and bankable business plan, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Fundraising and Financial Education, Fiscal, Business Ethics and Business Pitching.

 

Being in a region open to English speaking countries; Kivu Entrepreneurs has since January 2015 launched its English Training Center which offers professional training in English to entrepreneurs as well as agents and managers of companies & organizations in need. 

 

Through the consultancy department of GVB Sarl, Kivu Entrepreneurs offers consultancy services in the following areas:

 

- Support for entrepreneurial projects (development of IGAs);

- Organization of market studies for entrepreneurial projects (IGA development);

- Digital data collection for entrepreneurial projects (IGA development);

- Organization of business plan competitions for entrepreneurial support projects;

- Organization of events for entrepreneurs;

- English-French and French-English translation and interpretation for companies and organizations in need. 

 

Kivu Entrepreneurs Startup Incubator is today a platform that allows each year several dozen startup and SMEs to consolidate and be boosted by offering the market in the DRC and African countries innovative products and services in the fields of Agribusiness, Processing Industry, ICT, Environment, Health, and Education.

 

Services

The Academy

  • Introducing young Congolese to entrepreneurship

  • Accompanying entrepreneurs in the development of their ideas

  • Support in the realisation of a quality BusinessPlan

  • Specialized training (sales, accounting, etc.)

  • Learning and perfection of English

  • Tailored formation to help develop the required skills

  • Lessons adapted to work hours

  • Free external activities to practice the language with other students

 
 
 

CONSULTING SERVICEs

  • Support for entrepreneurial projects (development of IGAs) ;

  • Organization of market studies for entrepreneurial projects (development of IGAs);

  • Collection of digital data for entrepreneurial projects (development of IGAs);

  • Organization of business plan competitions for entrepreneurial support projects;

  • Organization of events for entrepreneurs;

  • English-French and French-English translation and interpretation for companies and organizations in need.

  • Personalized coaching done by professionals

  • A great network of companies and entrepreneurs

  • Modern and well equipped infrastructures (wifi, offices, meeting room, etc.)

management team

Joël Tembo Vwira
 

Founder and Director 

Lydie Sosole

Hub Manager

Thierry Kaliki
 

Programme Officer  

Terence KALEMBA

Coaching Lead & Area Manager

Clémence NKUMBIRWA
 

Receptionist 

Muyisa KAMUHA
 

Financial Officer

With the active support of:

PARTNERS

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Experiences

6ans

Trained people 

500

Business plan designed    

400

Supported companies

105

Join Kivu Entrepreneurs

ADDRESS: Boulevard Kanyamuhanga 20, Goma, RDC

TEL: +243 975 694 577  |  INFO@KIVUENTREPRENEURS.COM

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