Imuka Ventures is a not-for-profit social enterprise registered in 2014 number 185672 under the laws of Uganda. It seeks to boost Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including start-ups with high growth potential. Imuka ventures works with experts to offer expert skills and mentoring in business development services and acts as an intermediary link to finance providers and venture capitalists. Imuka’s goal is to increase the amount and effectiveness of capital and capacity development services provided to entrepreneurs in Uganda, ultimately, we believe that we can help lift Uganda out of poverty.
Imuka Ventures has established itself as an upscaling partner with various local business incubation centres and accelerators to provide financial and business development support services for graduate incubatees and promising innovative SMEs within the community.
Providing Business development support and advisory services.
Skill and Talent –matchmaking of affordable and skilled youth in need of employment experience.
Entrepreneurial information sharing/best practices and networking workshops.
Finance & Investment match making/linkages.
Capacity building support for social enterprises.
Research, benchmarking and impact measurement
Tracer/ Follow up and monitoring growth performance based on agreed indicators.
Technical assistance – pre‐ & post‐investment support.
Strategy Execution Consulting .
Imuka Accelerator provides the much needed personalized business development support knowledge, tools and expertise required to build and sustain businesses. We also facilitate in identifying capital source and the suitability of capital given their company’s stage of growth.
The Imuka-Grow Movement mentorship unlocks the potential of entrepreneurs in Uganda, Rwanda and Malawi by matching them with volunteer business consultants from around the world. Together they work for 6 months over Skype and mobile, identifying ways to improve their business, increase profitably and create employment.The mentorship is very structured and it is based on the challenges that entrepreneurs are facing in their businesses. The mentors are European Based Business Consultants with some from Boston Consulting Group in USA coordinated by our local team who also supports the coaching process. On this program , we support Entrepreneurs who we perceive that will highly benefit from this opportunity.
We profoundly believe that entrepreneurship can address prevailing poverty, youth unemployment and income gap in Uganda; if and only if start-ups and SMEs access reliable support to survive and thrive to achieve their growth potential.