December 27, 2016
Congratulations! Your school team has successfully been registered for the Diamond Challenge Africa for High Schools Entrepreneurs. You are therefore required to prepare your team (s) to submit written concepts that will be reviewed and selected to participate in the next DCA National Pitch Competition scheduled to take place
StartUpAfrica and Kenyan Delegation Meets With DSU President
October 13, 2016
A delegation from the country of Kenya visited DSU on July 11 to explore a possible future partnership relationship with Delaware’s only HBCU.
DSU President Harry L. Williams met with representatives of Kenya’s county government of Nyandarua – which included Gov. H.E. Daniel Waithanka Mwangi – to connect DSU’s
Blessed Coffee Wins StartUp Africa Entrepreneurship of the Year Award
June 2, 2016
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Launch, Grow and Succeed: Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs Today
November 23, 2015
On Saturday, October 17, 2015, StartUpAfrica held its annual Entrepreneurship Conference and Awards Gala in New Castle, DE. We incorporated suggestions generated from previous conferences and were pleased to offer more industry specific sessions, more access to the session panelists (during and post conference)—and success stories. Participants came from several
StartUpAfrica seeing results despite lack of funding
September 19, 2015
Erastus Mong’are was in Kenya during the post-election crisis in 2007. He witnessed firsthand the utter violence that infamously ripped, gauged and burned its way through his home country’s social, political and economic fiber. Yet, somewhere within that chaos, Mong’are found inspiration.
“I met a group of young people who were in support of the
Prof. Gituro Wainaina and Erastus Mong’are sign as MOU
September 17, 2015
Kenya’s Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Acting Director General Prof. Gituro Wainaina and StartUp Africa Executive Director Erastus Mong’are sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in building youth entrepreneurship in the country.
Kenya’s future innovators
September 2, 2015
Horn Program staff members travel to Kenya to support young entrepreneurs.
Following in the wake of President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), Dan Freeman and Julie Frieswyk from the University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship visited Kenya where they work
Senator Chris Coons – 2015 Entrepreneurship Conference and Gala
May 28, 2015
Senator Chris Coons Supports StartUp Africa 2015 Entrepreneurship Conference & Gala and invites you to attend on Saturday Oct 17th 2015 at Sheraton Hotel Wilmington South, Delaware.
This year’s event theme is Focus on Entrepreneurship today and into the future.
For event details visit StartUp Africa 2015 Conference &
Kenyan High school students to compete in US entrepreneurship competition
May 28, 2015
StartUpAfrica is partnering with University of Delaware to offer a truly remarkable opportunity to high-school age students in Kenya. Through this program, young people will develop new business ideas, gain valuable knowledge & skills, and compete for a share of the Challenge’s prize pool.
Three teams from Shamata Girls High
U.S. Senator Chris Coons congratulates Dr. Manu Chandaria
April 9, 2015
U.S. Senator Chris Coons congratulates Dr. Manu Chandaria, the winner of the prestigious 2015 StartUpAfrica Lifetime Achievement Award. It was given to Dr. Manu Chandaria on March 12, 2015 in Nairobi Kenya for his life-long commitment to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship. Dr. and Mrs. Chandaria have tirelessly committed their lives