About Us

WHO WE ARE

1Million Startups East Africa is the local chapter of a global entrepreneurship community made up of SDG entrepreneurs from 65 countries from all over the world that are solving real life challenges in their communities that are aligned to at least 1 UN Sustainable development goal as a way of fast tracking the achievement of the goal through entrepreneurship.

The Kenyan Chapter is made up of over 100 most promising entrepreneurs from all over Kenya who participated in shaping the global entrepreneurship declaration signed at UNIDO conference in Vienna, Austria. See more details about the Global entrepreneurship declaration.

WE SUPPORT

We support the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. SDG goals were adopted in 2015 by world leaders to help solve problems in social, economic and environmental problems in the world.

WHO WE WORK WITH

1Million Startups works with entrepreneurs who have turned the SDGs into business actions. Our main goal is to promote the entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship as a tool to fast track the achievement of these goals.

Out of the 17 UN SDGs, it is estimated that businesses that align themselves with providing solutions to those SDGs are set to open up a market worth $12 Trillion dollars and 380 Million jobs by 2030.

VISION

Build a community of 1 million startups creating 1 million solutions

WHAT WE DO

  1. Promote
  2. Educate
  3. Invest
  4. Inspire

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP DECLARATION

It’s a 1MillionStartups Initiative welcomed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to promote entrepreneurship as a key driver to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals during the UNIDO conference on 24th November, 2017

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