Prise Up partners
The Prise Up activities are designed and delivered in a collaborative effort by a consortium of entrepreneur support organisations from across Africa and Europe.
It is symbolic for the approach and the networking, partnerships and community that Prise Up seeks to develop for its participating entrepreneurs and their businesses.
Collaboration and partnerships are key in the development of young businesses and their ability to grow and scale their organisation and business. The partners working with and supporting Prise Up’s entrepreneurs mirror this in their how they work on Prise Up.
Prise Up is a technical assistance programme being made possible through a World Bank administered Trust Fund, which is financed by a number of development partners including the UK, Finland and Norway.
The activities being conducted under the Trust Fund, such as entrepreneur support projects are being implemented by the World Bank.
Overall project lead – and leading programme and concept development
GrowthAfrica is a leading African impact accelerator and growth partner for ambitious, innovative and scalable entrepreneurial ventures and growth SMEs. It wad founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Nairobi,
Through its acceleration activities, strategic advice and access to investments GrowthAfrica turns entrepreneurial ventures into successful businesses contributing to Africa’s social and economic progress.
For more info see www.growthafrica.com
Content delivery partner – and international network collaborator
Seedstars has since its founding in 2012 grown into a global community that believes in the innovative potential of emerging markets.
The organisation aim to contribute by running the Seedstars World Competition, Seedspace hubs, various acceleration, and growth programs, and at the same time, investing in high-growth companies from Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central and South Asia.
For more info see www.seedstars.com
Local partner, Tunisia – with anchoring networks and insights
Launched in 2015, Afkar is dedicated to catalyzing individuals with great ideas for social change. It convenes and connects decision-makers from government, civil society, and the private sector to tackle problems that can only be solved through high-level collaboration.
Afkar Incubator is the latest program supporting new leaders of social change. It targets impactful entrepreneurs who can lead the change of tomorrow.
For more info see www.afkar.co
Local partner, Morocco – with anchoring networks and insights
Founded in 2012 by a group of people enthusiastic about social change in Morocco, the Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship (MCISE) is dedicated to finding entrepreneurial and innovative solutions to every social challenge in Morocco.
The organisations believe that supporting social entrepreneurs with system-changing ideas can provide benefits for Morocco and the wider global community.
For more info see www.mcise.org
Local partner, Algeria – platform for local support and resources
Go Platform is Algeria’s pioneer in academic education and self-development, providing guidance to develop self-confidence and entrepreneurship skills. It assists young people fulfill their potential and impact the world.
Go Platform is connected to 3 million youth. The organisation works to help aspire and activate young leaders from the MENA region and Africa to solve the world’s most critical challenges.
For more info see www.go-platform.com