Changing the
African narrative

Startup studio in Nairobi on a mission to ensure young talented Africans can participate in the digital transformation of Africa as creators and owners
Young Africans Working

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Product development Fellows

We provide a place for aspiring technical entrepreneurs to work on internal projects with the intention of spinning them out into startups

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Professional Service Fellows

We provide a place for emerging professionals to develop the skills and experience required for a career in innovation and entrepreneurship

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Resource network

We continually develop a network of key mentors, advisors, domain experts, donors and angel investors who provide the necessary support for the work we do

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Media platform

Our media and events platform is designed to demystify and localize startup building knowledge and to provide Silicon Savanna a voice, an identity, and community

People

Innovation Fellows

Victoria Chebet

Victoria Chebet

Fundraising

Inawedi Modester

Nalenhle Moyo

Learning and Development Lead

Joseph Ndung'u

Joseph Ndung'u

Video and Media Production

Emelda Chebet

Emelda Kyalo

Market Research

Inawedi Modester

Inawedi Modester

Market Research

Brian Ochoo

Brian Ochoo

Market Research

Hellen Kokach

Hellen Kokach

Product Development

Modesta Ngei

Modesta Ngei

Pr & Comms

Mathenge Waweru

Mathenge Waweru

Product Development

Yuanita Rita

Yuanita Rita

Design

Diana Kemunto

Diana Kemunto

Business Development Lead

Marion Njeri

Marion Njeri

Market Research

Eric Burugu

Eric Burugu

Product Development

Njachi Mumbi

Njachi Mumbi

Marketing Research

Clara Kitungulu

Clara Kitungulu

Legal

Trizah Morris

Trizah Morris

Media and EA

Wanjiku Macharia

Wanjiku Macharia

Human Resource

Jaycob Waruiru

Waruiru Njoroge

Finance

Diana Wangechi

Diana Wangechi

Market Developement

Innocent Baluge

Innocent Baluge

Design

Margaret Wambui

Margaret Wambui

Graphic Design

Elvis Teeka

Elvis Teeka

Marketing and Community Management

Team

Kevin Owuor

Kevin Owuor

HR Lead

Mark Karake

Mark Karake

Founder - CEO

Shalom Nyende

Shalom Nyende

Engineering Program Lead

Maryanne Waithaka

Maryanne Waithaka

Chief of Staff

Board

Ella Peinovich

Ella Peinovich

Co-founder, Powered-by-People, Serial Entrepreneur

Ngigi Waithaka

Ngigi Waithaka

Founder, Kionjo. Serial Entrepreneur

Agatha Gikunda

Agatha Gikunda

Head of Developer Relations, Intel

Louis Majanja

Louis Majanja

CPO & Co-founder Ajua

Bitange Ndemo

Bitange Ndemo

Prof. ICT UoN, Former permanent secretary I.C.T GoK

Ralph Kilondu

Raphael Kilondu

Secretary Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco

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