Who we are
BeEntrepreneurs creates opportunities for startups to thrive locally and grow globally.
BeEntrepreneurs is a social change organisation creating opportunities for young people to invest in startups to grow their business purpose and be part of the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Operating mainly in developing countries, we aim to build a global innovation platform by providing critical entrepreneurial skills and connections to attract, influence and capitalise on the human capital and local talents. Our international team designs training, mentoring, and acceleration programs for startups in collaboration with local partners to tailor our programmes to different contexts.
Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the empowerment of new “glocal” business leaders, connecting different players and facilitating partnerships with the Italian innovation ecosystem.
What we do
Our programmes provide startups with the necessary tools to grow their business and create a positive impact on the local industry.
Our approach is tailored to different contexts and it includes new venture methodologies such as: design thinking, business model innovation, lean startup, customer journey/discovery, blue ocean strategy and growth hacking.
Our activities include
Our work contributes to the following United Nations 2030 Sustainable Goals:
Startup Africa Roadtrip
Startup Africa Roadtrip is our first initiative launched in 2017 to support and drive cutting edge social innovation in East Africa, creating opportunities for entrepreneurial and startup ecosystems to grow and contribute to generating self-sustaining virtuous circles. We do this by: