Jenga Ventures

We find, fund, accelerate and connect bold entrepreneurs deploying innovative business models to solve pressing social challenges in Africa’s Great Lakes region. 

Our Mission

Jenga Ventures strengthens the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa’s Great Lakes region by investing in and accelerating early-stage, high-impact ventures that are solving the region’s toughest social challenges.

What We Offer

Catalytic Capital

We focus on an essential but unfulfilled financing gap that exists for early-stage impact ventures: long-term capital of small deal sizes (up to $50K).

Business Advisory services

Selected ventures join our bespoke, problem-centric Accelerator Program, followed by tailored business advisory services aimed at enabling growth, impact and sustainability.

Global Network of Support

We mobilize industry experts and practitioners locally and from around the world to mentor and support our entrepreneurs solve their pressing business challenges.

Our Approach

We back bold entrepreneurs who are building new business models that expand economic opportunities and create jobs for the underserved communities.

We invest in and help scale promising early-stage impact ventures and accelerate market-based solutions to pressing social challenges.

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