Shikanagroup Blog Posts

Kenya leads African Nations in Global Investment Ranking, securing third Place in FDI Standout Watchlist for 2024. The latest report from the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Standout Watchlist reveals that Kenya’s efforts in cross-border investments have been successful. In the 2024 rankings, Kenya stands out as the third country globally with the strongest investment drive, boasting rating of 87.44. This achievement […]

Tips and Tricks for Start-Up Founders

Are you interested in the daily tasks of a Start-up company, the achievements of the AIT SASBI participants or the improving of your own skills? Follow Chido Dzinotyiwei on LinkedIn, the founder of the Start-up company Vambo Academy, for daily tasks of a Start-Up company on LinkedIn. In her reports you will find a lot […]

Lagos Conference 2024

AIT Swiss – Africa Annual Conference Lagos 2024   SWISS–AFRICA ACADEMIA–INDUSTRY TRAINING Theme: “Challenges of Growth” Date: 28 and 29 February 2024 – Registration Hosts: University of Lagos (UniLag) / University of Ibadan (UI) / University of Basel: International Office Main Venue: Campus UniLAG, University of Lagos, University Road Lagos Mainland Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria […]

2021 SABII and SSABDP Webinar Series

Participating in these webinars shall assist start-ups in bridging their current status of company development and link up to their start-ups’ ecosystems. Participation is restricted to alumni of the Swiss – African Business and Innovation Initiative SABII or the Swiss – South African Business Development Program SSABDP. Registration invitations will be sent directly via mail. […]

2020 Webinar: Covid Support

Support for Swiss and African Science-based Start-Ups in Times of COVID-19 Date and Time Tue, 16th June 2020, 14:00-14:30 CEST The Swiss – African Business Development and Research Cooperation (SARECO) launchex its first webinar on Tue 16th of June. With the focus on COVID-19 Alfredo Cuanda from Idéario Hub and Jordi Montserrat from Venturelab addressed the challenges that science-based entrepreneurs are […]

COVID-19 and the “infodemic” in Africa, Switzerland and worldwide

Transparency and clarity of information is key in times of crisis. The following articles share with you initiatives observed in countries of the Swiss – African partnership or worldwide. Please do feel free to also contribute with own statements and observations in your environment and increase by that the cooperative knowledge base to combat the […]

2019 Call for African Entrepreneurs

Get your Seat to go to Switzerland! The Venturelab Advanced Workshop will take place from 25th to 27th October 2019 in Addis Ababa. The Swiss – Africa Business Innovation Initiative (SABII) aims to boost the entrepreneurial know-how and exposure of Sub-Saharan Africa graduate-student-entrepreneurs seeking growth opportunities by offering a unique program bringing entrepreneurs to innovation […]

Season’s Greetings 2019

SARECO send’s you Season’s Greetings and wishes you a Happy New Year! We thank all our partners for their valuable inputs and inspiration and look forward to another year of co-creative science and innovation partnerships! The Swiss-African Research Cooperation SARECO is running an online platform to inform early career scientists, educators and entrepreneurial innovators about […]