Fast Company (FastCo) recently published its list of most innovative companies of the year 2016, and this year SPRING’s Sanivation and Totohealth have made the cut! They sit alongside companies such as Facebook, Uber, Netflix, Amazon and Apple. Sanivation is an innovative toilet installation and waste collection service that brings better hygiene, dignity and eco-efficiency to the […]

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In recognition of the 2016 International Women’s Day theme ‘Step It Up’ for gender equality, we decided to highlight the equality challenges adolescent girls living in poverty face, how this affects their transition into womanhood and, ultimately, their lives as women. With support from Second Home in London SPRING hosted an event titled ‘It Starts With A Girl’, looking […]

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In recognition of Global Partnerships Week and International Women’s Day, our Investment Director Suzanne Biegel writes about SPRING bridging the gap between development and private sector efforts to make the world a better place for adolescent girls living in poverty. “On this 2016 International Women’s Day, think about girls and young women as customers and […]

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SPRING will be hosting a session at the Sankalp Africa Summit on 25th February 2:30-4pm, in Nairobi, Kenya. Titled Impact Beyond the Entrepreneur: SPRING’s Acceleration of the girl effect, a number of our ventures from across East Africa will participate in an interactive session on investing in companies whose products or services have the ability […]

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Roo Rogers and Yves Béhar of SPRING discuss with Monocle Radio our mission to deliver life-enhancing products and services to 50 million girls by 2030, and how we plan to achieve this through harnessing the power of local entrepreneurship and disseminating our knowledge base around the world.

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By Grace Mugabekazi, Director of New Business at Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development In most African economies women are involved in various trades, and have been known to mostly run micro businesses. These businesses are important for the survival of their families and of local economies. Now a growing number of ambitious and competent young women in […]

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SPRING has partnered with top-tier global law firm Hogan Lovells, the accelerator’s first corporate sponsor. The firm will provide access to legal advice and support on the ground in East Africa, as well as pro bono advice and mentorship through its global network of specialist lawyers to SPRING’s 18 business entrepreneurs across Kenya, Rwanda and […]

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The sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) takes place in Nairobi 25-26 July, and SPRING is attending! Suzanne Biegel, SPRING Investment Director, is joining GES for a panel on Saturday 25 July, taking place 4-5:30pm Nairobi time, titled Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs. Here she is (pictured right) with Director of Legacy Heritage Schools, Mrs. Margaret Koileken. […]

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