Kinaya Ventures

Connecting the dots between startups, corporates and investors


Kinaya Ventures, an open innovation platform co-founded by Laïssa Mouen and Eva Sow Ebion, is based in Abidjan, Côte d’ Ivoire and Dakar, Senegal. Since 2018, the platform has been deploying ramp-up and acceleration programmes for co-founders of startups and intrapreneurs in Africa.

It also develops a bootstrap financing activity for startups, as well as a consulting activity for the implementation of innovation policy for large companies, international institutions and government agencies.

In addition to the Boost Your Business programme with Facebook, Kinaya Ventures will launch in Abidjan, Côte d’ Ivoire, in June, the first edition of its acceleration program. Spring Fellowship “, in partnership with leading companies in their industry and open to the most promising African startups.


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Location 442 Rue de Kaolack B (PE-23), Dakar, Dakar, Sénégal
Targets Africa
Adtech, Agribusiness, EdTech, Education, Fashion, Fintech, Food and beverage, Healthcare providers and services, HealthTech, Hospitality, Leisure and travel