URBUNX Initiative

A start-up acceleration program for growth

URBUNX is a startup and scale-up acceleration program designed to enable African entrepreneurs create sustainable solutions to urban challenges. The initiative will support local African founders through our knowledge, network & resources to scale globally with a particular focus on the Chinese market. To kick-start the program in Africa, URBUNX is launching the very first URBUNX Basecamp supported by World Bank & UN-Habitat to give a quick boost to startups looking to scale and/ or raise their next round of funding. Winners will be prized an all expense paid trip China trip and an intro to our entrepreneur and investor ecosystem.

The Basecamp is a full month virtual training on the nuts & bolts of building and scaling your business provided by top-notch entrepreneurs and experts with successful global businesses.


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Location Kilimani, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Targets Africa
Sectors EdTech, HealthTech, ICT, Logistics, Manufacturing





Name Country Sector(s)
Smartcore Enterprise
Digitizing Africa Education through Technology, Data and Finance.
Tanzania, United Republic of E-learning, Education, Educational services
Africa's largest platform connecting waste and recycling actors.
South Africa Smart city solutions, Waste management and recycli…
Shamba Records
Promoting and digitizing small scale farmers in Africa
Kenya Agritech, Blockchain, Mobile
Orbit Health
A health-tech leader in East Africa
Ethiopia Healthcare providers and services
Rental financing platform
Nigeria Financial services, Real estate
Powerstove Energy
Affordable Clean Energy
Nigeria Clean technology and energy, Manufacturing, Waste …
Go Ads Africa
Buy online and offline ads on one platform.
Nigeria Adtech
Digital services for the cash economy
Kenya Fintech, Retail
Sustainable Mobility for Africa
Kenya Public transport, Transport and logistics
Kusini Water
Purpose In Every Drop
South Africa Clean technology, Nanotech, Water treatment
Moving You
Kenya Information technology, Internet, Public transport
Extrafin Advisory Technologies
Helping build small businesses today, global corporations’ tomorrow
Nigeria Agribusiness, Business services, Fintech