Service Offering

Our team of expert business development advisors each have up to 10 years of experience spanning the fields of management consulting, finance, marketing and value-chain development.

We offer eight hours per month of 1-on-1 business advisory specifically tailored to address each entrepreneurs' needs. Thanks to donations, our services are heavily subsidized, allowing entrepreneurs to access this consulting service at less than a tenth of the actual cost.

Our Approach

Business Diagnostic

Our business development experts undertake an assessment of each enterprise using Ongoza's business diagnostic tool to determine the business's unique needs and opportunities.

Business Growth Plan

Together with our business development experts, entrepreneurs develop a plan for expansion that leverages those unique opportunities and fills the gaps.

Business Workshops

We support each cohort with a series of workshops on business fundamentals that incorporate peer learning opportunities and practical problem-solving.

Strategic Business Advisory

Our business development experts provide eight hours/month of weekly business coaching and advisory services to carry out the growth plan and address emerging issues.

Capital Access

After three months of engagement, our entrepreneurs become eligible for debt financing with below-market rate interest through an exclusive partnership with Key Partners Ltd.

Networks & Linkages

We host events to connect our entrepreneurs to a network of peers, technical experts, potential clients and other ecosystem players to continue growing their businesses.

Our Consulting Expertise

Sales and Marketing

Product Development

Financial Management

Business Strategy


Human Resources

Our Entrepreneurs

Christopher Muriuki

Outdoor Circuits

Joe Mubiri

African Film Center

Patrick Bett


Bernard Onyango

Taka Ventures

Pipeline Partners

Join the Ongoza Accelerator

We are currently seeking driven young early-stage entrepreneurs to scale their existing businesses.

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis, with each cohort consisting of 15-25 dedicated entrepreneurs.

  • Proof of existence for last six months
  • Registered or in process of registration
  • Average monthly turnover of 150,000 Ksh ($1,500) and up
  • Rapid turnover business with potential to scale in any sector
  • No rain-fed agriculture with short-term land leases
  • 35 years old or younger
  • Full-time engagement in business
  • Entrepreneurial: Clear vision and desire for growth (vision), demonstrated persistence in face of failure (grit), and belief that hard work leads to success (growth mindset)
  • Clear commitment to sustainable business practices, social impact, or local leadership