Catalysing High-Impact Entrepreneurship in Africa


JASIRI selects, develops and invests in high potential aspiring entrepreneurs and believes that entrepreneurial teams are at the heart of new venture creation. JASIRI guides program participants from idea generation, validation, prototyping, to venture creation.

our regional hub



Rwanda is the regional hub of JASIRI and programs are designed to contribute to Vision 2050.



JASIRI seeks to contribute to the development of the broader East African region and will select candidates from Rwanda and Kenya initially.

Our Programs

JASIRI programs take participants from idea generation to venture creation. We introduce entrepreneurship development programs at two stages of the entrepreneurial journey:

  • Pre-business for aspiring entrepreneurs who are interested in learning about the process of ideation, validation, prototyping, and venture creation through a Talent Investor
  • Accelerator for existing Market-Creating Innovations.

latest articles

Press Release 16.01.2023

ANNOUNCEMENT Call for Applications for the Jasiri Talent Investor Cohort 4 Jasiri High-Impact Entrepreneurship Program, supported by the Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropies (AGGP), selects, guides, and invests in ambitious and highly driven aspiring entrepreneurs. Our Fellows are expected to build enterprises that will unlock new markets while solving the most pressing challenges of our time. Jasiri is looking […]

July Newsletter

JASIRI NEWSLETTER JULY 2021 An opportunity to catch up with the JASIRI team, welcome new members, celebrate triumphs and learn along the way. This weekend was meant to be the start of the long-awaited JASIRI residential, but COVID had other ideas and so instead we initiate the online intensive. It was remarkable, both how quickly […]


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