Who we are
ScaleUp Africa is a dynamic women-led B2B Enterprise Education and Development Organisation offering advisory and growth support services to SMEs through Corporate Partnerships and Professional Networks of Venture Investors,Foundations, DFIs, Corporations and post-incubation, youth/women-led Small Businesses in Africa and the Diaspora.
We're passionate about transforming and improving the sustainable growth and investability prospects of more black-owned small businesses, globally.
Our Programmes focus on Talent, Tech, Distribution, Business Process, Product Design, Market Research and Long-Term Support.
ScaleUp Africa's Mission is to grow scalable ventures in sectors such as the Green Economy, Creative, Education, Health, Agriculture and Tech industries.
With a laser focus on achieving meaningful change through Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Empowerment & Justice, ScaleUp Africa evokes a collaborative, systems based approach to ecosystem building required for high-growth SMEs.
Africa is awash with ideation, startup and short term programs that have failed to create enough decent jobs. ScaleUp Africa seeks to improve access, support, resource allocation, growth outcomes, economic development, job creation and investability of SMEs.
We Help You Deliver On Innovation & Impact
-Advisory & Business Services - Corporate Partnerships -Ecosystem Building - Program Management-
We serve Africa, Diaspora & Gender focused Foundations, Investors, Philanthropists, Boards, Corporations and growth stage SMEs to solve our most pressing challenges together.
Our focus is on nurturing mainly Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship through partnerships to unleash tech, agility, resilience and high-growth potential of next-generation innovators and problem solvers, especially women. With a deep understanding of the entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystems across Africa, we are your partner of choice.
Discovering what is viable for your business in line with your Strategic Innovation and ESG goals.
We Partner with:
To create new, multi-disciplinary, market-led, solutions based programs
We work with you to design long-term programs and holistic solutions to Development including Corporate Innovation Centres and Programs delivering tangible outcomes in the areas of Gender, Diversity, Youth, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Digitisation, Value Chain Devleopment and Economic Empowerment
Dedicated to increasing the number and performance of Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation programs and centres in line with strategic R&D, SDG, ESG or CSR goals, ScaleUp Africa can help you lead in this dynamic ecosystem, while connecting you to the pulse of Africa's dynamic entrepreneurial innovators.
How can you make sure your programmes are impactful and making a real difference to your business and its stakeholders?
Taking accountability and tracking results is what we do and we do it very well.
Key Venture Growth Metrics will include: Job Creation, Revenue Growth, CAC, Profitability, New Clients
Analysis & Review
Co-Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & COO
Amma Gyampo is a Board Advisor and Consultant to Africa-focused Organisations; she advises on Entrepreneurship, Tech, Agribusiness, Sustainable Development, Impact, Innovation, Gender, Diversity, Skills Development, Diaspora Engagement and Tourism. Amma has over 15 years of consulting experience working with clients including BlackBerry and Vodafone in the Europe. Her thought leadership has been highlighted in media including BBC, Entrepreneur.com, Forbes.
Olivia has over 15 years experience in building and developing brands both in Europe and Africa. She has entrepreneurial zeal and a passion for growth and development. She has been prolific in Global & Pan African agencies. Her strength is in developing brands and building a connection between them and their stakeholders. Olivia is relentless, a force of nature, shrewd, personable and above all a real connector. More the partnership behind ScaleUp Africa.