scale up africa

Unlocking Philanthropic and Corporate Impact Through Youth, Gender, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiatives

TEDxAccra | ScaleUp Africa:

"What's development got to do with it?"

IGNITE Insights 2020

A culmination of conversations, feedback, interviews, and real nuggets from IGNITE Business Festival 2020. This piece showcases so much more and how to support and Scale SMEs in Africa

Re-imagining Corporate Engagement with African SME

Engaging with an external implementation partner such as Scaleup Africa to design and deliver cutting-edge SME and Startup engagement initiatives to drive Africa's socio-economic development. SMEs account for 33% of Africa's GDP and play a central in Africa's collective prosperity.

Who we are

ScaleUp Africa is a dynamic social enterprise which is a women-led B2B Entrepreneurship Development and Corporate Innovation Advisory firm.

We provide growth support services to SME's through Strategic Corporate/Foundation/DFI and NGO Partnerships with a focus on scaling youth/women-led Micro and Small Business in Africa and the Diaspora.
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Our Mission

We are on a mission to boost sustainable development outcomes and the prospects of women and youth through education, skills capacity building and support initiatives with corporations, foundations, development partners and philanthropists.

The Team

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Amma

Gyampo

Co-Founder & CEO
An Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Board Advisor and Consultant to Impact focused Organizations and SMEs; she advises on Tech, Agribusiness, Sustainable Development, Impact Investing, Diversity, Skills Development, Diaspora Engagement. Amma has over 15 years of consulting experience working with clients including BlackBerry and Vodafone in the Europe. Her work and thought leadership have been highlighted in Forbes, Entrepreneur.com and BBC.

Olivia

Asiedu-Ntow

Co-Founder & COO
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 and 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.
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Join Our Clientele

Corporations

Corporations

We provide consulting, design and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects to help you realize true impact as a responsible corporate citizen. Sponsor one of Africa’s most innovative initiatives.
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Foundations

Foundations

We provide consulting, design and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects to help your Foundation/Philanthropy or Development organisation to realize true impact.
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Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs

If you are an African Entrepreneur we can support you through our Programmes: please sign up and keep up to date via the following
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Senior Talents

Senior Talents

We are ScaleUp Africa and one of the ways we help our ecosystem is to connect them to the best, most experienced African Talent. Join our community if you have over 5 years’ professional working experience in industry and are looking for exciting new employment opportunities.
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Public

Public

We advise and design sustainable solution-based models that deliver real socio-economic value for governments, donors, DFIs.
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Corporations

Corporations

We provide consulting, design and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects to help you realize true impact as a responsible corporate citizen. Sponsor one of Africa’s most innovative initiatives.
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Social Investors

Social Investors

We provide consulting, design and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects to help your Foundation/Philanthropy or Development organisation to realize true impact.
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Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs

If you are an African Entrepreneur we can support you through our Programmes: please sign up and keep up to date via the following: CRRP and Entrepreneur Needs Assessment
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Senior Talents

Senior Talents

We are ScaleUp Africa and one of the ways we help our ecosystem is to connect them to the best, most experienced African Talent. Join our community if you have over 5 years’ professional working experience in industry and are looking for exciting new employment opportunities.
Learn More

Public

Public

We advise and design sustainable solution-based models that deliver real socio-economic value for governments, donors, DFIs.
Learn More
Corporations
We provide consulting, design, and implementation of strategic initiatives and projects to help you realize true impact as a responsible corporate citizen.

Projects

2020

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ScaleUp Africa was one of the first entrepreneurial support companies in Africa to ‘go virtual’ to meet the critical support needs of SMEs accross Africa.

ScaleUp Africa has had great success in providing knowledge sharing, capacity building, financial inclusion, market access, value chain and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs of African descent globally

IGNITE Pan-African Business Festival

Accelerator for Female Empowerment

COVID Resilience and Recovery Programme

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Strengthening Supply

Survival Series
ScaleUp Africa was one of the first entrepreneurial support companies in Africa to 'go virtual' to meet the critical support needs of SMEs across Africa.
Woven Worldwide
Strengthening Supply Chains
2020
IGNITE Pan-African Business Festival
ScaleUp Africa has had great success in providing knowledge sharing, capacity building, financial inclusion, market access, value chain and networking, opportunities for entrepreneurs of African descent globally.

Projects

Survival Series
ScaleUp Africa was one of the first entrepreneurial support companies in Africa to 'go virtual' to meet the critical support needs of SMEs across Africa.
Woven Worldwide
Strengthening Supply Chains
2020
IGNITE Pan-African Business Festival
ScaleUp Africa has had great success in providing knowledge sharing, capacity building, financial inclusion, market access, value chain and networking, opportunities for entrepreneurs of African descent globally.

Events

Coming Soon

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Supporting the next generation of Agricultural Entrepreneurs

Our CEO and Co-founder, Amma Gyampo, will be joining a truly world-class line-up of speakers who will be sharing their insights and exploring the huge variety of exciting opportunities for innovations in food and agriculture that exist in countries across Africa.

24th June: 11am GMT

INSIGHTS

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Re-imagining Corporate Engagement with African SME

Engaging with an external implementation partner such as Scaleup Africa to design and deliver cutting-edge SME and Startup engagement initiatives to drive Africa’s socio-economic development.
a beautiful woman

IGNITE Insights 2020

A culmination of conversations, feedback, interviews, and real nuggets from IGNITE Business Festival 2020. This piece showcases so much more and how to support and Scale SMEs in Africa

TEDxAccra | ScaleUp Africa:

"What's development got to do with it?"

Re-imagining Corporate Engagement with African SME

Engaging with an external implementation partner such as Scaleup Africa to design and deliver cutting-edge SME and Startup engagement initiatives to drive Africa's socio-economic development. SMEs account for 33% of Africa's GDP and play a central in Africa's collective prosperity.
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IGNITE Insights 2020

A culmination of conversations, feedback, interviews, and real nuggets from IGNITE Business Festival 2020. This piece showcases so much more and how to support and Scale SMEs in Africa
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TEDxAccra | ScaleUp Africa:

“What’s development got to do with it?”