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Cytonn Entrepreneurs Hub (Cytonn eHub)

Entrepreneurship remains the core engine of growth in any diverse and growing economy, hence the biggest determinant in job creation and uplifting the standards of living.

Cytonn eHub is a 12-week training and mentorship programme for young and upcoming entrepreneurs that seeks to enhance knowledge and capabilities on how to run and grow successful enterprises. It is an initiative of the Cytonn Foundation that encompasses all pillars of the Foundation namely:  Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, and Training and Mentorship.

Cytonn eHub transforms ordinary entrepreneurs to sharp entrepreneurs by covering the following topics:

  1. Role of entrepreneurship in society, what it takes to be an entrepreneur and what drives entrepreneurs
  2. Identifying a business opportunity and packaging your business idea
  3. Understanding and developing your business strategy, mission and vision
  4. Legal aspects in your business
  5. Sourcing for capital and overcoming capital challenges
  6. Understanding and preparing financials for your business
  7. Business development and product development
  8. Building a brand for your business
  9. Sales and marketing skills
  10. Acquiring and retaining the best asset- People
  11. Having the best client service
  12. Mentorship and networking

Cytonn eHub Investors Forum,

which brings together distinguished entrepreneurs and investors with the agenda of having successful Cytonn eHub Training Programme, graduates and budding entrepreneurs drawn from different sectors pitch their businesses and business ideas to investors with a goal of getting funding. It also marks the graduation ceremony for the successful Cytonn eHub entrepreneurs;

Applications Process

Applications are open from 3rd July to 28th July 2017. Classes are to commence on 26th August 2017.

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About the Training

Cytonn eHub is a 12 module course that shall be carried out over a period of 12 weeks.

Classes commence on 26th August 2017 and shall be happening every Saturday from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon at our offices, 6th floor, The Chancery Building, Valley Road Nairobi.

To enhance the learning experience, Cytonn eHub will have weekly assignments, evaluations and mentorship sessions in addition to the class room training. Participants should be able to make a 12-week commitment and have the time to engage intensively in the programme. This is because training is very practical and hands on.

Your investment towards becoming a sharp entrepreneur is Kshs. 5,000 which can be paid in instalments over the 12-week period; the proceeds of the programme will go towards funding the award for the most exemplary participant, which is a capital injection of Kshs. 100,000.

Upon successful completion of the modules, you shall be awarded with a certificate of participation and have a graduation ceremony. 

Why Choose to Apply for The Cytonn Entrepreneurs Hub?

  • Cytonn eHub is perfect for you if you are considering an entrepreneurial venture but do not know how to go about it or if you are an entrepreneur and you are wondering how to take your business to the next level
  • Cytonn eHub will give you access to mentors who will help you think through your business and overcome some of the challenges you face while running a business
  • Cytonn eHub will give you an opportunity to compete for actual funding in a forum of serious investors looking for venture opportunities

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • An individual with an already existing business which has been in existence for a period of between 6 months and 1 year
  • Someone with an actionable idea and a business plan; however, business ideas will only be limited to the following sectors: real estate, financial services, technology, education, and renewable energy

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