Changing the
African narrative

Startup studio in Nairobi on a mission to ensure young talented Africans can access Africa's digital transformation opportunity as creators and owners


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Product development Fellows

We provide a place for aspiring technical entrepreneurs to work on internal projects with the intention of spinning them out into startups

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Professional Service Fellows

We provide a place for emerging professionals to develop the skills and experience required for a career in innovation and entrepreneurship

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Resource network

We continually develop a network of key mentors, advisors, domain experts, donors and angel investors who provide the necessary support for the work we do

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Media platform

Our media and events platform is designed to demystify and localize startup building knowledge and to provide Silicon Savanna a voice, an identity, and community


Innovation Fellows

Andrew Ndung'u

Video and Media Production

Kongin Damaris

Product Marketing & Communications

Hosea Ciuti

Product Development

Mark Orina

Product Development

Daisy Langat

Digital Marketing

Brandon Ruoro

Digital Creative

Mercy Nyaramba

Product Development

James Mungai

Market Research

Kefa Mutuma

Product Development

Maurine Kerich

Strategic Projects - Fundraising

Wycliffe Barasa

Donor Relations

Raphael Gichira

Product Associate

Ian Kinyua Irungu

Product Development

Jennifer Karake

Blogging Support

Ian Kiragu


George Kibuku

Market Research

Mutethya Mutweko

Market Research

Erick Liona

Video and Media Production

Pauline Nyathira


Delphine Nyaboke

Student Experience, Jenga School


Kevin Owuor

Human Resource

Phyllis Mburu

Donor Relations

Mark karake

Founder - CEO

Dr Lawrence Nderu

Jenga School Lead Instructor

Alfred Mwangangi

Jenga School Teaching Instructor


Ella Peinovich

Co-founder, Powered-by-People, Serial Entrepreneur

Ngigi Waithaka

Founder, Kionjo. Serial Entrepreneur

Agatha Gikunda

Head of Developer Relations, Intel

Louis Majanja

CPO & Co-founder Ajua

Bitange Ndemo

Prof. ICT UoN, Former permanent secretary I.C.T GoK

Raphael Kilondu

Secretary Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco


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