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Somalia: StartUp Somali Launches Acceleration Programme to Help 2055 New Tech Firms

MOGADISHU (HAN) February 24, 2016 – Public Diplomacy and Regional Stability Initiatives News.This fall 2016, the Startup Somali launches a new campaign, the Acceleration Programme, to lead the initiative of promoting and helping 2055 new tech firms start in Somali region in the tech space industry. The Acceleration programme is led by Startup Somali, an organization of entrepreneurs with the goal of helping start companies in the technology industry. These companies that are still going through a demanding selection process in bootstrapping their startups in the region of Somali.

The Acceleration Programme, which is to be launched this fall 2016, is the first of Startup Somali’s campaign in creating for the future a strong community of entrepreneurs. With this campaign, Startup Somali aims to create more business ventures in the post-conflict nation of Somali. Startup companies can start working towards achieving their dreams for their business ventures by first joining Startup Somali which will support young technologically and talented people to create their own employment.

There are many young, talented individuals capable of solving real world social and business problems in Somali but these young people are not given support and resources in creating their own employment. In order to help these young tech entrepreneurs, the Startup Somali starts the Acceleration Programme which was a key element in the organization’s strategy to helping Somali’s innovators to turn their ideas into products and services that will marketable.

This way, the young entrepreneurs can very well help in the country’s economic growth by increasing employment and by means foreign exchange generation. The strategy behind Acceleration Programme is simple, that is by transforming the country slowly in the next few years from being technology consumers into creators of technology. This way, the Somali region can be put to stand in the core innovation and entrepreneurship. Startup Somali simply wants to be an inspiration to the next generation of entrepreneurs in the Somali region.

On that note, Startup Somali is eager and excited to have the young entrepreneurs to be a part of the campaign where they can all work together to achieve their goals. This campaign will enable investors, entrepreneurs, government officials, innovators and even students to gather and discuss their technological ideas and then come up with concepts on how they can bring success to the nation. The Acceleration Programme is all about connecting Somali startup communities, help them become sustainable with funding and create successful tech firms in the region, all of this for the benefit not only of the entrepreneurs but also of every Somalis.

To know more about Startup Somali, please visit For inquiries, please contact us at . Twitter: @startupsomali Facebook:

Company: Startup Somali

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