A platform where founders, entrepreneurs, SMEs, industry leaders and enablers meet to discuss and learn from each other the best business strategies and topics of relevance to the continuity and sustainability of Business.



The Founder to Founders event, brought to you by Smartlab, provides a unique opportunity for startups to learn and grow from the experiences and insights of successful entrepreneurs in the African innovation ecosystem. Through interactive discussions and networking sessions, attendees have the chance to connect with accomplished founders, corporates, and other key players in the ecosystem, gaining valuable insights on product development, marketing, finance, and more.

Held quarterly, each Founder to Founders event features a panel of experts from diverse backgrounds, including accomplished entrepreneurs, corporates, development partners, academic institutions, and research organizations. The lively exchange of ideas and perspectives creates a rich learning experience for all participants, and the networking sessions provide a valuable platform for startups to connect with potential co-founders, partners, investors, and clients. Join us at Founder to Founders and unlock the secrets to success in the African innovation ecosystem.

Why you should attend Founder to Founder
  • Learn from successful founders
  • Connect with corporates, innovators, investors
  • Meet potential co-founders
  • Understand the current innovation market direction
How to attend

To attend Founder to Founders fill out the application form found here. The event is held at the Smart Lab Office in Mikocheni A Senga Road.


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