Amplifying Entrepreneurship

Catalyst for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Africa

Entrepreneurship in Africa

Ampion is an organization dedicated to supporting young Africans creating innovative start-ups that are driving social and economic impact in their local communities.  We foster innovation in Africa  through engagement with the public and private sector, building strategic collaborations to enable the tech ecosystem and all its players.

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Wall Street Journal
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In the past six years, Ampion facilitated the foundation of more than  80 start-ups in 17 African countries  in diverse fields such as healthcare, mobile, agriculture, water and renewable energy.

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We believe Entrepreneurs can help solve our biggest problems

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Ampion is backed by Ampion Ventures

An acceleration program for promising African entrepreneurs & startups:

  • Seed money from a venture capital
  • Mentoring from experts & advisors
  • Access to new markets in Africa
See the program

Successful Projects

Our projects in Africa to amplify entrepreneurship

Startup Bus Africa

Venture Bus

The Venture Bus travelled across 16 countries with a total of 500 aspiring entrepreneurs from 37 countries.

Merck Accelerator


We designed the first health-tech startup accelerator with Merck in Nairobi, Kenya.

Africa Code Week


Africa Code Week empowered 1.3 million youth with basic coding skills across 35 African countries.

World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum

We curated a match-making process with Impact Investors and Social Entrepreneurs.

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David Smith

Startup Xmedial, South Africa

I took part in the first acceleration program by Ampion. This is what gave me the courage to create my company. I now have 13 employees.

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