They are talking about us


"Buspreneurs walked up and down the bus to learn what each group was working on to see if they could join or share ideas."

Teo Kermeliotis - CNN

The Guardian

"Last year, AMPION helped create 30 new ventures in 15 African countries in industries from healthcare to agriculture."

Jessica Bland - The Guardian

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"They bring back into their local communities what they have learnt on the bus, in order to improve the lives of their people and become change makers."

Salome van Zyl - BBC

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"The non-profit initiative brings together change makers and tech experts (....) Venture Capitalists leverage platforms like AMPION to help turn business ideas into real projects."

Africa Business Weekly, Bloomberg TV


" Obwohl der Bus zum ersten Mal in Afrika fährt, gab es für die 41 Plätze rund 250 Bewerbungen. Am Ende wurde per Skype-Interview ausgewählt, wer mitfahren durfte.

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The Guardian

" Startup Bus Africa, le road trip numérique."


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" Each tour wraps up with pitches in front of regional investors and political luminaries and coincides with major regional events."

Jonathan Shieber - Tech Crunch

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" Der fahrende Hackathon, organisiert von der Berliner NGO Ampion. Das Ziel: Startups zu schaffen, die sich lokalen Problemen widmen. "

WIRED 05/2015


" Sur la route, dans chacun des pays traversés, les start-uppeurs sont allé à la rencontre des incubateurs locaux, une manière de s’enrichir des pratiques des autres."

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The Guardian

"The five day trips sound like the perfect way to get people out of the comfort zone and focused on disruptive ideas."

Ben Schiller, Fast Company

El Pais

"Son jóvenes, talentosos y no temen el riesgo. Organizadores y participantes creen en la responsabilidad social y en el poder de la iniciativa emprendedora para transformar (...) un continente."

Glòria Pallarès Vinyoles - El País

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"Der Berliner Gründer Fabian-Carlos Guhl hat mit einem Start-up-Bus Afrika bereist. Inzwischen heißt seine Non-Profit-Initiative Ampion, die in diesem Jahr in 15 afrikanischen Ländern aktiv sein wird."

Stephan Dörner - The Wallstreet Journal


"Les jeunes entrepreneurs font appel au technologie mobile et de la communication pour améliorer le quotidienne de population."

Sihem Hassaini, BBC Afrique


"Ein großer Bus voll mit jungen Menschen aus aller Welt, die den Traum vom eigenen Startup-Unternehmen träumen. Das ist der StartupBus Africa."


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"Les candidats doivent avoir le ‘feu sacré', une âme d'entrepreneur."

Rose Jeantet - Responsable du bus France

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"Today we have a discussion about the Startup bus which is travelling with people who have IT business ideas and are getting a chance to pitch their ideas on the bus."


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