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As Africa and India becomes the most populous regions of the world, their economies also gather momentum. Technology will have to be increasingly integrated with both business and service oriented delivery. As the economic pulse quickens and growth rate surge, an expanding middle class with rising disposable incomes must rev up these economies to finally begin to reap the rich dividends of favorable demographics. Likewise, Indian and African societies face common challenges such as the challenge of poverty which makes it mandatory to ensure inclusive growth. The problems pertaining to access and inequality are exacerbated by a governance deficit forced by imported political systems which many countries are yet to properly assimilate.

The common trajectory of growth with its attendant challenges that African countries should negotiate, makes it inevitable that they seek to deepen their relations as well as understanding of each other. In this strengthening of relations what areas of cooperation can, and should, be prioritized? YASEFI plays a role in the exchange of programs mentoring an entrepreneur from the very level of active minds to ever-increasing vested opportunities in sustainable ecosystems.

Want to learn new skills to cultivate a different mindset? How about transforming your approach to problem solving or opportunity recognition? Skills opted in this forum prepare you for creating your own entrepreneurial career path, being a valued corporate team member, or to use your enterprising skills for working within government or the not-for-profit sector. You will understand the theoretical concepts behind the nature and importance of entrepreneurship, use a number of tools/frameworks/models to identify and assess opportunities, be creative in resourcing and marketing of a startup, and learn how critical customers, risk and ethics are in developing a potential new venture.

YASEFI paves a way to a leading African Students Philanthropic Organization committed to entrepreneurship. YASEFI’s motto is vesting the magnificent transformation of the entrepreneurial journey in Africa to shape the continent for the next generation. Approaches to the motto include hosting convening of entrepreneurs, policy makers and business leaders in one platform featuring master classes, a dynamic pitching competition, electrifying panel debates and presidential dialogues. Thus attributed by engaging audience comprising of startup entrepreneurs, development institutions and policy makers. YASEFI’s inclusive conquest is to connect, engage and forge partnerships with founders and investors in the specified fields building a strong network. Having its roots esteemed from LPU, YASEFI conquest is to connect all Africans in various institutions and merging the strong bond in Africa-India relation in economics and demographics.


Exploring out of class, closer to skill enhancement workshops and training are extensively summed in the forum which expose them to actual work environments and provide the opportunity to apply their thematic vision while learning.

The top industry tie-ups for hands-on practical training and certifications in collaborating with universities are paving a way to the forum, these include GOOGLE, MICROSOFT, YAHOO, Cognizant, Infosys, Amazon, Samsung, Capgemini, Adobe, Honda, SAP, Tech Mahindra, vmware, MRF, VOLTAS, ASHOK LEYLAND, LG Soft India, hp, DELL, FEDERAL BANK, Directi, BOSCH, asianpaints, Godrej, Hindustan Unilever Limited, REDINGTON, ITC Limited, TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES, kony, HITACHI, COLGATE-PALMOLIVE, Verizon, HYATT, TIVO, IBM, TVS, DELLEMC, cadence, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, GLASSS ACADEMY, Safeducate, CISCO, SAE INTERNATIONAL, LUPIN PHARMACEUTICALS INC. UpGrad, HUGHES, AUTODESK, Pegasystems, NSE.


These are founded on the opportunities afforded by contemporary political, social, economic and demographic trends. The forum jointly examine from common development challenges India and African countries face and offer solutions from both India and African perspectives that can help identify specific policy areas for Indian-African cooperation and vest the transformation framed to create opportunities in adversity.

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Startup Enterprise Kit

A 3-months program to cultivate and equip startups with basic skills required to run their business at early growth stage. It covers several topics including starting and scaling a business development, marketing strategy, effective management, product design etc.

Online Mentoring

YASEFI’s model provides a credible technology-enabled platform for access to world-class mentors from across Africa and internationally. The mentors have faced similar challenges and are able to steer our startup on a successful path.

Online Resource Library

A bespoke compendium of materials, case studies, videos, tasks, templates and interesting articles. This includes the 3-months series on the YASEFI Way shared concurrently. It expounds the core business values of the founder with an aim to building the right character in the entrepreneurs.


Country and state-level meet-ups to ignite the entrepreneurial fire and promote close interaction within the program. These selections facilitate personal exchanges, formation of strong ties with one another and with local hubs and key government agencies.

The Entrepreneurship Forum

A dedicated world-class annual Forum that brings together key people in the African and global entrepreneurial eco-system with an aim to leverage our convening powers to promote African entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship and to connect with local and regional decision makers.

Seed Capital

Each Entrepreneur receives a non-returnable seed capital of some amount. The seed capital is calculated on the official Bank of Tanzania equivalent value at the date of selection of the program. The aim is to support early growth, proof-of-concept and enhance their business operation. The seed capital is tied to clear milestones in a well-articulated and relevant business plan.

The Alumni Network

It comprises of all YASEFI entrepreneurs following the successful completion of the 3-months training program. The online mad offline network promotes sector-based and geography-based communities, collaboration across Africa and a healthy competition.


We are deeply involved to serve our program participants and create a culture where startups and our trusted partners are engaged and motivated to pursue their entrepreneurship endeavours.

-Meet Our Team-

Our team comprise of enthuthiastic Young African Entreprenuers who are committed to their work and always gets it done!


Founder (Chief Executive Officer)


Co-Founder (Managing Director)