...connecting local entrepreneurs to local investors and local mentors

  • 1.1 Our Belief

    At GoBigHub, we believe that micro enterprises in Africa deserve easy way to access capital and skills for them to fulfill their purpose of producing products that add more value to customers, generating wealth for their founders, and creating employment opportunities for Africa’s youth and women.

  • 1.2 What We Do

    We are a platform, on web and mobile app, connecting local micro enterprises to local micro investors for capital, and to local mentors for skills.

  • 1.3 Our Vision

    Micro businesses across Africa going big, adding more value to customers, generating more wealth for owners, and creating more employment opportunities.

  • 1.4 Our Mission

    To connect local micro entrepreneurs to local micro investors and local mentors across Africa.

  • 1.5 Our Goal 10 Year Goal, 2024

    /p> To connect investments worth USD. 100 billion across 1,000 African towns by year 2024, contributing at least 1% of Africa’s GDP.

  • 1.6 Our Strategic Objectives

    To enable us achieve our goals and realize our mission, we have planned our activities across the following pillars. Focus - Develop, scale and grow investment capabilities in eight (8) micro enterprise sectors of: Agriculture, Education, Healthcare, Energy, Financial Services, FMCGs, ICT and Real Estate. Brand - Build a track record of project development in targeted sectors. Scale – Connect deals worth USD. 100 billion in the next ten years (including assets under management in Go Big Micro Venture Capital Fund). Return - Generate 40%+ annualized return. Cost - Maintain costs below 2.0% of total deals.

  • 1.7 Our Success To Date

    In the first financial year, 2015, we connected investments worth USD. 23,500, between 13 investors, and 17 entrepreneurs. We mentored 11 enterprises. In the second financial year, 2016, by third quarter, we have connected investments worth USD. 315,000, between over 132 investors and 76 entrepreneurs. We have mentored 57 enterprises. Specifically, we have recorded early success in our five business lines, as below:

  • 1.7.1 Crowd Funding Platform

    Our crowd funding platform, targeting micro enterprises seeking quick financing, long term financing, and seeking to sell their businesses, has so far over 147 businesses registered, as either quick deals (LPO financing, cheque discounting, invoice factoring), or fully fledged business proposals, or businesses for sale. So far, we have helped finance over 23 enterprises, with over USD. 179, 000, from various investors, both foreign and local.

  • 1.7.2 Mentorship (Inua Kijana Fellowship)

    We support enterprises to be attractive to capital by building their internal systems in accounting, as well as automating their production, HR, customer management, and sales. Our goal is to build systems for 1 million enterprises every year, working with Inua Kijana Fellows, that is, professionals, as well as students and graduates pursuing careers in finance and ICT. We have so far built systems for 57 entrepreneurs, mentored by 31 Inua Kijana Fellows, the mentors.

  • 1.7.3 The Hunt

    We help entrepreneurs access financing by holding an entertaining and informative TV Show, The Hunt, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to potential investors comprised of individuals, investment clubs, saccos, and representatives of investors. We have held six sessions to date in Kampala, available in our YouTube channel, GoBigHub.

  • 1.7.4 GoBig Fund (Micro Venture Capital Fund)

    We have designed and executed the first ever micro private equity fund for short term micro debt, and micro equity financing to businesses. We have so far built and dispersed a pool of USD. 142,500 to over 35 enterprises. We seek to build the fund to USD. 25 billion by year 10 (2024).

  • 1.7.5 GoBig Partnerships

    We have cultivated wide and deep strategic partnerships where we share our networks, train, mentor and coach, judge competitions, evaluate grant applications, and manage funds awarded to enterprises. We have so far partnered with Dhahabshil, US Mission Kampala, AgroMarket, SNV Netherlands, Uganda Muslim Youth Development Link, Affinis Labs (US), Savic Incubator (Kenya), Ye Awards (Netherlands), Biospore (Uganda), Trust Law (Reuters Thompson), Dero Initiative (Kenya), amongst others. Our goal is to have partnerships with one in three entrepreneurship initiatives across the continent.


Our Quick Deal Porjects - 20


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Seeta Day & Boarding…


Primary School for sale, Seeta, Mukono, Uganda. School has 1,035 pupils, and is situated in 7 acres…

Zaalyo Farm


3. Agriculture Farm. 5.5 sqr miles (3sqr miles -private mailo and 2.5sqr miles freehold title). 4 water…

A primary school


Primary school both day and boarding situated in Kabaale municipality. Kabale town. Seated on 5 acres,…

beach for sale


A beach for sale located on the lake shores of lake Victoria in Entebbe with a garden, bar , restaurant,…

Commercial Building…


Commercial Plaza for sale generating 130 million every month and more, centrally located within the…

Huli TV


Business is in need of money

JUCIEE SMOOTHIE…


The Okoth Family is concerned about the health of the city residents. We see this as an important part…

KOCHELO UGANDA


To provide a unique and relaxing dining experience – similar to dining at home. We will strive to achieve…

Radio Station


Business on sale. Radio station in Kampala. Current average monthly profits. UGX. 10 million. Assets.…

A gas re-filling…


A gas re-filling business, and warehouse, situated in ten acres, available for sale, touching main jinja…

Forex Bureau


Business on sale. Operating Forex Bureau In The Heart Of Kampala Licensed: Price: USD $ 12,000$. Contact…

Medical clinic…


A Medical clinic on sale. Location: Kamwokya . Has - Lab, Dispensary , Treatment Room, Dr's Room, Admission…

International school…


International school for sale in Kenya, for USD. 20 million. The school has reputation, with over 500…

Gym for sale


Gym for sale. Location. Langata, Nairobi. Kenya. Monthly expenses. Kshs. 150,000. Average monthly sales…

Highschool for…


Highschool for sale, in Nakawa Division, Kampala city, Uganda. Located less than 13km from city centre,…

Petrol Station…


Petrol Station for Lease, UGX. 9 Million per month. Wandegeya. Contact info@gobighub.com, +256776100059.

Petrol station…


Petrol station for sale, in wandegeya, for sale, USD. 1.2 million. You can contact GoBigHub at info@gobighub.com,…

petrol station


Operating petrol station seated on 48decimals in Makindye going for only $1M. You can contact GoBigHub…

Primary School…


Primary School for sale, Seeta, Uganda. School has 120 pupils, and is situated in 7 acres of land. Asking…


Our Partners - 3


Jim Pearson


Perfect Streaming

Kungula Limited


Kungula Maize “Winnower Thresher” Machine manufacturer seeks to partner with saccos, and individual

Project Funder


We are project funder with our cutting edge and group capital fund we can finance your signatory pro


Mentors - 9


agri-production


Dr. Naluyima Emma, celebrated…

manufacturing


Richard Sseruwagi is…

hospitality


Elizabeth is an author…

other


Yvonne Naliaka is a…

hospitality


Roy Masiga-Over 3 years…

ict


Jonathan Kayemba, owner…

other


Jean is a talented Tech…

agro-processioning


Brain Azemchap, with…

Business Systems…


Ojijo, a lawyer, author…


Our Enterpreneurs - 6



Our Investors - 6


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