Cohort 3 has started!

30.04.21

After reading many applications, having numerous interviews and discussing the start-ups with the board of Aurora, we’re very excited to announce the new start-ups that have joined us as of this week in our pre-accelerator programme!

 

Start-up 1: HBB Photography

Photography & Documentaries

Founder: Hickmatu Bintu Leigh

 

 

Start-up 2: BREathe Yoga & wellbeing

Yoga and wellbeing studio

Founders: Ramatulai L. Jalloh & Edward Kekura Kamara

 

 

Start-up 3: Tasty Plates

Cookery offering Sierra Leonean dishes

Founder: Olive Henrietta

 

 

Start-up 4: Youths Empowerment Forum

Providing life skills training to underprivileged youth

Founders: Adama Finda Borway & Mohamed Alpha

 

 

Start-up 5: Salone Agric Makit

A digital platform that connects farmers to buyers

Founder: Bayoh Turay

 

Fashion Industry Insiders Collaboration

Fashion Industry Insiders Collaboration

On the fifth of May, a harvesting fashion show event was held by Fashion Industry Insiders in collaboration with the Sierra Leonean fashion design hub Izelia and Aurora Foundation. The efforts of the past few weeks were showcased at the Country Lodge Hotel in...

Cohort 4 Graduation!

Cohort 4 Graduation!

On Wednesday, we graduated the fourth Cohort of our StartUP (formerly pre-acceleration) programme, and the largest one hitherto! Thirteen ambitious entrepreneurs graduated from our programme and are ready to develop their businesses even more and continue to grow. We...