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

 

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