Investor Readiness Programme

We believe that early stage ventures in the Lake Victoria Region, play a vital role in accelerating the growth of the local economy. Our goal is to make these ventures in all the 14 counties within the Lake Victoria Basin able to attract investment, achieve growth and scalability.

We aim to catalyse investment into these enterprises by building the an active investment ecosystem in therror Lake Basin Region. We work with local investor communities and show them the opportunities and potential deals.

During a 1 month period, a cohort of 20 selected entrepreneurs engage in a systematic review of their business model, strategy and team, before crafting a validated growth and investment plan. Participants get access to high level mentors, experts and our network of investors.


Application to the investment readiness Program is done by clicking the apply button below. The program payment fees is Ksh. 10,000, after the program the participants get an opportunity to recieve investment in terms of equity, debt or a cobination of both. Upon successful fund raising Winam Capital will retain a 5% stake in the company.
Build your growth strategy and investment case in a structured way
20+ hours customised support from high-level mentors and experts
Access to 100+ investor network, and opportunities to pitch at all our Business Friday Forums, the Winam Investment Innovation Week and a free one year subscription to our Winam Business Club.

Application is are received on a rolling basis.

Module 1: First two weeks

Review of your business model, strategy and plan
Introduction to impact investing
Investment case part I: type of investment, valuation
Financial planning
Impact measurement
Pitch to peers, partners and investors (in informal setting)
Mentor matching
Setting milestones for the programme
Local meetup & working session:
Peer to peer support
Working session based on the needs of the group
Pitch training

Module 2: Last two weeks

Build your investment case – part 2: review shareholder structure, create term sheet
Working session with mentors and experts
Team and organisational growth
Pitch to investor panel (feedback)