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 30 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. Once you complete the program, you will get an opportunity to pitch to our pool of investors and receive investment in terms of equity, debt or a combination of both. Upon successful fundraising, Winam Capital will retain at least a 5% stake in the company.


Build your growth strategy and investment case in a structured way
20+ hours customized 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.

The applications are received on a rolling basis.


Personal Growth and Business Identity
  • Personal Profile
  • Motivation
  • Business Identity, Values and Culture
  • Core Business Activities


Strategy and Business Model
  • Identifying your core business
  • Setting Goals
  • Growth Strategy
  • Business Modeling


  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial Modeling and Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Change management