UIA ED receives survey results for the Top 100 Mid sized companies

In the wake of the need to recognize the contribution of Uganda’s SMEs and celebrate the entrepreneurs that have contributed to wealth and job creation in Uganda, KPMG and Daily Monitor partnering with Uganda Investment Authority and other stakeholders embarked on a survey that seeks to identify Uganda’s fastest growing medium sized companies in order…

Soap production training in Kanungu district

Uganda Investment Authority in partnership with Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) organized a one week soap production training at Kihihi, Kanyantorogo in Kanungu district to promote Small and Medium Enterprises’ products and service standards for quality assurance production in the region. The need for training arose when a group of unified local palm oil growers…

SMEs Driving the Economy

The last thirty years have seen Africa change from an economically backward continent to being the world’s most exciting economic frontier. By 2035 the number of Africans joining the work age population will surpass the rest of the world combined according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At the moment Africa is offering hope to…

The 1st Kampala Private Equity/Venture Capital Conference 2015

“The Alternative Finance Vehicle for MSMEs” Although many companies in Uganda are just starting and showing very high potential for growth and profitability, they lack the capital to get established. Between microfinance and mega deals in Uganda lies the “missing middle” – a lack of SME business finance holding back a swathe of high potential…