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…

Uganda hosts the 17th East African Community Regional Jua Kali/Nguvu Kazi exhibition

The 17th East Africa Jua kali show, is taking place from 5th to 11th December 2016 at the Kampala Capital City Authority grounds under the theme “Buy East African MSME products to build East Africa”. It is organized by the EAC Secretariat in conjunction with the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives to showcase the…

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…

The 2nd Kampala Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference 2016

Theme: Enhancing the growth of SMEs through affordable alternative financing Date: 21st  June 2016  Venue: Serena Kampala Hotel Background: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) together with partnering institutions organized the first ever Private Equity (PE) Conference in Uganda last year in June 2015. The second conference is set for 21st  June 2016 with the  main focus to…

Investment Clubs: The Alternative Funding Source for SMEs

An investment club is a group of less than 100 people who pool their money to invest in ventures they deem profitable. Usually, investment clubs are organized as partnerships and, after the members study different investments, the group decides to buy or sell based on a majority vote of the members.  Investment clubs a great…