As we come closer to the end of the year 2021, the Business Info Hub would like to reflect on the activities that helped us achieve our objective of bringing your business closer to financial services, business development initiatives, and industry insights to help you grow your business. We are so grateful for the support you afforded us throughout the year.

Here are some of the key activities we engaged in for the year 2022

Survive to Thrive Programme – partnership with African Management Institute

Stanbic Bank Uganda, in partnership with ConsumerCentriX and the African Management Institute (AMI), conducted training for SMEs in Uganda. Survive to Thrive is an AMI 6-month training program that consists of online courses and in-person training sessions. The programme enrolled 30 SMEs from the Kampala City Traders Association (KACITA) Stanbic Bank’s clients.

Stanbic Bank Business Incubator Limited Enterprise Development Programs

Stanbic Bank Business Incubator Limited introduced a series of development programs for SMEs in Uganda.  The programs included:

  • The Micro Enterprise Development program, a 2-weekS training program aimed at supporting micro-enterprises and offering them early-stage entrepreneurial and business management skills.
  • Stanbic Bank Accelerator Program, a 2-month accelerator program aimed at modelling and creating investment-ready SMEs in Uganda.
  • Supplier Development Program, a 3-month program aimed at supporting SMEs in the oil and gas sector to scale and improve their capacity to be compliant, as well as handle tenders and contracts.

Business Compliance – Business Registration Process

The Business Info Hub interviewed Provia Nangobi, Head of Public Relations and Corporate Affairs at Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB), to understand the first step in keeping your business compliant – business registration. Provia walked us through the process for different types of businesses operating in the country and shed some light on where business owners can go for support. Learn more

Most Popular Opportunities

For this year, the most sought opportunities were for funding by entrepreneurs in the agribusiness sector, tourism, innovation, and tech, as well startups. Most applications for business development opportunities were made for opportunities that provided involved mentorship, investment-readiness training, business skills, and networking. Click here for the latest opportunities.

Business Tips

The holiday season is a great time to increase sales, maximize profits and tap into new customer segments. As we you enjoy the celebrations with your friends and family, don’t forget to take advantage of the holiday season to grow your business. Here are the latest tips to help you maximize sales and profits this holiday season.

Starting next year, we have a huge announcement to share with you, so keep in touch. We hope you approach the new year with much optimism, and with that in mind, we would like to wish you Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year!