Chini ya Maji Podcast

Culture Rules II: Mindset Challenge

An episode of Chini ya Maji Podcast

By Impact Africa Network
A podcast covering the Nairobi startup ecosystem; the players, dynamics, lessons, success stories etc
Available on 10 platforms
The Talent Question
  On this episode we are joined by Wangari Mungai (, as we highlight the challenges startups face when it comes to sourcing, developing, and retaining talent and ways to overcome these challenges Our links: Twitter: Facebook: LinkedIn: Website:
February 18, 2019
Fundraising for Startups
  On this episode we are joined by Yacob Berhane, who helps to facilitate strategic allocation of capital and resources for startup companies, as we highlight a few issues that startup founders go through in the finance world and the differences and similarities between founders in Africa and those from the US.  Our links: Twitter: Facebook: LinkedIn: Website: Yacob:
February 11, 2019
Meet the IAN team
This week we introduce the IAN intern squad to the world. We are super excited about this group of emerging impact players
February 1, 2019
Founder Series 1: Mike Kipkorir, CEO Elewa
In our inaugural Chini ya Maji Founder series , we talk to Mike Kipkorir, the Co-founder and CEO of Elewa to learn more about their startup journey.
January 24, 2019
Founder Series 2: Mwaniki Gichuru, Founder Easy Church
We highlight the journey of building a Start-up in Silicon Savanna based on Mwaniki's experience building Easy Church. The podcast is structured around the IAN systematic entrepreneurship model.
January 24, 2019
Silicon Savanna Accelerator Perception Report
Our inaugural 2019 podcast delves into the 2018 report by IAN on local perception of accelerators. The report is based on a survey of 87 local entrepreneurs in Nairobi.
January 17, 2019
The Power of Networks
Mumbi and Mark discuss the power of networks in the growth of startups and how IAN is fostering the culture of collaboration in Silicon Savannah.
December 4, 2018
Culture Rules II: Mindset Challenge
We delve into how a mindset holds back entrepreneurs in Silicon Savanna
November 22, 2018
Culture Rules Everything Around Me
We talk about how culture drives performance even at the ecosystem level and why it is the issue holding back Silicon Savanna
November 6, 2018
Systematic Entrepreneurship
We discuss how 'business as usual' approaches to entrepreneurship and startups no longer apply in a technology driven world.
October 29, 2018
The Intro
This Podcast is an intro to Mark Karake, Mumbi Githuku and the Impact Africa Network (IAN) Catch us on Twitter @ianetworktweets and our website
October 26, 2018
Ecosystems - Silicon Savana
Mark and Mumbi discuss dynamics in Silicon Savanna, Nairobi's startup ecosystem, specifically the social stratification that is putting a scrimp on the entrepreneur and startup development pipeline Catch us on Twitter @ianetworktweets and
October 26, 2018
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