Swiss Re Start up Academy 2020 for Young Entrepreneurs in Uganda

Swiss Re Start up Academy 2020 for Young Entrepreneurs in Uganda

Deadline: November 13, 2020

Applications are open for the Swiss Re Start up Academy 2020. The Swiss Re Start Up Academy is co-organized by Aiducation International, Junior Achievement Uganda and Swiss Re, focusing on Entrepreneurship.

At the Academy you will learn how to turn any business idea you have into a business plan and learn how to implement it. It doesn’t matter if your business idea falls in the for-profit sector or the non-profit sector where you want to have impact. It also doesn’t matter if you already have an existing business-all you have to do is show interest and willingness to learn and develop your business acumen while at the Academy. The Academy will take place between December 7 and 11, 2020 and it will be a residential program.


  • All costs of accommodation and meals are covered for selected participants.
  • During the week you will be coached by a team of Swiss Re employees from countries around the world and Ugandan coaches. This is the perfect opportunity to discover and grow your Entrepreneurial skills.


  • Open to young entrepreneurs in Uganda;
  • Applicants should be between 18-25 years of age;
  • Be available to fully participate in the program.


Before you begin the application, ensure that you have a copy of your most recent academic transcript.

Deadline for submission of applications November 13, 2020 and you will be informed about participation not later than November 20, 2020.

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For more information, visit Swiss Re Start up Academy.