July 25, 2016

Startup Mozambique


Mozambique Ecosystem


IdeiaLab is an ‘entrepreneurship lab’ promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, focused on growth entrepreneurs and using a participative approach.

RLabs Mozambique

As of Sept. 2013, RLabs was launching its first Mozambican outpost, with support from the Ministry of Technology and the Finnish Government. It is not in Maputo however- it’s in Lionde, one of the Millennium villages, about 2 hours from the capital.

Maputo Living Labs

Maputo Living Labs was founded in 2011 and provides both IT training and incubation of IT solutions in response to local business needs.


IBA Ventures: Inclusive Business Accelerator

The powerful model of Inclusive Business is creating jobs and income, as well as access to quality basic products and services for low-income communities.

To connect entrepreneurs to different players in the ecosystem we have created a matchmaking platform for founders, business coaches, impact investors, NGOs, governments and anyone who is interested in the growing Inclusive Business space.


BoP Innovation Centre

BoP Innovation Center provides services and tools to develop inclusive businesses in the ‘Base of the Pyramid’ (BoP). The BoP is a demographic term that covers the approximately 4,5 billion people who have to live on less than US $ 8 per day. Inclusive business refers to commercially and socially viable business models which include the people in the BoP as consumers, producers and entrepreneurs in the supply chain. Our mission is to develop new business activities with entrepreneurs and companies that aim to deliver value to and with communities in the BoP.


Top Articles:


Accelerating inclusive business in Mozambique

2015: The Role of Technology, Financial Resources and Business Skills in Microenterprise Development in Mozambique

2016:  More support for social and eco-enterprises: SEED Accelerators go to Malawi and Mozambique