Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has launched Lion’s Den, a TV series similar to ABC’s Shark Tank. Where startup entrepreneurs with innovative businesses ideas pitch their product before a team of investors, and the most viable businesses will walk away with funding to scale their operations.
KCB recently launched a KES 50 Billion program seeking to create jobs and skills development in Kenya. Lion’s Den TV series is part of this program.
“We are proud to be part of this exciting phase as the youth increasingly take up greater sway in the revolutions and pace of the economy in the coming years. They are the holders of the greatest ideas, the energy, and the commitment that is needed to drive the transformation,” said Angela Mwirigi, the Director Marketing & Communications at KCB.
“As a Bank, we are committed to ensuring they realize their dreams through providing platforms that will create an enabling environment for these opportunities.”
KCB has partnered with the Nation Broadcasting Division to air Lion’s Den episodes on a weekly basis. The show does have an affiliation with U.S. and U.K.’s version the Shark Tanks and …read more
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