Manufacturing & Retail

THE NEST AFRICA: MANUFACTURING & RETAIL

THE PLATFORM THAT CONNECTS AFRICA'S FOOD, BEVERAGE & MILLING INDUSTRY BUSINESS OPERATORS WITH BIG CORPORATES, SUPPLIERS, FUNDERS, EXPERTS AND OTHER NETWORKS

MANUFACTURING & RETAIL

The manufacturing and retail sectors – whether for fast moving consumers goods or industrial products – is on the rise in Africa.

However, Africa’s manufacturing and retail sectors are desperately in need of the latest innovative technologies and investments that will ensure that the manufacture and retail of goods of tomorrow meet world class quality, cost, safety and sustainability.

The Nest Africa Manufacturing & Retail innovations platform connects young and established African companies with big corporates, suppliers and other stakeholders and builds their capacity through business incubation, events and training & mentorship. It further provides them with access to financial capital from the community that makes up the Hub to catalyse the sustainable growth of the sector.

The focus areas of this platform include:

  • Last mile delivery and customer engagement

  • Blockchain technology, internet of things (IoT), machine learning, big data, analytics and more 

  • Digitalisation & automation of manufacturing and retail

  • Asset tracking, traceability and identification

  • Manufacturing technologies, efficiency and risk reduction in the supply chains

  • Risk management technologies

  • Retail management, payments and new systems

WHAT WE OFFER

Incubation & Support

We bring together young entrepreneurs and established businesses and provide them with the right logistical support and platforms that incubate and grow their ideas to life through our facilities, networks and community.

Mentorship & Training

We introduce you to mentors and advisors, who are leaders in your sector and who can guide you on your journey of business start-up and growth. We also provide training and consultancy services to businesses, covering the most important business topics to ensure that you succeed from early on in your journey.

Shared Office & Facilities

We plan to have shared office space for use by young entrepreneurs and businesses to start off, incubate and grow their ventures before they eventually branch out on their own.

Connection with Investors

We create a community of young entrepreneurs, established companies, investors, private equity and venture capitalists that ensures that you have access to knowledge, facilities and critically – capital to innovate and grow

Corporate Networking & Events

We ensure that young and established businesses find the most critical networks that add value to their business growth by organising regular corporate networking events and industry focused technical and commercial events that add value to our members and community

JOIN THE PLATFORM

We believe in the possibilities out of Africa. Join us today - become part of our platform

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AGRITECH
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SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS & E-COMMERCE
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SUSTAINABLE LIVING & PACKAGING
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MANUFACTURING & RETAIL
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HEALTHCARE
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FINTECH
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