The StartHub Catalyzer is the first investor for Uganda’s best Startups.

The StartHub Catalyzer accelerates Ugandan startups. 1-on-1 guidance. From business modeling to investment & continuous growth. For 2 years. And 4M UGX in cash to boost your Startup.
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This is how the StartHub Catalyzer helps your African startup.

The StartHub Catalyzer helps you to focus on what is most important. The Catalyzer helps to do the right thing at the right time. Strategy, Sales, Business Modelling, Product Development, Management, Accounting, HR, Investment, Marketing, etc. Get guidance to find success.

Expert Guidance

We pay our venture associates. To guide you. For two years. Weekly consulting tailored to your needs. On top: Templates, eE-learning materials, bootcamps, workshops, and more.

Investment for Growth

Each team that gets into the Catalyzer receives 4M UGX and access to unsecured patient loans starting at 1% interest per month only.

Good Connections

With dozens of Ugandan entrepreneurs. To our investor networks. To advisors for deep-dives. To potential clients & more. StartHub’s networks are an unfair advantage for you.


Your challenges have been solved by others before. Your questions can be answered by smart entrepreneurs. The Catalyzer is about growing with others who are on similar journeys. We connect you.

The StartHub Catalyzer helps startups in Uganda to do the right thing at the right time. StartHub is like the Co-Founder with the perfect gameplan for your startup in the pocket. Apply now as a Startup and learn what you have to do to find an investor in Uganda.

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How does the Catalyzer come on board?

Time: Our model ensures that you have a venture associate to guide you for two years. They help you to prioritize the right things. We put in the hours to ensure you work on the most important thing at the right time.

Investment: StartHub invests 4M UGX in you. Catalyzer Startups can get below-market rate loans. The Catalyzer helps you get investment with connections and more support.

Cost: There is no fee, but a revenue-sharing model of 5% of your revenue for a specific time. Apply and learn more. Be assured: It is designed to help you growth. StartHub only benefits if you are successful in the long run. Because that is our goal.

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Meet the Startups that are part of our Catalyzer program!

From identifying a Co-Founder to product design and investment - we have benefitted from the one-on-one support of StartHub across the board.

Social brings small African businesses online through their all-in-one marketing platform.

From identifying a Co-Founder to product design and investment - we have benefitted from the one-on-one support of StartHub across the board. is the convenient wallet to receive salaries, make purchases, and invest money fro clients across Africa.

We joined StartHub on campus and build a company with their guidance. The best support around! brings STEM and Tech education into secondary schools in Uganda through science clubs and do-it-yourself robotics kits.

OnScore builds soccer clubs in rural Uganda, running sports events and offering sports equipment.

OMNI offers subscriptions to all of Kampala's Gym's and supplies fitness equipment.

Isharc - Impactful, Sharp, is a web and mobile agency currently working on the Mamy Shop, a software solution for management of small shops. is an e-commerce supplying locally produced high-quality arts supplies for artists and hobbyists.

WAGE Spices (Women and Girl Empowerment) trains rural smallholder women farmers to grow quality spices - and provides them with the market they need.

SolfixSolfix brings the legal practice online - making legal support more accessible and affordable to protect Uganda's businesses.

Zetu AfricaZetu Africa is the Africa Winner of Total Startupper of the year - building around their seatpacks that furnish rural classrooms.

The Economic is a magazine to showcase African knowledge presented by industry experts and scientists - and designing appearance and communication for organizations and companies.

Rada is a Ugandan Safari company that is building a travel wallet for Ugandan travellers - showing Uganda to Ugandans.

Grab innovates around cooking gas access through accessible new payment plans to replace charcoal for good.