transform Africa.. connect, discover, grow

ELISA - the Entrepreneurial & Leadership Initiative for Sustainability in Africa, is a member network of entrepreneurs and leaders from a diversity of sectors who value opportunities to connect, discover and grow innovative ventures, creating jobs that transform Africa.


Our virtual community and summit connect a global network of passionate and brilliant people transforming Africa.

The ELISA Portal and annual summit bring together entrepreneurs, founders, global business leaders, investors and policy makers to showcase and fuel great Africa focused ideas.


Together we enable entrepreneurs and founders to define their path and develop transformative Africa focused ventures.

The collective knowledge and resources of our members from a diversity of sectors pioneers, tests and raises awareness of inventive new products, services and technologies.


The annual summit and online network provide the ideal ecosystem to showcase, test and develop new ideas and innovative products, services or technologies.

We also support, celebrate and train a new cohort of high potential, Africa focused founders and entrepreneurs each year through ELISA Scholars.