+254 724 151 924 [email protected] 5th Fl, Lenana Towers 0800 - 1700Hrs

INNOVATION WITH JAPAN HIGH GROWTH SUPPORTING LEARN MORE Supporting innovative businesses in Kenya for sustained
high-growth, job creation and positive community impact
in a post COVID world.



Next INnovation with JApan (NINJA) is a startup support initiative by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) launched in January 2020 to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and the creation of new businesses in emerging countries.

NINJA aims at supporting Kenya’s post-revenue ventures showing high-growth potential with strategic partnerships, mentorship, and access to investment opportunities for enhanced business growth and continued social development in the country.



A one-of-a-kind accelerator designed to fast track the growth of impactful game changers, uniquely tailored to guarantee value for post revenue, high-growth business in Kenya.

Tailored support

Strengthen the foundation of your business in Kenya and gear up for scaling through intensive tailored support

Global community

Gain broader perspective, insight, and best practices from a global community of mentors, experts and instructors

Africa, Japan, & beyond

Gain unique access to Japanese venture capitalists, institutional and corporate investors, and/or strategic partners like no other program

NINJA Accelerator in Kenya

Delivering rapid acceleration to participating startups with a short-term program designed to help grow & support their businesses and build attractiveness to investors and strategic partners in Japan & beyond through:
  • Diagnostics Bootcamp
  • Mentoring (by internal and external mentors)
  • Instructor sessions
  • Networking sessions (with successful entrepreneurs and experts)
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Demo day (opportunity to connect with corporates and investors including from Japan)

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A startup accelerator program in Kenya to bring in integrated resources from the project partners for enhanced business success in Kenya and beyond.

Upcoming Events

Ninja Accelerator Kick-off

Join us as the ninja accelerator in kenya kicks off by revealing its program and showcasing its very first cohort to world!


Lenana Towers, 5th Fl

+254 (0) 724 151 924

P.O. Box 17726 – 00100

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