At SIMAD iLab, we help make a positive impact on Somalia and the world through entrepreneurship and our extensive startup ecosystem. Our “A” team is proactively engaged in startups’ journey from inception to exit, to empower and enable founders to contribute to a better Somalia.
We reach our goals by working together, sharing success and failures, and inspiring a culture driven by unlimited ambition. We’re an impact-driven innovation hub from the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.
SIMAD iLab strives to become the best fully-fledged innovation, technology, & entrepreneurship hub in Somalia & beyond
SIMAD iLab prepares young entrepreneurs for employment through tech & entrepreneurship education.
SIMAD iLab adopts Action Learning or learning by doing such as Project-Based Learning (PBL), workshop format, and case studies. Therefore, SIMAD iLab
Offers hands-on practical courses on design thinking, agile development, lean startup, and effectual entrepreneurship
Facilitates student-led competitions for real-world business problem-solving
Organizes industry competition intended to boost local innovation and productivity.
The SIMAD iLab at SIMAD University is dedicated to advancing Somalia's primary sectors like livestock, agriculture, and fisheries through youth-led startups. It has established an Advisory Board of experienced business leaders and academicians to guide this initiative.
Our “A” team is proactively engaged in startup's journey from inception to exit, to empower and enable founders to contribute to a better Somalia.
5th Floor, Town Campus, SIMAD University, Zoobe, Mogadishu Somalia