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Norrsken Kigali will become East Africa’s largest hub for entrepreneurship and innovation

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“Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world"

- NELSON MANDELA

We are creating a space where people can forge meaningful connections, spur innovation, and grow their businesses to create scalable economic and social development. The hub will house a mix of start-ups, incubators, VCs, accelerators and corporates, forming an ecosystem that enables entrepreneurs to tackle the world’s toughest problems.

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30+ MEETING ROOMS
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SKYPE BOOTHS
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QUIET AREA
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TEAM AREAD
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PHOTo AND VIDEO STUDIO
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CONFERENCE ROOMS
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EVENT SPACE
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PERSONAL LOCKERS
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WHITEBOARDS
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PLAYROOM
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WORKSHOP ROOMS
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MEDITATION ROOM
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GYM DISCOUNT
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PET FRIENDLY
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Rwanda is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills”.

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You can start a business in 48 hours in Rwanda.

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Rwanda has the world’s highest representation of women in parliament. 64% of Rwanda’s members of parliament are women.

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In 2007, Rwanda became the first country in the world to legislate an outright ban on plastic bags.

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Between 2001 and 2012, real GDP growth in Rwanda averaged 8.1% per annum.

THE LAUNCHPAD FOR
IMPACTFUL ROCKETS

Norrsken Foundation is building East Africa’s largest hub for entrepreneurship and innovation in the old premises of the Ecole Belge in downtown Kigali. When Norrsken purchased the site in 2019, it had been vacant since the school’s relocation in 2017. Norrsken now aims to revive one of the most important landmarks in Kigali and turn it into a place where education, innovation and entrepreneurship will join to generate solutions for scalable growth and development in Kigali and throughout the region.


COMMUNITY AND NETWORK
IMPACT ECOSYSTEM

Sitting at Norrsken, you're not just sharing a space together with a bunch of strangers, you are part of something bigger. With over 120 companies working on new ideas in different areas of technology and social entrepreneurship, there is always something to talk about, and more ideas pop up every day.

And it's not only the people working around you that will form part of your network, the house also attracts a lot of attention from the outside. Throughout the day, visitors from all kinds of sectors pass through the building, among them investors, politicians and heads of big tech companies.

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