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4th Leap Conference

The Association of Student Enterprises (NASE).

Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 08:00 - Friday, 16 November 2018 at 17:00 (EAT)

4th Leap Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Quantity
Delegate - Early Bird Offer   more info 14 Nov 2018 Free  
Exhibitor - Early Bird Offer
Exhibitor Fee: Shs 200,000/= or £40 Early Bird Offer: a 50% discount is available to ONLY the first 20 delegates. PLEASE NOTE: Entrance is not free. Registration is not complete until FULL payment has been received. Cash WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. See event details for ways to pay.
14 Nov 2018 Free  
Donor / Supporter
As well as providing seed investment, your support will help us to cater for food, drinks & conference logistics before, during and after the event. Please give what you can. Every little helps.
15 Nov 2018 Enter donation (£)

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Started by entrepreneurial students from Kingston University, London - the number one university for student and graduate start-ups in the UK, The Association of Student Enterprises (NASE), is proud to bring you our 4th Leap Conference


The two-day Leap Conference, which is one of the key events in the Global Entrepreneurship Week celebrations in Uganda, will draw together 1,000 youth, graduates and enterprising students from Uganda’s top Universities for a 2-day impactful and hands-on programme of practical support for identifying and developing business ideas. The Leap Conference is not about speeches or lecturers. As the name suggest, it is designed to challenge and inspire the youth to literally take the “Leap” into the world of business and entrepreneurship. From idea generation, branding, marketing, finances, etc, the Leap Conference equips young people with the tools essential for developing business ideas and running a successful enterprise.

As well as a unique opportunity to network with a diverse range of young people from a variety of backgrounds, the Leap Conference, which happens once a year, features practical games and business simulations, seasoned entrepreneurs, mentors and speaker - prepare to be inspired. 

Can I apply even though I am not a student? Absolutely. While the majority will be students, we are definitely open to having some (very strong) non-student participants, particularly investment ready start-ups with working prototypes or products and services ready to hit the market.

VENUE:  Kampala: 

Actual venue will be confirmed by the end of September 2018.


CONFERENCE THEME: #Connectivity 

Sub Themes:

1. The Internet of Things 

2. Smart Cities

3. Gamification 

4. Social Media 


5. Fin Tech




Exhibitor Fee: Shs 200,000/= or £40

Delegate Fee: Shs 100,000/= or £20

Early Bird Offer: a 50% discount is available to ONLY the first 500 delegates & first 10 exhibitors or for tickets bought by 31st August, whichever comes first.

As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we rely on the generous support of organisations and individuals to impact young lives. As a delegate, your donation is a test of your commitment, will help to cover other logistical obligations needed to impact over 1,000 conference delegates such as venue costs, conference materials plus breakfast, lunch and drinks throught the two days. As well as entrance, your donation also entitles you to a chance to pitch your idea in return for $5,000 worth of seed investment, as explained on our website.

Please note that registration is not complete until FULL payment has been received. Cash WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED before or at the door. All payments must be made via the following methods. (A) Mobile Money: Via telephone number 0776696500 registered to Dennis Aguma. Please use the same email address used for registration as reference. This will be used to reconcile payments, and to email your receipt. (B) Via PayPal: (Currency: British Pound).



For further information, please visit our website: 
or contact Dennis Aguma: +256776696500 / WhatsApp +447951212772 |  

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What's the refund policy?

Payments are non refundable. We shall not be deemed to be in breach or default by reason of any failure to perform any obligations under or observe any provisions of this Agreement if and to the extent that such failure is due to a cause beyond our reasonable control including without limitation Acts of God, war, sabotage, riot, explosion, acts of terrorism, Government control restriction, legislation or prohibitions, or industrial disputes.


What are donor tickets? 


To-date, the Leap Conference, since 2015, has challenged and inspired over 2,000 enterprising students and graduates from Uganda’s top Universities to take control of their future by “Leaping” into the world of business and entrepreneurship. Dennis Aguma and a team of volunteers do this out of passion and a desire to make a difference in people’s lives. This, in their spare time and with no budget whatsoever, save for the generous support of family, friends and a number of organisations. The 4th Leap Conference has bigger ambitions - to impact 1,000 students, and offer incubation and seed investment to the top 5 businesses. As well as the seed investment, the 2 day conference requires funds to cater for the logistics before, during and after the event. This includes venue, food, drinks, conference materials for both the Leap Conference and a subsequent boot camp for the winners of our pitching competition. For the conference to happen, our founder, Dennis Aguma, also requires flights to and from London, and facilitation for three weeks while in the country organising the conference. All this requires around £20,000 most of which will be grants and seed investment in the top five businesses.

The donor tickets are reserved, not for delegates, but for individuals that wish to support this noble cause. With your support, you’ll not only be inspiring each of the 1,000 enterprising student delegates to start a business and therefore have a brighter future, but you’ll also have a chance to be an honouraly founder of what could potentially be the next big business from Sub Saharan Africa. As an honouraly founder member, you will receive a certificate, and have the first bite at the start-ups’ products, and the opportunity to be one of the first investors at the start-ups’ next round of funding when they begin to scale. 

We cant do this alone. Will you stand with us? Please give what you can. Every little helps.

Do you have questions about 4th Leap Conference? Contact The Association of Student Enterprises (NASE).

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Kampala, Central Region

Thursday, 15 November 2018 at 08:00 - Friday, 16 November 2018 at 17:00 (EAT)

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The Association of Student Enterprises (NASE).

The Association of Student Enterprises (NASE) is a social enterprise set up in 2015 to inspire and champion skills and youth entrepreneurship in Ugandan Universities. To date, and working with partners such as University of Surrey (UK), Resilient Africa Network and Kingston Univeristy, London, NASE has helped to highlight the importance of supporting the youth with enterprise skills through business competitions and events such as the Leap Conference.

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