Shona Group Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 4
  • Investments
  • 18
  • Portfolio
  • 12
  • Exits
  • 6

Shona Group General Information


Founded in 2013, Shona Group is an accelerator firm based in Kampala, Uganda. The firm prefers to support companies in Eastern Africa.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Unreasonable East Africa
Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • Plot 812 Katutu Close
  • Off Canon Road, Ntinda
  • Kampala
  • Uganda
+256 0791 000000

Shona Group Investments (18)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Jibu 01-Feb-2018 Later Stage VC 000 Water Utilities Generating Revenue
000000000 09-Aug-2016 000000000000 Specialized Finance Generating Revenue
000000 09-Aug-2016 000000000000 Financial Software Generating Revenue
00000000 00000 000 01-Aug-2016 000000000000 Elder and Disabled Care Generating Revenue
000000 000000 0000 26-Apr-2016 000000000000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Out of Business
000000 0000 01-Jan-2016 000000000000 Household Products Generating Revenue
0000000-00000000 0 01-Jan-2016 000000000000 Alternative Energy Equipment Out of Business
00000 000 26-Mar-2015 000000000000 Financial Software Out of Business
Maisha Meds 01-Jan-2015 Accelerator/Incubator Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
Ojay Greene 01-Jan-2015 Accelerator/Incubator Food Products Startup
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Shona Group Exits (6)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Social Impact Institute 01-Jan-2022 Out of Business
00000 000 10-Aug-2020 000 00 00000000
0000000 0000000000 01-Jan-2019 000 00 00000000
0000000-00000000 0 31-Jul-2017 000 00 00000000
SmartLife 01-May-2015 Out of Business
Juabar Design Out of Business
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Shona Group Team (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joachim Ewechu Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Kampala, Uganda
Mandela Ivan Founder & Director, Investments Kampala, Uganda
Judith Otala Associate, Investor Relations Kampala, Uganda
Tukahirwa Loretta Investment Associate Kampala, Uganda
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Shona Group Co-Investors (8)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Maclellan Foundation 0 Series chart Industry bar
NRD Capital 0 Series chart Industry bar
Segal Family Foundation 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Stone Family Foundation 0 Series chart Industry bar
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