Bora Growth Partners is a growth strategy consulting firm that assists companies with business development, growth and expansion into the Sub Sahara Africa through research and execution of successful operational up-scaling. Our involvement can be through project-based management consulting, or long-term additions to your strategy team.
Bora Growth Partners was started by two friends Mohamed Majapa and Sajja Steven. Our different backgrounds merged in Cape Town during our respective social and academic journeys as are part of a few East Africans living in Cape Town. Our passion for entrepreneurship and technology brought us together - not to mention our common belief that Africa is one big opportunity.
We approach the African business climate with an added dimension of familiarity due to our respective backgrounds. Our diversity in expertise, experience and hard work has created a receptive atmosphere where curiosity and innovation guide our performance. It is our hope to offer the same guidance to our business partners, clients and associates.
Our collective promise, "Growing with you"; is a reassuring pledge each team member makes to each of our client and partners. We can only accomplish it by embedding and living our Values on every project we work on
Our diversity and depth of experience, industry knowledge and market presence ensures a peace of mind to our customers. We keep our promises by delivering and exceeding expectations.
We are innovative and flexible. We tackle all challenges with passion. We encourage transformation in order to succeed.
Mohamed is an Entrepreneur and MBA Graduate (Cum laude - University of Cape Town) with a background in financial economics, market research and strategy formulation. His current area of focus is developing growth strategies for entrepreneurs, businesses and corporations, particularly those looking to venture in new markets within sub-Saharan Africa.
Steven has engaged in multiple facets of product development from user experience, architectural planning and software development. He comes with a great knowledge of Fintech, strategy planning and has consulted with multiple firms in the Sub-saharan Africa over an array of topics like tech, business strategy and process formulation & strategy.
Mark is a qualified Geometrician and MBA Graduate. He has gained 10 years experience in the engineering industry, and over 12 years of management experience in a small professional environment. This has prepared him to deal with all aspects of business.
Sophie has a degree in Economics and Finance from UCT (Distinction) and is currently pursuing an Honors degree in corporate finance and Investments. Sophie's work involves consulting for a group of small to medium enterprises in Southern and Eastern Africa
Martha Balaile holds a Bachelors degree (Distinction) in Visual Communications from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography. She has a broad background in various aspects of design specializing in Graphics and Illustration. She has a keen interest in User Interface and User Experience design so that her work not only looks good, but achieves its intended purpose.
Kevin has over 5 years experience in financial sector both in East Africa and Southern Africa working across financial research, private and corporate finance and debt counselling. He has advanced degree in financial analysis and portfolio management from University of Cape Town. His current focus is in Market research and financial advisory within East African market.
Louis Kinunda is a Business Intelligence Specialist and MBA graduate who has extensive experience in IT and Telecoms industry. He has worked in multiple BI projects and IT systems implementation focusing in unlocking value and growth through technology capabilities. He is also passionate about Strategy development and Innovation space
Stanford has an advanced degree in economics - with working experience in market and economic research, strategy and consulting in the African region. His current activities involve brand-tracking, consumer experience and economic research.
A graduate, versatile, resourceful, analytical, innovative, with practical hands on approach.Has a broad range experience in Financial Institutions, Financial Risk Management, Treasury and Investment Management. Backed by achievements in product innovation and adaption of abreast industry standards and methodologies.