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In this second episode of the 2-part startup lobbying series, we draw lessons from active associations like the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Global Off-Grid and Lighting Association (GOGLA), and from the government. The speakers included:
- Florence Kimata – a Business Reform Specialist at the Ministry of East Africa Community.
- Patrick Tonui – the East Africa Regional Representative at the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA)
- Victor Ogalo – Head of Policy Research Analysis, and Public-Private Dialogue at Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA).
The conversation was moderated by Eric Kariuki who is the Head of the HiiL Justice Accelerator East Africa.
Strategies startups can employ to aggregate and speak in one voice to influence laws that affect them in various industries.
We recommend listening to Part 1 as a prelude to this episode.
This episode is brought you to by HiiL Justice Accelerator, the world’s only accelerator that focuses on preventing and resolving justice problems. They help startups scale and grow by providing coaching, mentoring, and grants.
Ways startups can participate in the law-making process, and instigate a mindset shift from compliance to influencing government.
This episode is brought you to by HiiL Justice Accelerator, the world’s only accelerator that focuses on preventing and resolving justice problems. They help startups scale and grow by providing coaching, mentoring, and grants.In this episode, we discussed how startups can influence the law-making process – especially for laws that affect businesses in the county and national level.