In collaboration with the Ministry of Investment, Industries, and Trade (MIIT) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tanzania, the TSA commissioned the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) to conduct a comparative baseline study from August 2021 to November 2021.
On the 17th of December 2021, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Dar Es Salaam and the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE), the TSA hosted an extended version of the GEW Tanzania 2021 to provide a platform for startups to learn how to address operational challenges they face.
On the 11th of June 2021, the TSA co-organized a meeting between the tech startups and the Minister of Information, Communications, and Technology, who was accompanied by relevant sector regulators, to provide short-term and long-term feedback on the issues raised by the tech startups in Tanzania.
From the 3rd of March 2021 to the 11th of June 2021, the TSA visited 14 regions in Tanzania to meet the local practitioners in the startup ecosystem. The efforts focused on comprehensive identification and profiling of the stakeholders of the startup ecosystem in Tanzania to ascertain the existing gaps and digitize the collected information.
In partnership with K Consultancy Limited, Sahara Ventures, and National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC), the TSA co-hosted the GEW Tanzania 2021, which focused on entrepreneurship skills development and the creation of decent jobs. Throughout the week, the TSA co-hosted events in Mbeya, Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, and Pwani to provide entrepreneurship skills to entrepreneurs.
On the 13th of October 2020, TSA and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tanzania signed a partnership to strengthen the startup ecosystem in Tanzania further. The MOU aims to provide a framework for a joint partnership in paving the way and achieving a conducive legal and regulatory business environment for the growth of the Tanzanian startup ecosystem.