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✓ Position Your Business for Growth
✓ Access Industry Experts
✓ Integrate Your Faith

Are you ready to shift gears?

The early years of growing a business are challenging. Honing your product offerings, attracting clients, training staff, keeping financial records... and trying to build momentum to get to the next level. At the same time, you also desire to further your own development as an effective business leader.

We get it.

Get on the fast track and accelerate growth.

Designed for businesses which already have momentum, Sinapis’ Fast Track equips motivated, high potential founders to build the structures that can propel their business forward while making an intentional impact on lives and the community. Working with small cohorts of similar staged businesses, we provide a unique nine-month experience oriented towards achieving growth, stability, sustainability, and investment readiness.

Who is Fast Track for? 

·    You've been in business 3+ years
·    You have achieved 7M+ Ksh in revenue
·    You have 5+ employees
·    You are driven to double your business in the next 2-3 years
·    You're genuinely interested in learning how to live out your faith and values through your business

What do participants receive?

·    3 cohort-based workshops
·    6 opt-in Informational training sessions
·    A mentor assigned specifically to you
·    A team of advisors available to assist you in reshaping your business
·    Post-program follow-up and support

Get the tools you need for the road ahead

Elite Instruction

We've been training entrepreneurs for over a decade to grow profitable businesses that have Kingdom impact

Mentors and Advisors

Our mentors and advisors are industry experts who have successfully navigated growing businesses from the ground up

Capital Raise Preparation

Receive instruction, coaching, and advice as you prepare to pitch to investors and navigate partnerships

Are you asking the right questions to grow?

Is my value proposition clear, compelling, and distinctive?

Do I know what I need to do to attract, capture, retain, and deepen relationships with target customers?

Am I ready to build an effective leadership team that can share critical tasks and responsibilities?

Can I set and stay focused on top priorities?

Do my choices reflect my faith and values?

Do you have the right team on your side?

Be supported by leaders who have scaled businesses ranging from $5-200M USD across multiple stages. Our team has a depth of experience in the East African market as well as a passion for helping founders grow personally and professionally. We want to see founders and businesses thrive and experience strong growth while also striving with purpose, being grounded in one’s faith and values, and working as agents of transformation bringing true flourishing to their community.

Ray Barreth

Ray Barreth is a serial entrepreneur and has 35 yearsʼ experience creating, directing, and leading SME ventures in the United States, United Kingdom, and Europe. As a serial entrepreneur, Ray has launched six companies from product inception to scale. His companies ranged in size from $40M exceeding $100M U.S. in revenue. Ray coached entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and the Silicon Prairie, in the Kansas City Start-Up Village. Ray hasbeen training, coaching, and growing African companies through his Venture Village (V2) GROWTH Lab which operates in Zambia and Nigeria.

Martin Kibisu

Martin is a seasoned business and organizational strategist with over 13 years of experience working with a major Kenyan international company, including leading the innovation hub. Martin is passionate about innovation and co-creation with the start-up/SME ecosystems as a practical and mutually beneficial way of solving existing and emerging business challenges. He has mentored and coached start-ups to build sustainable business models. He believes in pushing boundaries and that impossible is only a figment of our imagination.

Toby Kilgore

As Managing Director, Toby leads Sinapisʼ acceleration and advisory services. He is passionate about seeing entrepreneurs flourish in frontier markets, embracing both building businesses with excellence and intentionally living out their faith and values through their endeavors. Tobyʼs career prior to Sinapis involved working with executive teams of leading domestic and international institutions successfully addressing core strategy and performance issues. As a partner at Deloitte Consulting and Kearney Consulting, he was responsible for building practices and serving Tier 1 clients. His focus-areas included growth strategy development and execution and customer experience enhancement. Toby received an MBA from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University.

Purity Wainaina

Purity Wainaina is an entrepreneur trainer and coach with over 18 years of experience in financial management, internal audit, risk management, and control systems assessment within national projects, micro-finance, and business accelerators. In the last four years, she has successfully facilitated training and coaching for more than 200 entrepreneurs from various sectors who have subsequently gone on to achieve exponential growth. A recent achievement was designing a business continuity and recovery program to support business growth during COVID - 19. The businesses that participated in this program made changes in their business models that enabled them to realize increased sales despite the depressed market and reduce costs to achieve profitability.

Mentors & Advisors


USD In Investment Capital Raised by Sinapis Alumni

How it Works

1. Apply today

The application process just takes 10 minutes

2. Get a free consultation

Discuss your business challenges and goals to see if this is the right solution for you

3. Accelerate your growth

Gain new levels of traction


Program Components

Designed for businesses which already have some momentum, Sinapis’ Fast Track equips motivated, high potential founders to build the structures that can propel their business forward while making an impact for the Kingdom. Working with small cohorts of similar-stage businesses, we provide a unique nine-month experience oriented towards achieving growth, stability, sustainability, and investment readiness.


  • Join three in-person, two-day workshops that provide intensive learning and interactive sessions on crucial aspects such as leadership & vision, business model innovation, and growth planning. Post-workshop engagement will ensure effective progress tracking and implementation.

Workshop 1: Leadership & Vision
  • Sharpen and align on ideology for each enterprise team — values, purpose, and vision, driving 10-year goal
  • Foster vision, community, and intntionality
Workshop 2: Business Modeling
  • Introduce business model as the means to identify and document the unique value proposition and supporting strategies which enable break-out growth
  • Test and validate/pivot the business’ value proposition to achieve high growth traction
  • Focus on high-value customers and advance strategies for achieving conversion and improving customer lifetime value
Workshop 3: Growth Planning
  • Define/refine customer targets to achieve growth aspirations
  • Develop actions and goals for scaling in the next three years
  • Identify/prioritize the key elements enabling — and inhibiting — growth realization

        Instructional Sessions

        7 to choose from - 1-3 HOURS EACH

        You get to choose which instructional sessions you want to attend based on your areas of need. Come to one or all of the following sessions:

        Finance 1
          Human Resources
            Operations Excellence
              Sales & Marketing
                Finance 2
                  Telling Your Story

                    Mentors & Advisors

                    Personally assigned industry experts

                    Engage with personally assigned mentors and coaches to gain insights, guidance, and invaluable feedback from experienced industry professionals.

                    Those who we select as mentors have several distinguishing characteristics:
                    • Experienced in building businesses, leadership, and management
                    • Passionate about entrepreneurs
                    • Desire to mentor others
                    • Active faith
                    • Sound judgment and good listening skills

                    Capital Raise Preparation

                    AND POTENTIAL PARTICIPATion IN A live pitching event
                    • Considering raising capital? You can receive presentation training and, if ready to pitch and selected, may have the opportunity to pitch to investors in a live pitching event. In addition to the instructional session, we will provide pitching coaching before the event. If investors are interested in your business, we will help you navigate ongoing discussions.

                    Ongoing Coaching & Community

                    accountability and access to our alumni community and events
                    • Your cohort will continue to meet through month nine for progress reviews, coaching, and peer-to-peer learning & relationship building. You will also be invited to join the Sinapis alumni network and events.
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