Meeting Challenge with Collaboration
Former Accelerator teammates partner to bring East African culture and craftsmanship to the U.S. market
June 02, 2021
As IKEA Social Entrepreneurship and Acumen Academy launch their second cohort of social enterprises ready to gain the knowledge and skills to scale their social impact, we’re reminded that partnership is one of the most powerful tools to tackle the world’s toughest challenges.
After achieving success with sales in Ethiopia, Tibeb was eager to expand to the U.S. market. Without a clear roadmap to navigate a new country, culture, and customer segment, Tibeb asked their former IKEA cohort team member — Imani Collective — for help.