Call For Jurors – Mlika

Call for Jury Members - MLIKA Program

Do you have immeasurable influence and experience within the startup ecosystem? Help make your mark on the MLIKA Program by participating as a jury member!

About the MLIKA Program

The MLIKA Program aims to shine significant light on promising startups and create a pipeline for international investors.  It’s a startup discovery program which seeks to identify, recognize and increase visibility of a modest number of emerging and promising Kenyan start-ups, laying the foundation that would facilitate access to markets and other opportunities.

The Assignment

What is your role in the competition?

You will be a part of the selection process. You will select the best candidates to become winners in specific categories. 


What do you get?

As a jury, you will be contributing to a unique effort to unite startup ecosystems. Furthermore, as a jury member, you will get insight about the startups and other ecosystem players in the categories you will judge. The decisions of the jury members have a tremendous influence on the future and careers of the startups and having you involved in this process guarantees that we choose only the best amongst them. 

Key Responsibilities

  1. The jury member is expected to use his / her domain knowledge and expertise to evaluate each finalist that belongs to the category / categories.
  2. The jury member will read all the category definitions and criteria to understand the framework of the rating process.
  3. The jury member will evaluate the finalists individually, based on the category definition and criteria provided by the relevant staff.
  4. The jury member will perform the rating process of the finalists and provide the results to the relevant team within the dates and deadlines of the competition.
  5. The jury member will rate the finalists without involving personal or third party interests in the rating process.

Submission Process

Please submit your application (in PDF format) via email to  Please use the following text in the email subject line: Your Name, MLIKA Program Juror.

  • A maximum one page cover letter stating your interest and supporting expertise for jury participation.
  • A supporting C.V. or resume (2 page maximum)