Impact - Innovation - Inclusivity

INNOA Consulting

Helping mission-driven organization to make a real social impact levaraging Innovation, Entrepeneurhip and the Digital economy.

Many public and private organisations strive to make a positive impact in Africa.

We help them effectively develop, implement and support initiatives by using capacity building, innovation, entrepreneurshipand the digital economy as tools for socio economic development.

What we do

Our core areas of specializations are entrepreneurship, innovation and the digital economy as a lever for development. Our global network of seasoned consultants and partners offer your organization and/or your beneficiaries a wide range of services, among which:


Training, program design and implementation in fields related to entrepreneurship and the digital economy (e-business)


Social business model development and improvement

Leadership training​

Equipping your teams and beneficiaries with the tools, skills and mindset their need to thrive and perform at a greater capacity, in alignment with your mission

Monitoring and evaluation

Improving the current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact of your initiatives

Who we work with

Our typical clients are NGOs, social enterprises, governments, international development organisations, impact investors, companies and foundations aiming at contributing to the sustainable economic and social prosperity of people and businesses in developing communities through innovative and effective economic empowerment initiatives

About us

Candace Nkoth Bisseck, Founder

Innoa Consulting was founded by Candace Nkoth Bisseck. Candace is a world citizen from Africa, and for the past 12 years, her work has been at the intersection of the digital economy, capacity building (consulting, coaching, workshop facilitation, training, program development), entrepreneurship and social impact, with a particular interest in women empowerment. Candace has a rich global experience, collaborating with governments and organizations such as the United Nations, L’Oreal Foundation, Jumia, Stanford University, among others.

Thanks to her diverse and international career, Candace has lived, worked, and travelled across more than 35 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. She, therefore, relies on a strong and global network of experts and partners she developed over the years, to help the firm’s clients to achieve their goals in the most effective, innovative and efficient way.

Learn more about Candace’s background HERE

They trusted us

Past assignments

Garret Motions Switzerland

Gave a presentation to Garret Motions leadership teams about unconscious biases within the context of their Diversity & Inclusion week. The purpose was to help the teams to better understand how unconscious biases could happen, how to manage them, and how to turn them into positive opportunities. Learn more here


Co-facilitation of a peer-coaching workshop for leaders of the innovative French multinational Safran

Moroccan Capital Market Authority

Spoke about “The new African disruption” on a panel at the AMMC (the Moroccan Capital Market Authority) conference in Marrakech. Learn more here

Pro-Helvetia foundation & Afrodyssée

Designing and delivering a masterclass aiming at helping African fashion designer to make their brand prosper through e-commerce

University de Bâle - Innovation Office

Developing and supporting the delivery of a program to support innovative entrepreneurs addressing systemic health challenges in Africa

French International Cooperation Agency

Framing of a project aiming at supporting the resilience of SMEs in Africa region, as a part of ACP‐European Union digital response to the COVID 19 crisis.

AWIEF (African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum) /Canada Funds for local initiatives/ UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization).

Training of a cohort of 40 professional and entrepreneurial women from South Africa bybuilding skills in digital channels in the context of an e-commerce capacity development programme.

Amadagana & Partners Law Firm

Training to female professionals to build online personal branding and networking skills to transform their careers and make a greater impact through their work.

African Union Development Agency

Ran a training for the African Union Development Agency in Niamey, NIger on “Boosting sales through a better use of ecommerce” to a pan african cohort of business women in processing. Learn more here

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