In early April, we reported Fuzu Limited; an online career development and talent management platform was due to be launched in Uganda in May, which the company did today. The official announcement was made by the CEO of FUZU Limited; Jussi Hinkkanen at Design Hub Kampala.

As previously reported, the company aims to meet the need for new, innovative solutions focused on the job seeker, who they are, where their potential lies and how their talent can be matched with job opportunities. ‘use.

The launch in Uganda was a success with the support of 25 government and non-government organizations, including; Microsoft, Liquid Telekom, Mercy Corps, KCCA, ICTAU, NSSF, Safeboda, to name a few who also participated as key panelists in discussing “how to jointly support the employability ecosystem in Uganda ? “

Panelists at the launch of Fuzu Uganda at Design Hub Kampala – (L – R): Michael Niyitegeka, Miji Park; Mercy Corps Uganda Director of Programs Jonathan Ebuk; Head of employment at KCCA, Elton Mutiza; Founder of Paradigm, Bentley Wilson; CEO of AfricaWorking and Patrick Ayota; Deputy Director General at the NSSF.

Fuzu Uganda will help job seekers and employers find themselves, improve labor market efficiency and nurture Ugandan talent. Better functioning of the labor market and lower unemployment will stimulate socio-economic growth and progress in the country.

Jussi Hinkkanen, during his speech at the launch, said there was a need for Ugandan job seekers to have access to relevant advice and guidance to get the most out of their careers.

“Fuzu is about finding your place in this world, it’s not just about applying for jobs, but rather turning the job search experience into a lifelong career growth path,” a- he declared.

CEO of FUZU Limited;  Jussi Hinkkanen speaking at the official launch of Fuzu Uganda, at Design Hub Kampala on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
CEO of FUZU Limited; Jussi Hinkkanen speaking at the official launch of Fuzu Uganda, at Design Hub Kampala on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

The fuzu platform uses artificial intelligence-based job, learning and career recommendations to provide users with the best chances for employment and personal growth.

Fuzu was recently voted by Taltt Ventures as one of Disrupt’s 100 Companies, out of 5 million startups worldwide, and as the 3rd Most Exciting Growth Company in Africa by African Business Review.

Fuzu is also taking advantage of the rapidly evolving digital revolution in a country with over 17 million internet users and rapid growth in digital services, making access to information the fundamental right of every citizen.



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