Polly Mwongera

/ Business Analyst

Polly is a finance and investment professional possessing over four years’ work experience in SME development and investment management. She is a is a graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science and possess accounting skills having undertaken CPA certification course up to Part III, currently pursuing Section 6. Polly is passionate about support for start-ups and early-stage businesses to build sustainable, value-enhancing businesses that create social impact and contribute to economic growth. She has worked with early-stage, small and growing businesses to get them to investor-readiness as well as repositioning them for growth. She has supported entrepreneurs across various sectors to analytically review their business models, understand and analyze their financial statements, develop, refine and implement business strategic plans, develop financial projections, prepare for engagement with funders and access funding. She has also conducted training to groups of entrepreneurs on understanding their business models and business drivers, which is key to enable entrepreneurs understand their value proposition, current business positioning and growth path. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Will Durant