Mohamed Youssouf

Founder and President
Malinnov & Impact Hub Bamako

Mohamed Youssouf Keita is Founder and CEO of Malinnov & Impact Hub Bamako, and Founder of Neliö 8, a non-profit think-tank responsible for organizing various events on entrepreneurship, youth and social innovation.

To date Mohamed has supported more than 100 start-ups and has trained over 1,000 young people on the entrepreneurial process, business plan writings and in legal and tax consulting. Mohamed is a serial entrepreneur, passionate about sustainable development, creativity, and digital technologies.

He leads a legal and tax consulting firm, a digital services start-up and a management consulting and financial engineering firm. He is an investor in startups and SMEs and he is convinced that entrepreneurship is the best solution to fight against youth unemployment.

After obtaining his MBA in Finance, Business Administration and Management in Morocco, Mohamed obtained his Master’s degree in Financial Management at the Institute of Business and Management of Paris in 2006. He then took a specialization in Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Studies at Emlyon Business School in 2014.