Country: Ivory Coast
Sector of activity: Education & Training
Status: Seed funding
Associed fund: I&P Accélération, I&P Accélération au Sahel, I&P Education et emploi
Entrepreneur: Franck Emmanuel Bleu
In portfolio since: 2022

The Central Chaare-Tsedek University (UCC) is a university offering courses in law, economics, literature and humanities in Daloa, in west-central Côte d'Ivoire. This year, the university welcomed more than 137 students enrolled in 3 university faculties.

The entrepreneur

The university was founded by Franck Emmanuel Bleu in 2020.

With a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Bouaké, this entrepreneur worked as a financial engineer in SMEs in Côte d'Ivoire for 6 years before switching to teaching. He is a teacher-researcher in finance and risk management at private higher education institutions in the country and is also actively involved in several projects to create universities and grandes écoles. He has a solid experience and proven skills in the higher education sector. 

Partnership with I&P

UCC is supported by I&P through the education and employment component of I&P Acceleration in Sahel program.

The funding and support provided to UCC aims at :

  • Fitting out and equipping classrooms adapted to e-learning courses
  • Acquire equipment for a multimedia room
  • Acquire a digital ERP solution Konosys and DOKENT for administrative management and e-learning courses
  • Carry out a promotional/marketing campaign and improve its website