b'Kosmos Innovation CenterThe Kosmos Innovation Center (KIC) invests in young entrepreneurs and small businesses. We empower entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into viable, self-sustaining businesses and we work alongside promising small businesses to help them scale and reach their full potential. ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS IN OUR DNA.Founded in 2003 by a small team of explorers, Kosmos Energy was once a start-up too. Now a successful, publicly-traded company, we know what its like to see an opportunity, pursue a dream, and grow a business. By nurturing the next generation of entrepreneurs and facilitating innovation in sectors beyond oil and gas, we are contributing to the creation of healthier and more diverse economies.HOW WE WORKThe Kosmos Innovation Center works in three ways:INSPIRE INVEST TRANSFORMWe light a fire in young people byWe provide a full life-cycle ofWe position young entrepreneurs training them to see opportunitiessupport to the most promisingto tackle tough problems in key that others miss, giving them theentrepreneurs, start-ups, andsectors and channel their talent confidence to view themselvessmall businesses. We do it throughinto innovative, private sector-as entrepreneurs instead oftailored coaching, skills building,led solutions. We do this through employees and job creatorsexpert mentorship, seed funding,the KICs distinctive focus on instead of job seekers. We do it byand facilitating connections withincommercial solutions and local delivering a best-in-class leadershipand across industries. knowledge.and entrepreneurship program.EACH KOSMOS INNOVATION CENTER PROGRAM IS DRIVEN BY LOCAL STAFF AND PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERTS, RESULTING IN A DISTINCTIVE FOCUS ON COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE. OUR CUSTOMIZED, BEST-IN-CLASS BUSINESS SUPPORT PROGRAMS FEATURE A MIX OF SKILLS TRAINING, MENTORSHIP AND SEED FUNDING.36'