About the Investor Dealroom
The development of a robust private sector across Africa is now widely accepted as the catalyst of social and economic development of the continent. By 2050 is projected that Africa will be made up of some 2billion people, a young, upwardly mobile and educated population. This provides the most crucial element of private sector growth; a dynamic young population of business minded individuals. Africa has always been home to the most entrepreneurial spirit in the world, dynamic and hungry business minded individuals looking to carve out a prosperous future for themselves. The foundations are in place and the agenda is set, now the continent looks to the policy makers to set a conducive business environment to succeed and the global business community to partner with.
The Investor DealRoom is a transaction and deal-making platform connecting Africa’s fastest growing companies with financiers, mentorship and ecosystem partners. The DealRoom aims to achieve tangible results by matching a curated portfolio of investment-ready companies to serious investment firms to provide finance, mentorship and market entry solutions to scale up their businesses. The objectives of the DealRoom focus squarely on business growth for the high growth companies which will result in workforce development, local community development and wealth creation through inclusive growth across the region.
The DealRoom provides a practical platform that takes the narrative of entrepreneurship in Africa to the next level; the DealRoom will set high growth potential companies on their journey of expansion and development.
- 150 companies joined our dealrroms to date
- 65 seasoned investors participated in our dealrooms
- USD 500 million (total investment sought by participating companies to date
- USD 1 million – average company revenue
- +800 curated matches made
- + 1000 meetings heald between companies and season investors