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#Investment FundsGeographySector(s)Stage Min Investment Max Investment Equity Structure? (Y/N)Quasi Equity Structure? (Y/N)Mezannine Structure? (Y/N)Debt Structure? (Y/N)Grant Structure? (Y/N)Social Impact?
18 MilesEgypt, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, SenegalAgriculture, Consumer Goods, Eductaion, Energy and Utilities, Financial services, Healthcare, Industrrials, Real estate, Telecommunications, Media and Technology, tranport and LogisticsGrowth Stage 200,000,000 15,000,000 45,000,000 YNNYNN
2Abraaj (Aureos)Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, AlgeriaConsumer goods and services, Financial Services, Healthcare and education, Industrials, materials and logistics, clean energyLater Stage 10,000,000 100,000,000 YNYYNY
3Accion Frontier Investments GroupAfrica, Latin America, AsiaTechnology, distribution, new products for financial services at BOPGrowth Stage 250,000,000 1,000,000 3,000,000 YYNNNY
4Accion Venture LabSub-saharan AfricaFinancial access for BOPSeed Stage, Early Stage, Growth Stage 10,000,000 100,000 3,000,000 YYNNNY
5ActisGlobal emerging markets: Africa, Asia, US, Latin and Cental AmericaConsumer, financial services, healthcare, industrials, energy, real estate Later Stage 4,400,000,000 Average of $70M YNNNNY
6AcumenKenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, Agriculture, Energy, Financial inclusion, Health, Water and SanitationEarly Stage, Growth Stage, Later Stage 64,000,000 250,000 3,000,000 YNNYNY
7Adenia PartnersKenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Mauritius, Madagascar, DRC, Congo, CAR, Cameroon, Chad, Niger,Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone,SenegalAgribusiness, Manufcturing Financial services, Information technology & Telecoms, Hospitality and HealthcareEarly Stage, Later Stage 230,000,000 5,600,000 77,000,000 YNNNN
8AFIGNigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Cape Verde, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Rwanda, Chad, LiberiaIndustrial, Financial services, Infrastructure, Real Estate, Pharmaceuticals, Vehicle Assembly, Downtream petrol distribution, Mining, BeveragesLater Stage 250,000,000 5,000,000 20,000,000 YNNNNY
9Africa Enterprise ChallengeSub-Saharan Africa with high concentration in East Africa, especially Tanzania and Kenyaagribusiness (biggest focus), renewable energy, adaptation to climate change and access to information and financial servicesGrowth Stage 356,000,000 700,000 1,600,000 NNNYYY
10African Capital AllianceNigeria, Oil and gas, Media, Healthcare, Electric Power supply, business services, power, infrastructure, logistics, energy sector, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing for export, financial services, internet retail, online services, publishing, outsourcing services sectors, FMCG, agriculture/agribusiness,Later Stage 570,000,000 1,000,000 60,000,000 YNYNN
11AfricInvestAfricaConstruction & Manufacturing, Consumer & Retail, Financial Services, Agribusiness, Telecom & Technology, Pharmaceauticals, Logistics & Transportation, Chemicals, healthcare and EducationEarly Stage, Later Stage 1,200,000,000 1,500,000 40,000,000 YNNYN
12AgDevCoGhana, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda and ZambiaAgribusinessEarly Stage 500,000,000 500,000 4,000,000 YNNYNY
13AgriVieSub-Saharan Africa with focus on South Africa & KenyaFood, Agribusiness, Renewable EnergyGrowth Stage 1,000,000,000 3,000,000 12,000,000 YYNYNY
14Alter EquityGrowth Stage 1,100,000 11,000,000 YNNNNY
15Alterra ImpactEuropeFood and agriculture; healthcare & medicines; water-remediation & treatment; responsible consumer goods & lifestyleGrowth Stage 1,000,000 3,000,000 YNNNNY
16Amethis FinanceIvory Coast, Morocco, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, TunisiaOil & Gas, transport & Logistics, Financial services, Print & packaging, Retail, Healthcare, Food processing, Media, FMCG, ICT, Consumer goods, Agriculture, 650,000,000 11,000,000 56,000,000 YNNYNY
17Bamboo Finance Oasis FundPakistan, India, Vietnam, Laos, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Central AmericaReal Estate, Healthcare, Education, Energy, Water, and SanitationGrowth Stage 41,000,000 3,000,000
18Bamboo Solar for All FundSub-Saharan Africa, India, South East Asia, and Central and Latin AmericaClean EnergyGrowth Stage 41,000,000 500,000 4,000,000 YNNNNY
19Bid NetworkGlobalAllSeed Stage, Early Stage, Growth Stage 10,000 5,000,000
20Business Partners International - KenyaKenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and ZambiaAll except direct farming, on-lending, underground mining & non-profitEarly Stage 50,000 500,000 YYNYNN
21Capricorn Investment GroupEarly Stage, Later Stage 12,000,000 100,000,000 YNNNNN
22Capricorn Private EquityLater Stage 934,510 14,017,644 YNNNNN
23CatalystEastern AfricaConsumer goods and retail, Financial and business services, Industrials, manufacturing and value-add processing, Technology and telecommunicationsLater Stage 155,000,000 5,000,000 20,000,000 YNNNNN
24Cauris ManagementBenin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, TogoFinancial Services, Telecommunications, Media, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, ICT, Oil and Gas, Early Stage, Later Stage 94,000,000 1,000,000 7,000,000 YYNNNN
25Centum Investment East Africa, Nigeria, Ghanaagriculture, education, healthcare, energy, financial services, FMCGs, ICT & real estate 5,000,000 YNNNNN
26Columbia Ventures CompetitionGlobalSector agnosticSeed Stage, Early Stage 15,000 200,000 NNNNYN
27CordaidBurundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Uganda, ZimbabweHealthcare, Humanitatian Aid, Security and Justice, Investment, Private Sector Development, ResilienceNNNYNY
28Development Partners International (DPI)Building supplies, Consumer products, credit retail, financial services, food services, Education, Irrigation systems and solutions, Logistics, Mining, Modular Construction, Pharmaceuticals, Telecommunications Infrastructure. 1,100,000,000 10,000,000 40,000,000 YY
29DOB EquityKenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, BurundiTransport, Energy, Agriculture processing, Retail/e-Commerce, Education, Consumer goodsEarly Stage, Later Stage 150,000,000 500,000 10,000,000 YNNYN
30D-PrizeKenya, Malawi, Uganda, Ghana, Tanzanua, Nigeria,Education, Agriculture, Energy, Global Health, Governance and InfrastructureSeed Stage, Early Stage 15,000 1,400,000 NNNNYY
31Emerging Capital PartnersAfricaConsumer goods, Financial Services, Infrastructure & Logistics, Telecommunicatons & ICTLater Stage 2,300,000,000 1,000,000 50,000,000 YNNYNN
32EnablisSouth Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Mali and SenegalDoes entrepreneurship training and has done BPCs and some investing- look on website to see what they are currently doing
33Enko Capital ManagementZambia, Zimbabwe, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, MoroccoFinancial Services, TelecommunicationsGrowth Stage 63,400,000 5,000,000 150,000,000 YNNYNN
34Fanisi CapitalKenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, DRC, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, ZambiaICT; technology; agro-processings; retail and consumer; financial services; real estate; energy and natural resources (for extractive industries); light manufacturing; media; transportation; logistics; education; distribution; healthcare; and tourism.Early Stage, Growth Stage 55,000,000 500,000 3,000,000 YYYN
35Fusion CapitalKenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Malawi, DRC, South SudanSMEs, Corporates, Real estatesEarly Stage, Growth Stage, Later Stage 100,000 20,000,000
36GAIA Impact Fund -
37Global Innovation FundBotswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Rwanda, UgandaAgriculture, Aquaculture, Financial Services, ICT, Education, Energy, Health, Infrastructure, TransportEarly Stage, Later Stage 200,000,000 50,000 15,000,000 YNNYYY
38Grameen Foundation - Impact InvestmentBenin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Uganda, TanzaniaAgriculture, Financial Services, Health, Early Stage, Growth Stage 250,000 750,000 YYY
39Grassroots Business FundKenya, Tanzania, India, Indonesia, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, EcuadorAgribusiness, BOP services, Artisanal Growth Stage 500,000 2,500,000 YYNYNY
40GrayGhost VenturesSouth Asia & Sub-Saharan AfricaTechnology (ICT-mobile tech, Cleantech), financial services, consumer goods/servicesEarly Stage 1,000,000 5,000,000 NNNYNY
41GroFinSouth Africa, Zambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, EgyptEducation, Healthcare, Agri-processing, Manufacturing, Energy, Water/SanitationEarly Stage, Growth Stage, Later Stage 100,000 1,500,000 NNNYNY
42HeliosSub-Saharan Africa and North AfricaRetail and Consumer products, Telecoms, Media & Technology, Financial Institutions and Services, Power and Enegry, Transportation, Logistics and DistributionEarly Stage 900,000,000 15,000,000 200,000,000 YNNYNN
43ICT BoardTechnology grants ($50K) to start-ups (or they did back in 2012/13)
44IFCGlobalDiverseLater Stage
45Imara Private EquityEast and Southern AfricaDiverseLater Stage 3,000,000 20,000,000 YYNNNN
46In Return Capital
47Injaro InvestmentsBurkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Sierra Leone.AgricultureEarly Stage 16,500,000 YYNYNY
48Invested DevelopmentEmerging Markets including Kenyaalternative energy, agricultural technology, and mobile technologySeed Stage, Early Stage 20,000,000 350,000 3,000,000 YYYYNY
49Investeq CapitalAfricayy
50Kaizen Venture PartnersNigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Ivory Coast & Ghana Financial services (most investments here), agriculture, hospitality, food service, telcom FMCG, Retail, Agribusiness, Light Manufacturing, Retail Financial Services 3,000,000 8,000,000 YNYYNY
51KawiSafi VenturesKenya, RwandaRenewable Energy, Financial ServicesEarly Stage, Growth Stage 100,000,000 2,000,000 20,000,000 YNYN
52Kenya Feed the Future Innovation EngineKenyaAgribusinessEarly Stage, Growth Stage 25,000 750,000 NNNNYY
53KIVAUganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Senegal, Rwanda, Mali, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Liberia, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Congo (Rep), DRC, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Madagascar, Egypt, Mauritania, Togo, Lesotho, Somalia, South Sudan, Namibia, Sector agnostic 9,000,000 25 1,200,000 NNNYNY
54Kukula CapitalZambiaMining, ICT, Furniture, Infrastructure, Financial Services, AgricultureEarly Stage, Later Stage 100,000 500,000 YNYYNN
55Kuramo CapitalLagos & NairobiAgribusiness, Media, Transport 17,500,000 YNNYNN
56LeapFrog InvestmentsKenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana,Insurance, Pharmaceauticals, Financial services, Growth Stage 1,000,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000 YNNNNY
57LGT Venture PhilanthropyGlobal developing country marketsEducation, Health/Sanitation, Agriculture & Forestry, Renewable resources, ICTSeed Stage, Early Stage, Growth Stage 15,000 2,000,000 YYYYNY
58Mango FundUgandaAgribusiness, Manufacturing, Agro-processing, Medical Services, Transportation, Early Stage 5,000 50,000 YNNY
59Maris CapitalMauritius, Kenya, South Sudan, Mozambique, London, Tanzania, Ethiopia, ZimbabweProperty Services, Business Services, Mining, and Agriculture and Forestry 48,500,000
60Mkoba Private EquityTanzania, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique, DRCAgribusiness, Service & Manufacturing, Urban renewal, Financial service, and Renerwable energy & ICTEarly Stage, Growth Stage 60,000,000 1,000,000 15,000,000 YNNNNN
61Moringa FundLatin America, Subsaharan AfricaAgroforestry projects 100,000,000 4,600,000 11,000,000 YYNNNY
62MTI Investments LtdTanzania, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Mozambique, DRCFood distribution, processing, engineering, security, renewable energy, real estateEarly Stage 3,000,000 100,000 2,000,000 YNYYNN
63NorfundGhana, Kenya, South sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Angola, South AfricaClean Energy, Financial services, Food and Agribusiness Early Stage, Later Stage 2,400,000,000 3,000,000 10,000,000 YNNYNY
64NovaStarEast Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya,UgandaSector agnosticEarly Stage, Growth Stage 100,000 6,000,000 YNNNNY
65Oasis CapitalGhanaPrivate Education, Housing and Hospitality, Food servcies, Financial services, Healthcare & Related servicesEarly Stage, Later Stage 34,000,000 500,000 5,000,000 YNNYNN
66Opes Impact FundKenya, Uganda, Tanzania and IndiaSafe Water Projects, Waste Management, Education, Energy, Small scale farming, Basic health servicesEarly Stage 50,000 400,000 YNNNN
67Pearl Capital PartnersUganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, RwandaAgricultureEarly Stage, Growth Stage 58,000,000 250,000 2,500,000 YYYYNY
68PhatisaSierra Leone, Zambia, DRC, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, KenyaAgribusiness and Real EstateEarly Stage, Later Stage 285,000,000 5,000,000 24,000,000 YNYYNN
69ResponsAbilityEnergy, Agriculture, Financial Services 1,000,000 5,000,000 YNNYNY
70Root CapitalAfrica & Latin AmericaAgriculture Early Stage, Growth Stage 30,000,000 50,000 2,000,000 NNNYNY
71Savannah FundAfrica with focus on East AfricaAgriculture, eCommerce, Education, Enterprise, Entertainment, Financial Services, Healthcare, LogisticsSeed Stage, Early Stage 25,000 5,000,000 YNNNNN
72Serious ChangeKenyaRenewable Energy, Environment Sustainability, Education, Pharmaceauticals 2,000,000 35,000,000 YNNYNY
73Silk InvestEgypt, Kenya, Morocco, NigeriaFood and related industries
74Social Investment Managers & AdvisorsAfricaRenewable energyEarly Stage, Growth Stage
75Sorenson Global Impact Investment CenterEarly StageY
76TBL Mirror FundKenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, NigeriaICT, healthcare, consumer goodsEarly Stage, Growth Stage 250,000 3,500,000 YYNNN
77The Eleos FoundationEast Africa, Central America, Northern Andean CorridorSector agnosticSeed Stage 20,000 100,000 Y
78Unitus CapitalAsiaDiverseYYY
79Village Capital GlobalAgriculture, Education, Energy, Financial Services, Health, Seed Stage 50,000 Y
80Vital Capital FundSub-Saharan AfricaUrban community housing solution, Agriculture, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Water and EducationEarly Stage, Later Stage 350,000,000 10,000,000 50,000,000 YNNNNN
81VoxtraKenya, Uganda, TanzaniaAgricultureGrowth Stage, Later Stage 18,000,000 500,000 2,000,000 YYYYY
82Willow Impact FundKenya
83XSML Management B.V.DRC, Uganda, Congo Republic, Central Africa RepublicAgribusiness, Education, Healthcare, Retail, Transport, HospitalityEarly Stage, Growth Stage 70,000,000 200,000 5,000,000 YYY
84Youth Enterprise FundKenyaSector agnosticSeed Stage, Early Stage ,Growth Stage 2,000 50,000

Key Funders In Our Database

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