The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association is the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa.

AVCA plays a significant role as a champion and effective change agent for the industry, educating, equipping and connecting members and stakeholders with independent industry research, best practice training programmes, and exceptional networking opportunities.

With a global and growing member base, AVCA members span private equity and venture capital firms, institutional investors, foundations and endowments, pension funds, international development finance institutions, professional service firms, academia, and other associations.

 This diverse membership is united by a common purpose: to be part of the Africa growth story.

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RT @SonghaiAdvisory: Excellent report by @AVCA_Africa on #Africa's private capital ecosystem. The continent raised USD4.4bn last yr, 4 time…

RT @tolushola: Recent data from the @AVCA_Africa show that African start-ups attracted a record $5.2 billion in venture capital last year,…

@BritishIntInv & @Citi agree US$100mn risk-sharing facility, to unlock supply chain finance for #Africanbusinesseshttps://t.co/XVMYGDVmiH