2022

AVCA HOSTS SECOND VENTURE CAPITAL SUMMIT & ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD CHAIR, VICE CHAIR & COMMITTEE MEMBERS

04 May 2022

4 May 2022, Dakar: Following the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association's (AVCA) successful 18th Annual Conference, held from Tuesday 26th - Wednesday 27th April, the association introduced its second Venture Capital (VC) in Africa s…

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18ème conférence annuelle de l’AVCA : Plus de 50 pays et 500 investisseurs attendus à Dakar….

01 May 2022

Dakar est à l’honneur d’accueillir la 18ème conférence annuelle de  l’Association africaine du capital-investissement et du capital-risque (AVCA), plus de 500 leaders du capital-investissement de plus de 50 pays à travers le monde vont se réunir durant …

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Wealth Fund Seeks to Invest Some of Senegal Oil Windfall Abroad

28 April 2022

Country to allocate 10% of future oil and gas revenues to fund West African economy is expected to start production next year Senegal’s sovereign wealth fund is considering investing in neighboring countries after it starts receiving…

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AVCA conference: ‘Private capital in Africa at a crossroads’

28 April 2022

Papa Madiaw Ndiaye of AFIG Funds, Tokunboh Ishmael of Alitheia Capital, Senegalese minister Amadou Hott of Senegal, and Abi Mustapha-Maduakor of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA). Photo: Supplied/Ventureburn "World-c…

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Investor Interest in Africa at All-Time High, But Risks Remain

27 April 2022

DAKAR, SENEGAL —  The Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (AVCA) says Africa attracted a record $7.4 billion in private capital in 2021, more than double the year before. But while the continent provides ample possibilities for…

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Energy access and financial inclusion ride Africa’s swell of private capital

27 April 2022

ImpactAlpha, April 27 – The bad news: The COVID-19 pandemic reversed progress in Africa toward Sustainable Development Goals. The good news: Much of the renewed surge of private capital flowing to the continent has an impact flavor, through investmen…

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Nigeria attracts most PE, VC investments in Africa

26 April 2022

Nigeria’s fintech sector attracted the highest private equity and venture capital deals in the last five years, according to data obtained from Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA). Driven by venture capital deals and in…

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DOUBLING PRIVATE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS IN AFRICA

26 April 2022

Record-breaking private capital deals were made in Africa last year.   In 2021, Investors pumped in $7.4 billion—118% more than the $3.4 billion invested in 2020. The report by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) attribut…

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Private capital flow into Africa more than doubled from 2020 to 2021

25 April 2022

By Tom Collins Published April 25, 2022 Investors pumped record amounts of private equity and venture capital into Africa last year, according to a new report by the African Private Equity and Ventur…

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LE SÉNÉGAL, QUATRIÈME PAYS À ENGRANGER LE PLUS D’INVESTISSEMENTS EN AFRIQUE (PDG D’AFIG FUNDS)

25 April 2022

Dakar, 25 avr (APS) - Le président-directeur général du Fonds d’investissement AFIG Funds, a soutenu lundi que le Sénégal est le quatrième pays qui engrenage le plus d’investissements dans toute l’Afrique.   ’’Le Sénégal est le quatrième pays qui en…

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CONFERENCE AVCA OUVERT PAR LE MINISTRE DE L’ÉCONOMIE, DU PLAN ET DE LA COOPÉRATION AMADOU HOT

25 April 2022

50 pays, 500 investisseurs à Dakar après 2 années de rupture des suites de la pandémie Covid 19, c’est ce qu’ont compris les investisseurs venus à cette conférence D’AVCA pour revoir les stratégies et les secteurs dans lesquels les investissements doivent…

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African startups drew record US$5.2bn in venture capital last year, industry group says

19 April 2022

JOHANNESBURG, April 18 (Reuters) - African start-ups attracted a record $5.2 billion in venture capital last year, bouncing back from a pandemic-induced dip in 2020 with a nearly five-fold increase in investments, according to data released by an industry…

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African startups get record funding as analysts warn UK investors are missing out

19 April 2022

Moove bagged $105m recently to scale its vehicle financing product CITY AM: African startups received record funding last year as international venture capital poured into the continent’s booming tech sector – but analysts have warned UK inve…

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