Africa and the Middle East

Unlocking Equity For Early-stage Entrepreneurs in Africa – Business Fights Poverty

November 28, 2014  • David Munnich and Hugues Vincent-Genod

Has anyone ever invested equity and provided support to early-stage companies in West Africa in a sustainable manner for amounts as low as EUR 50,000? Why not and why is it so hard? Another way to see this question is to ask: can equity investment bridge the financial gap encountered by entrepreneurs from the lower end of the missing middle of African Small Growing Businesses (SGBs)? Read more about how ANDE supported I&P to unlock equity for early stage entrepreneurs in Africa. Full article here.