I&P receives support from the Catalytic Capital Consortium’s Grantmaking program
News | 19/10/2021  The Catalytic Capital Consortium’s Grantmaking program has awarded $2.2 million to 14 organizations, among which is Investisseurs & Partenaires. This support will allow us to analyse the impact of catalytic capital (investment capital that is patient, risk-tolerant, and flexible)...

Teliman - I&P Accélération Technologies
I&P Acceleration Technologies: What is the program's status?
News | 14/10/2021    Through the I&P Acceleration Technologies program, Investisseurs & Partenaires finances and provides technical assistance to digital-oriented African SMEs. These startups are the place of technical innovations specific to African realities and have a great impact...

Rapport ESG / Impact IPAE 1 et IPAE 2
Publication of ESG / Impact reports for IPAE 1 and IPAE 2 funds
News | 18/08/2021  Each year, I&P produces an impact report to assess the progress of projects and analyze the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of our investments. The latest IPAE 1 and IPAE 2 reports are online:  Read the IPAE 1 report Read the IPAE 2 report...

The IPDEV 2 fund impact report for the year 2020 is online!
News | 02/08/2021  Since 2002, I&P has developed the program IPDEV 2 in order to finance small businesses and build a network of local funds in sub-Saharan African countries. I&P Développement 2 (IPDEV 2) aims to create 10 local investment funds and to finance 500 SMEs in 10 countries in 10 years....

Focus on SECAS, a Senegalese company promoting local cereals
Entrepreneurs | 29/07/2021  I&P met with Mrs. Bineta Koné Coulibaly, President of SECAS, and Mrs. Ndèye Anta Coulibaly Ba, General Manager. Launched in 1992, SECAS (formerly known as "La Vivrière") is a Senegalese SME specialized in the processing and marketing of local cereals. The company is supported by...

I&P organizes a masterclass dedicated to funding solutions for companies in Cameroon
News | 27/07/2021On July 21st, Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), in partnership with the Cameroon Chamber of Commerce and the European Union, organized a masterclass dedicated to funding solutions for SMEs in Cameroon ( from microfinance to equity investment). During this event, several financial and legal...

Publication of July Newsletter, with an editorial signed by Koen Doens (European Commission)
News | 15/07/2021  The latest edition of our newsletter is online! This newsletter notably includes: • An editorial signed by Koen Doens, Director-General DG INTPA, European Commission (see below) • A zoom on the latest investments of the fund IPAE 2 • An interview of Angéline Yougbaré Traoré,...

The fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 welcomes four new African SMEs in the portfolio
News | 14/07/2021  Since April 2021, the impact fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE2) pursues an active pace of investment, welcoming four new companies in its portfolio, in Ghana (XpressGas, Zeepay), in Kenya (EdPartners Africa) and Cameroon (Pigier Cameroun). Let's have a look on these various...

Afrique Créative Edition #2 is on !
News | 12/07/2021  126 applications were received during the call for applications which lasted from April 19th to May 5th. The 82 eligible applications were reviewed and evaluated by the national partner incubator, an institutional representative (AFD, French Embassy or Institut français), and a partner...

Interview with Angéline Yougbaré Traoré, founder of Maison Fenel in Burkina Faso
News | 08/07/2021Last June, I&P went to meet Angéline Yougbaré Traoré, a young entrepreneur who founded Maison Fenel, a company specialized in the production and marketing of fashion accessories made from local woven fabrics (Faso Dan Fani) and the first company run by a woman who benefited from I&P...

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