Since 2002, I&P has supported more than 200 small and medium-sized companies in sub-Saharan Africa, operating in about twenty different countries and in a wide variety of sectors (agriculture, microfinance, education, health, transport, etc.)

Investee companies’ profile

I&P’s partner companies share the following characteristics:

Small to medium size companies, including start-ups

With financing needs inferior to €300,000 (IPDEV) or comprised between €300,000 and €3 million (IPAE)

Operating in Sub-Saharan Africa (with a focus on West Africa, Indian Ocean, and Central Africa)

Managed by local teams and entrepreneurs

Within the formal economy

Working in various sectors of activity (health, agriculture, agribusiness, construction, distribution, services, microfinance, etc.)

With a clear potential in terms of value creation and local impact.


Our Portfolio

I&P manages and advises several funds and programs entirely dedicated to small and medium-sized African companies (SMEs), which are distinguished in particular by the size of the targeted companies. I&P has gradually extended its scope of intervention and now offers a continuum of investment ranging from several thousand euros (the companies supported by I&P Acceleration programs and I&P Development) to 3 million euros (the companies financed by I&P Expansion).

As of today, I&P's portfolio include more than 200 companies operating in some twenty countries of sub-Saharian Africa:



Mali | Textile


Cameroon | Service


Ghana | Education & Training


Ghana | Education & Training


Madagascar | Energy

Institut Africain des Sciences des Technologies et des Métiers

Togo | Education & Training

Karit'Or by Soreya

Mali | Cosmétique

ISM Ziguinchor

Senegal | Education & Training

Groupe ISI

Senegal | Education & Training

Delta SA

Senegal | Construction


Senegal | Education & Training

Go Africa Online

Ivory Coast | Digital, Tech


Kenya | Agro-food

La Fontaine bleue

Ivory Coast | Service

Le Comptoir fermier

Cameroon | Agro-food


Cameroon | Textile