Since 2002, I&P has supported more than 120 small and medium-sized companies in sub-Saharan Africa, operating in about fifteen 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.
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 100 capital-funded companies and 20 companies benefiting from subsidized acceleration programs: