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About I&P Conseil

Created in 2017, I&P Conseil is a structure of the Investisseurs & Partenaires group that encourages the emergence of entrepreneurship in Africa and prepares ecosystems for a better partnership relationship with investment funds, through training schemes addressed to entrepreneurs and public or private intermediary actors (incubators, accelerators, etc.). I&P conseil has also developed a study and consulting offer, which capitalizes on I&P's know-how in financing African SMEs, formalizing them, and measuring their impact.

 

I&P conseil supports a wide range of players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa:

⇒ I&P Accélération training programs

  • Entrepreneurs, from the creation phase to scaling up
  • Entrepreneurship Support Structures

⇒ Training on impact investment

  • Major groups established or wishing to establish themselves in Africa
  • Foundations of companies
  • Impact funds or funds with a vocation

⇒ Feasibility studies, market studies and program design

  • International donors and institutions
  • Private or public structures wishing to set up an impact fund
  • Large groups wishing to develop impact investment activities

The team

Alice Petetin

Program Officer

Alice Petetin

Program Officer

Alice joined the I&P Conseil team in April 2022, to work on the design and implementation of support programs for African entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Marianne Vidal-Marin

I&P Conseil Director

Marianne Vidal-Marin

I&P Conseil Director

Marianne Vidal-Marin joins I&P Conseil in 2020 as Director of I&P Conseil.

Mathilde Jacquemin

Consultant

Mathilde Jacquemin

Consultant

Mathilde joined I&P Conseil in 2020 to coordinate the Social & Inclusive Business Camp (SIBC).

Olivier Bokoga

Expert-Trainer I&P Conseil

Olivier Bokoga

Expert-Trainer I&P Conseil

Olivier Bokoga joined I&P Conseil in Abidjan in 2021 as an expert trainer.

Yasmine Bouirig

Program Officer

Yasmine Bouirig

Program Officer

Yasmine joined the I&P Conseil team in 2022 and works on the coordination of the GIZ SAIS agritech acceleration program as well as on the group's consulting missions.

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I&P Conseil references

I&P Conseil capitalizes on the 20 years of experience of Investisseurs & Partenaires in supporting impactful SME in order to offer a fine expertise to strengthen African entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Latest news

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News | 08/03/2022  For the International Women's Rights Day, I&P evaluated its gender policy on the basis of the annual report of the Deloitte & France Invest "Talents & Diversity" Commission, which aims to promote and encourage the role of women and gender diversity in the Capital Investment...

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Afrique Créative 2021: the second edition of the programme is open!
News | 19/04/2021  After a pilot edition started in October 2019 for four countries, the acceleration programme funded by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and managed by a consortium composed of Africalia, I&P Conseil, Zhu Culture and the Bayimba Foundation is opening a second call for...

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Entrepreneurs | 03/08/2020  Following the Covid-19 global pandemic, all economic activities were slowed down, with international travel totally banned between March and June in France and Belgium. In the countries of our entrepreneurs, containment and curfews have been put in place. Remote working has become...

Afrique Créative : the entrepreneurs selected and reunited in Burkina Faso for a first bootcamp
News | 25/10/2019  The winners of the Afrique Créative programme, funded by the French Development Agency and implemented by a consortium composed by I&P, AFRICALIA, Zhu Culture Officiel andBAYIMBA, have been officially selected. The call for applications, which closed on 15 August, identified...

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