I&P Ce fonds privé qui fait grandir les PME africaines
« Ce fonds privé qui fait grandir les PME africaines » : An article from Anne Cheyvialle on I&P for Le Figaro
In The Press | 12/01/2023    In this article from Le Figaro, Anne Cheyvialle describes the rise of the Burkinabe agricultural processing company Agroserv, now the leading player in the maize value chain in Burkina Faso and on its way to becoming one of the most important players in West Africa, and how I...

AgroServ raises €12.2 million from I&P, Oiko Credit and other partners
Entrepreneurs | 15/12/2022  Oikocredit and Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), with the support of BIO and EDFI AgriFI, are investing €12.2 million in AgroServ, a Burkinabe maize processing company created in 2013 by Siaka SANON, to support its development projects.  Oikocredit and I&P, through...

I&P publishes its Annual Impact Report
News | 13/12/2022  I&P is pleased to present its Annual Impact Report, that presents the collective results of our different programs and funds. The report presents an overview of I&P's activities and impact methodology and goes through our six impact pillars : developing Africa entrepreneurship...

The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund goes to Aruwa Capital Management
News | 05/12/2022  The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund (whose launch was announced last week) goes to Aruwa Capital Management, a gender-lens 20mUSD fund dedicated to Nigeria's SMEs, managed by a first-time woman-led fund manager. Aruwa announced today the successful...

$200 Million Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund debuts to empower emerging African fund managers
News | 01/12/2022  I&P is proud to be part of an innovative and bold initiative for the investment industry in Sub-Saharan Africa: the USD$200 million Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund, a Fund of Funds which works through African investment vehicles to support early-stage, growth-oriented small...

Newsletter n39
November newsletter, with an editorial signed Mamadou Lamine Loum
News | 07/11/2022  An editorial signed Mamadou Lamine Loum, a retrospective on the celebration of 20 years of I&P activity, the publication of the "Manifesto for the financing and support of entrepreneurship in Africa", news from our portfolio companies and our funds and programs... find the latest news...

"Manifesto for the financing and support of entrepreneurship in Africa"
News | 27/10/2022  As I&P celebrates its 20th year of activity, the team is pleased to present its "Manifesto for the financing and support of entrepreneurship in Africa. Based on 20 years of learning, entrepreneurial adventures, successes as well as failures and challenges, this manifesto aims to...

I&P celebrates its 20th anniversary in Paris!
News | 26/10/2022  On Thursday, October 20, 2022, the I&P team organized a meeting in Paris to celebrate its 20 years of activity. It was an opportunity to gather around 150 participants, both members and former members of the team, investors, entrepreneurs, early partners and development actors,...

La Maison Fenel: promoting Faso Dan Fani in Burkina Faso
Entrepreneurs | 25/10/2022In Ouagadougou, Angéline Yougbaré Traoré makes and sells fashion accessories based on the emblematic Burkinabe fabric, Faso Dan Fani. Combining tradition and modernity, La Maison Fenel is supported by I&P Acceleration in Sahel, a program launched by I&P, funded by the European Union and...

Entrepreneurial Portrait : Elliot AGYARE, Smartline Publishers - Ghana
Entrepreneurs | 24/10/2022  With over 1.5 million units sold, 350 titles published, a network of 120 secondary schools across the country, and displays on renowned e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Jumia, African Books Collective, etc. Smartline is well on its way to achieving its ambition of becoming a leading...

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