New Crystal attains new ISO certifications


New Crystal Health Services, Ghana’s leading private health care group dedicated to the urban poor, has recently attained ISO certifications in the following: ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO 45001:2018.

This is an important step for New Crystal, financed by our fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 since January 2020.


I&P invests in Ghanaian company XpressGas


The fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 welcomes in its portfolio the Ghanaian company XpressGas, a pioneering distributor of Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Also known as LPG, this fuel offers an efficient and environmentally friendly alternative, particularly for peri-urban and rural areas.

XpressGas is the tenth company funded by the IPAE 2 fund, which maintains an active pace of investment despite the Covid-19 context.




Interview of Ranto Andriambololona, Founder of HaiRun Technology and SmartPredict


A native of Antananarivo and a graduate of the Institut Supérieur Polytechnique de Madagascar, Ranto Andriambololona worked for 15 years in France before returning to Madagascar in 2018 with two entrepreneurial projects in the tech sector. Three years later, HaiRun Technology and SmartPredict are growing rapidly and have more than 150 employees.


A $50,000 loan to Malian startup Teliman through Kiva


The Malian company Teliman, supported by our program I&P Acceleration Technologies, recently received a $50,000 loan through the online platform Kiva. This loan will help the startup provide quality jobs, health insurance, and productive asset ownership to Malian youth moto-taxi drivers.

Teliman is the very first on-demand motorcycle-taxi service in Bamako, Mali.