Nate Heller is the co-founder and director of PEG, a company specialized in the distribution of solar kits in West Africa. He participates on October 10 to the TedxPortBouet conference, gathering 14 speakers with a wide range of profiles (entrepreneurs, artists, journalists, athletes...)
The fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs (IPAE), launched in 2012, ends its investment period by realizing a second investment in Mali. IPAE now counts two Malian investees in its portfolio: Carrières et Chaux du Mali and the Société Malienne de Blanchisserie.
Mamadou Sanankoua manages Conergies since 2011, after several years spent in Europe and in Canada for his studies and work. Returning to Côte d'Ivoire, he takes over the family business and actively participates to the development of the company, in partnership with I&P which partners with Conergies in 2012.
PEG won an Ashden Award in 2017 for their innovative approach to pay as you go technology to provide solar energy to West Africa.
Established in 2001, the Ashden Awards are globally recognised as a mark of excellence in the field of green energy.
Eden Tree, a Ghanaian-owned market leader in the agro-processing of packaged fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables, opened its new factory in presence of the team and several actors of the agro-industry sector. The ceremony took place in Accra on May 30th.
During the 5th Training seminar dedicated to I&P's portfolio entrepreneurs, Proparco (affiliated with the French Development Agency) asked a few questions to Catherine Krobo-Edusei, founder and CEO of Eden Tree Limited, one of Ghana's largest producer of fruits and vegetables.
OuiCarry is a young Senegalese company providing delivery services and allowing its customers (individuals and businesses) based in Senegal to buy products from international commercial websites. In March 2017, the fund Teranga Capital made its first investment wih OuiCarry.
A dozen of companies supported by Investisseurs & Partenaires, have been selected by the London Stock Exchange Group for its first report ‘’Companies to Inspire Africa”, identifying hundreds of Africa’s most inspirational and dynamic private, high-growth companies (ACEP Burkina, Carrières et Chaux du Mali, IOT, ITG Store, Nutri'Zaza,Trianon, PEG, Pharmivoire, PhileoL, Scrimad, Ultramaille).
Born in Benin in the late 1960s, Adedognin Abimbola moved to France with his sisters and brothers to study. Graduated from Toulouse Business School, he began his career in the group Decathlon. Willing to bring his own contribution to Africa’s development, Adedognin returns to Benin in 1996, where he launched several entrepreneurial projects.