$200 Million Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund debuts to empower emerging African fund managers


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 and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on the continent.


"Manifesto for the financing and support of entrepreneurship in Africa"


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 share with you the five best practices or core approaches that we believe are essential if we want to accomplish our mission to serve African entrepreneurs.


I&P celebrates its 20th anniversary in Paris!


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, involved in African entrepreneurship.



Sinergi Burkina makes 2 new capital investments

After two successful five-year collaborations, Sinergi Burkina, a pioneering impact investment fund in Burkina Faso, is making new equity investments in the companies Palobdé and Bioprotect.


I&P reveals the annual ESG & impact report of IPDEV 2 fund

Each year, Investisseurs & Partenaires monitors and publishes a report of the environmental, social and governance impact of its different lines of business. Launched in 2002, I&P Développement line (IPDEV 1, IPDEV 2) aims at create, develop and sponsor a dozen impact funds and support 500 SMEs in several sub-Saharan African countries.