Impact Investment in Africa

We welcome you to this AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK workshop about Impact Investment and funding opportunities in Africa


January 18th, 2019 in Copenhagen, 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm


Impact investing is a young but rapidly growing industry and during the last couple of years we have identified a number of different impact investing / funds in and outside Africa, offering finance and impact capital for businesses and organisations, doing sustainable business in Africa.

We have identified more than 170 impact investment / funding opportunities, targeting a commercial and non-commercial approach in Africa which we would like to share with you. 

At this workshop we will: 

  • Give an overview of the different impact investment / funding opportunities in Africa
  • Discussing some of the main criteria for obtaining funding 
  • Discuss how to apply for funding

The funds provide both impact capital / venture capital / loans and equity to business / projects targeting specific African countries – and/or specific business sectors. 

Members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK: Free of charge
Non-member: EURO 350 (ex. VAT) each person
Venue: IFU (Investment Fund for Developing Countries) Fredericiagade 27th. 1310 Copenhagen K. ( 

Target group: 
Companies and organisations looking for impact investments / institutional funding in their business model.

We only have 25 seats available at this workshop, so make sure you´ll get your spot. 


1.00 pm: Registration

1.15 – 1.35 pm: Welcome and presentation of IFU (
Investment Director, Ib Albertsen

1.45 pm – 2.05 pm: Investing in mid-stage companies with proven impact and profitability (
Managing Partner, Lisbeth Zacho Stausholm

2.20 – 2.45: Introduction to 3 Impact Investment and funding opportunities in Africa (
Partner, CEO Flemming Sørensen, Nordekon ApS

2.45 pm: Q&A – all speakers

3.10 – 3.30 pm: Networking

Coffee, water and snacks will be served during the workshop and we will have networking breaks enabling you to discuss and share experiences in between the presentations.


IFU provides advisory services and risk capital to Danish companies wishing to do business in developing countries and emerging markets


“We have identified more than 170 impact investment funding opportunities in Africa and we would like to share the most relevant opportunities with you”