Investor pitch by Nordic scale up businesses in Africa





December 13th, 2018 in Copenhagen





Investor pitch by Nordic scale up businesses in Africa in Copenhagen

We welcome you to this AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK seminar “Investor pitch by Nordic scale up businesses in Africa”, December 13th, 2018 in Copenhagen.

Under the heading “Investor pitch by Nordic scale up businesses in Africa” this seminar will contain 6 pitches by Nordic businesses with sustainable and innovative business concepts, products and solutions that targets the African markets.

Investor pitch by Nordic upcoming businesses in Africa – scale up your business in Africa

At this seminar, we invite 6-7 Nordic scale up businesses to pitch their business to investors, business angels, funding institutions and company leaders already doing successful business in Africa. The company pitches must demonstrate a proven concept ready to scale up in Africa. The pitch duration is 15 min. and there will be plenty of networking breaks in between all pitches. There will be no winner and no judges – all pitching companies will during the day get the change to discuss their business with the present investors, business angels and funding institutions. 

If you would like to pitch your business please send us an email to: There will be a screening process prior to this seminar. Please also prepare a business plan or company prospective for you to hand over to any potential investor on demand at the seminar. Please note, that this seminar only targets Nordic company pitches.

At the seminar it´s also possible to book one-to-one meetings with African diplomats and representatives from the African diplomatic corps.


1.00 pm: Registration

1.10 pm: Welcome and presentation of the programme
– Warm up quiz

– Impact investing one-on-one – advice from the private equity side
Angel Investor, Mrs. Mette Fløe Nielsen

1.30 pm: Pitch company 1: Jamii-Pay
Founder, Mrs. Charlotte Rønje 

2.00 pm: Pitch company 2: Real Relief
Managing Director, Mrs. Trine Angelina Sig

2.30 pm: Pitch company 3: Amalipo Smartduka
Angel Investor, Mr. Thomas Marschall

3.00 pm: Pitch company 4: Hive Online
CEO, Sofie Blakstad

3.30 pm: Pitch company 5: Impact Roasters
Founder, CEO, Mr. Daniel Halalla

4.00 pm: Pitch company 6: TBA

4.45 – 6.00 pm: Networking, including wine and beer will be served.

Coffee, water and snacks will be served during the seminar as we will have many networking breaks (also in between the pitches) enabling you to discuss and share experiences.

Target Group
Investors, Business Angels, Funding Institutions, Banking institutions, Diplomats and others interested in scaling up / expanding businesses in Africa.

The pitching companies / speakers

This section will be further elaborated as soon as we have finalised the screaning process of the pitching companies.

Mrs. Mette Fløe Nielsen, Impact Angel Investor 

Mette is an Impact Angel Investor with great experience in investing and scaling up companies. Mette is also Chairman of the board in Connect Denmark as well as board member in several companies.

Mrs. Charlotte Rønje 
Founder, JamiiPay (DK)

Provide financial services for people at the base of the pyramid without requiring identification. Blockchain based, free transactions, access to low interest loans/ savings in crypto currency.



Thursday, December 13th, 2018 at 1.00 pm
Gouda Travel Insurance
A.C. Meyers Vænge 9, 2450 Copenhagen SV (Denmark)
Members + investors: Free of charge
Non-members: EURO 350 (ex. VAT) each person
Please register at:



  • You will learn about new upcoming Nordic business ideas in Africa

  • Create new collaborations

  • Networking with both the diplomatic level, investors and other business people with focus in business, sustainability and scaling in Africa