Proparco and UIB strengthen their support to Tunisian entrepreneurs affected by the crisis

By granting an exceptional guarantee of one million euros to Union Internationale de Banques (UIB), Proparco confirms the strength of its partnership with this key player in the economic ...

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TLcom Capital, the venture capital fund targeting innovative African start-ups

TLcom Capital has been supported by Proparco since 2017 and is financing the development of about a dozen African start-ups. Its targets: high-potential nuggets whose technology is based on ...

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At the New Africa-France Summit, a design thinking session paves the way for the creation of a community of entrepreneurs

During the New Africa-France summit, which was held on 8 October in Montpellier, a design thinking and co-construction session took place on 5 and 6 October in Paris gathering some 40 African and ...

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Proparco strengthens its partnership with Equity Bank to support an increased number of MSMEs in Kenya

In line with the Choose Africa initiative and as part of the visit to Kenya of the French Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, Franck Riester, Proparco granted Equity ...

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Proparco and Standard Bank South Africa strengthen their partnership to increase access to finance for small businesses

Proparco and Standard Bank signed two guarantee agreements for €28.5 million in Johannesburg today during Proparco’s Deputy CEO, Djalal Khimdjee’s visit to South Africa. The guarantees are in ...

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The tie-up between Proparco and Digital Africa will strengthen the Choose Africa initiative in supporting early-stage african startups

To meet the needs of entrepreneurs, particularly at the start of their ventures, the Choose Africa initiative will now offer African startups financing and assistance tailored to early-stage ...

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Proparco invests in ARAF, the first-of-its-kind equity fund to drive climate adaptation for smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa

Proparco – through FISEA+, the AFD Group fund advised by Proparco – signed a USD 5 million investment in Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF). The fund invests in agri-startups in East ...

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Proparco and Ecobank increase support for MSMEs in Ghana

Proparco and Ecobank Ghana, an affiliate of the Pan-African Banking Group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), have today signed a partnership agreement aimed at increasing access to ...

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“Choose Africa on air” webcast: spotlight on entrepreneurial Africa

CHOOSE AFRICA, CHOOSE THE FUTURE It was against this backdrop and in order to review the progress of the initiative that Proparco webcasted “Choose Africa on Air” on 8 June. Grégory Clemente, CEO ...

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