The AFD Group recognises the important role of start-ups in developing innovative solutions that respond to local needs in developing and emerging countries.
These start-ups have significant potential in terms of job creation and impact on local economic development.
AFD and Proparco thus bring together capital, resources and business know-how to support African entrepreneurs and their entrepreneurial ecosystems.
If you are an entrepreneur looking for local investors, please contact directly our local partners
AFD Group is an active long-term partner, combining financing and technical and strategic assistance.
In addition to assisting with general business needs, PROPARCO can also provide targeted support to address the main challenges encountered by start-ups when they scale up. This support mainly targets start-ups financed by AFD Group via Proparco & FISEA and addresses the following issues:
Consult the list below to see the local partner incubators and find out more about the services available (financing, mentoring, training, etc.)
Explore the map to discover some of the start-ups, venture capital funds and entrepreneurial structures that the AFD Group supports in Africa.
To find our venture capital fund and incubator partners closest to you, please select your location.
|wdt_ID||Name of partner||Partner type||Location||what financing/services are available ?||Eligible companies||Contact|
|1||Bond’innov||Incubator||France,Africa||Support, financing, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Innovative start-ups/SMEs (health, biotechnology, environment, etc.)||https://www.bondinnov.com/|
|2||Saboutec||Incubator||Guinea||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups in the ICT sector||http://www.saboutech.org/|
|3||Cipmen Niger||Incubator||Niger||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups||http://www.cipmen.org/|
|4||CTIC Dakar||Incubator||Senegal||Support, guidance, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups in the ICT sector||http://cticdakar.com/fr_fr/|
|5||La Fabrique||Incubator||Burkina Faso||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Social businesses||https://www.lafabrique-bf.com/|
|6||EtriLabs Bénin||Incubator/Accelerator||Benin||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups||https://etrilabs.com/|
|7||Innohub Limited||Incubator/Accelerator||Ghana||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups||http://www.innohub.com.gh/|
|8||MakeSense - Dakar||Incubator||Senegal||Support, training (design thinking, collective intelligence)||SMEs/start-ups||https://africa.makesense.org/contact/|
|9||NUMA Maroc||Incubator||Morocco||Support, co-working spaces, networking, etc.||Start-ups||https://www.numa.co/acceleration-startup-casablanca|
|10||Carthage Business Angels (CBA)||Business angels network||Tunisia||Support, networking, etc.||Start-ups||http://www.cba.tn|
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