Deep Dive Africa Tour launched by Impact Hub for Ghanaian and Nigerian startups to attract European investors
Impact Hub Accra has announced its inaugural Deep Dive Africa Tour for European investors seeking to explore early-stage startup investments in Ghana and Nigeria.
They seem to make this possible by working with Make-IT in on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Many of the persisting old problems in part of Ghana and Nigeria remain, but equally remarkable is the rise of a new generation of entrepreneurs creating new opportunities and tackling some of the biggest challenges of our times. The Ghanaian and Nigerian startup ecosystems have developed to a point where there’s an increasing need for early-stage investor capital.
Also, European investors are looking for new deals and perceive Africa as an emerging and potentially interesting market to invest in. The goal of Deep Dive Africa is to create local networks in Africa to help manage the deal flow for European first-time investors in Africa. The tour is expected to help these investors better navigate Africa, create a soft landing and de-risk their involvement in markets like Ghana & Nigeria.
Meeting startups for the investors who will join the tour will be in Accra & Kumasi (Ghana) and Lagos (Nigeria). Investors will understand the legal landscape of making investments in both markets.
Investors will also be part of networking events with local investors and visit tech hubs to get a feeling for the local innovation scene. With the support of expert local guides, investors will have the chance to hold one-on-one meetings with selected startups.
The Deep Dive Africa Tour will start on November 27 in Accra. It will come to an end on December 4, 2019, in Lagos. For more details on the project, log on to deepdive.africa.