Investor pitch by Nordic upcoming businesses in Africa
December 13th, 2018, 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 – Copenhagen, December 13th, 2018
From 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm
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.
At the seminar it´s also possible to book one-to-one meetings with African diplomats and representatives from the African diplomatic corps.
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.
Investors, Business Angels, Funding Institutions, Banking institutions, Diplomats and others interested in scaling up / expanding businesses in Africa.
Flemming Sørensen, CEO, Nordekon
Flemming will open todays seminar with some facts and figures and a warm up quiz about business in Africa and a presentation of todays programme
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. – Impact investing one-on-one – Mette will give some valuable advice from the private equity side
Mr. Joakim Warnøe, Investor & Partner, Nordic Eye
Nordic Eye is a Danish venture capital firm based in Copenhagen with the objective is to invest in people-friendly and innovative companies with high revenue potentials and international scope. The companies we look for can scale globally and we can add value while helping to provide great exit opportunities within approximately five years.
The pitching companies
– scaling up in Africa
Meet some of the most inspiring upcoming businesses – all with innovative solutions, products and concepts that make Africa leap frog and further comply with several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG´s). The duration of each pitch is 20 min. plus QA. Between all pitches we will have sufficient networking breaks.
Pitch 1: Jamii-Pay
Co-Founder, Mrs. Charlotte Rønje
Jamii-Pay 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.
Pitch 2: Real Relief
Managing Director, Mrs. Trine Angeline Sig
By making innovative and affordable life improving products and services available to governments, relief agencies, NGO´s, faith-based organizations and private sector donors, Real Relief are determined to make a real difference for people in real need.
Pitch 3: Amalipo
Angel Investor, Mr. Thomas Marschall
Amalipo impacts growth opportunity for businesses in Africa. They provide a B2B platform which resolves existing barriers for cross border payments and e-commerce.
Pitch 4: Hive Online
CEO, Mrs. Sofie Blakstad
Hiveonline is the financial trust platform, making tomorrow a fairer place to work for the smallest businesses everywhere. We build reputations based on facts, so businesses don’t need biased social media reviews or even bank records to prove they’re reliable. Hiveonline takes the paperwork out of arranging loans and payments, and managing customer relationships, so lenders can have confidence, and businesses can reach new markets.
Pitch 5: Impact Roasters
CEO, Founder, Mr. Daniel Halalla
Impact Roasters is a coffee company (roasters and coffeeshops) founded by Daniel Halalla, an Ethiopian, who comes from a coffee growing region in South Ethiopia. At Impact Roasters, we strive to deliver the best quality coffee beans from the highlands of Ethiopia – the land from where coffee originates from.
Our coffee beans are bought to Denmark directly from small-scale farmers without middlemen. This way we are 100% engaged with our coffee each step of the way. More than just being a coffee company we work to ensure long-lasting positive effects in farming communities in which our coffee is grown, creating projects related to the development and job creation in south Ethiopia.
Venue, Date & Pricing
Venue is at our partner Gouda Travel Insurance, A.C. Meyers Vænge 9, 2450 – Copenhagen SV. (Denmark).
December 13th from 1.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK
Impact investors / angel investors
Non-members of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK
THREE IMPORTANT TAKES
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 on business, sustainability and scaling in Africa