Funding your business in Africa 

Seminar, Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020 in Johannesburg
(South Africa)

Companies in South Africa can join AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® in Johannesburg. We have min. 4 seminars a year and 1-2 business delegations to the Nordics a year. 

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AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® is a Nordic based business network with focus on business in Africa. In cooperation with our partner in South Africa, InterGest South Africa Ltd (Pty) we are launching “AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK® South Africa”. We will carry out 4-5 seminars a year, focussing on the business environment in the Nordics. Our ambition is, to build the most relevant bridge between Nordic and African businesses. 

We gather companies to discuss the various funding opportunities available for African markets.

How to do business with Nordic partners

At this seminar, Thursday, March 3rd, 2020 in Johannesburg (South Africa) –  we will focus on how to obtain external funding to your business in South Africa. There are more than 200 different funding opportunities in Africa and the Nordics for businesess in many sectors, doing business in Africa. We will highlight some of the funding opportunities available for Nordic/African joint ventures as well as how to do business with Nordic partners. 

 

3.30 pm: Registration 

4.15 pm: Welcome to AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa 
Managing Director, Mr. Volker Werth, InterGest South Africa 

4.40 pm: South African economic outlook: Nedbank
– A bigger picture approach and Agricultural Finance
Provincial Manager, Mr. Coilard Ford
– Introduction to Nedbank Energy Finance
Senior Associate Energy Finance, Mr. Zak Ferreira
– Investment Banking, Export Credit Finance
Senior Associate Energy Finance, Mrs. Nkgadi Mogotlane
– Rest of Africa
Risk Executive, Mr. Radeem Ngadze

Networking break 

5. 40 pm: Funding opportunties in Africa (Online “zoom” from the Nordics) 
CEO, Mr. Flemming Soerensen, Nordekon Consultancy Company
Consultant, Ms. Sarah Skou Andreasen, Nordekon Consultancy Company
Consultant, Ms. Cecilie Lindstrom, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Networking break 

6.15 pm: Funding presentation: EEP Africa
Call for projects: The theme of this call is Clean Energy Powering Green Growth, with a particular focus on clean energy for productive use and clean energy in circular economy solutions.
Head of Portfolio and Finance, Mr. Lauri Tuomaala

Networking break
 

7.00 pm: Company case : EXEO Capital
Introduction to food and agribusiness fund, Agri-Vie Fund II
CEO, Mr. Herman Marais 

7.40 pm: Networking
We have also invited relevant African and Nordic diplomats to participate in the seminar. We will serve beer/wine as well as non-alcoholic drinks.

There will be served coffee/the during the seminar.

VENUE PARTNER AND ADDRESS:

NEDBANK
Nedbank Auditorium,
105 West Street,
Sandown, South Africa

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Mr. Lauri Tuomaala
Mr. Lauri Tuomaala

Head of Portfolio & Finance, EEP Africa

Ms. Cecilie Camilla Lindstrom
Ms. Cecilie Camilla Lindstrom

Consultant, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Mrs. Nkgadi Mogotlane
Mrs. Nkgadi Mogotlane

Senior Associate Energy Finance, Nedbank

Mr. Volker Werth
Mr. Volker Werth

Managing Director, InterGest South Africa

Ms. Sarah Skou Andreasen
Ms. Sarah Skou Andreasen

Consultant, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Mr. Herman Marais
Mr. Herman Marais

CEO, EXEO Capital

Mr. Radeem Ngadze
Mr. Radeem Ngadze

Risk Executive, Nedbank

Mr. Zak Ferreira
Mr. Zak Ferreira

Senior Associate Energy Finance, Nedbank

Mr. Flemming Sørensen
Mr. Flemming Sørensen

CEO, Nordekon Consultancy Company

Mr. Coillard Ford
Mr. Coillard Ford

Provincial Manager, Nedbank

“Nordic companies have relaxed leadership models, think innovative and they are very motivated to engage in new partnerships if there is a clear business purpose”

Date &  Participation fee

Date 

March 3rd, 2020 from 4.30 pm – 8.30 pm 

Managing Director, Mr. Volker Werth 

AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa is for South African companies with focus on business in the Nordics. If you would like to apply for membership please send us a message by using the contact form.

Contact our local partner InterGest Ltd (Pty) in South Africa if you have any questions regarding AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK in South Africa: charne.potgieter@intergest.com.

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