Whether you are an experienced investor looking to take your first steps into the Indian Ocean or African market, a professional looking to discover the regional business ecosystem, or simply interested in meeting promising entrepreneurs from Africa, then InvestPlace on the Road may be of interest to you. This is a business trip designed to facilitate meetings between companies, high-potential startups and key players in the country’s business world.
Africa 2.0, focus on digital
The theme of this first South African edition of InvestPlace on the Road is “Africa 2.0”. This business trip will focus on the most promising companies and startups in this region, evolving in the world of digital and new technologies. The companies selected by the Investplace teams will surely be the future leaders in the fields of e-commerce, Internet of Things, mobile applications, FinTech or mobile payment solutions.
More than a business trip, the discovery of an ecosystem
InvestPlace on the Road is aimed at institutional and individual investors, whether they are well-informed investors or those wishing to take their first steps on this promising continent. The objectives set are as follows:
- Discover South Africa’s business ecosystem
- Meet the main actors and institutions of the region
- Discovering entrepreneurs / startups with high potential and in search of financing
From InvestPlace to InvestPlace on the Road
InvestPlace is a digital platform that connects investors, entrepreneurs and experts in the Indian Ocean – Sub-Saharan Africa region.
Its members, who are on the cutting edge of digital, were also keen to meet face-to-face with these high-potential entrepreneurs and startups, the influencers in the African ecosystem, and to discover the region’s business world.
InvestPlace has therefore decided to create this all-in-one business and investment road trip solution to meet the needs of its members.
Obtain the InvestPlace label
The InvestPlace label is based on strict financial and non-financial criteria. It is awarded only to companies that have chosen to be supported by InvestPlace. The candidates must, after evaluation, obtain an average of more than 6/10. Much more than a simple logo, the label represents a mark of serenity and confidence that provides peace of mind to the investor or entrepreneur.
The criteria for obtaining the label are as follows:
- Availability and quality of financial information
- Financial strength
- CV of the management team or the project leader
- Company track record
- Sector of activity and geographical area
- Social and environmental responsibility
1st destination: South Africa
This first edition will take place in South Africa. The road trip is scheduled to start on Sunday 30 April 2017 in Johannesburg, and will end 6 days later on Saturday 6 May 2017 in Cape Town.
To participate in one of these safaris, plan a budget of :
- 4,000 euros in a single room
- 3,500 euros in a double room
This price includes accommodation, food and transportation, as well as business meetings and networking.
InvestPlace also offers its expertise in the field of startups and SMEs, as well as in investment and mergers & acquisitions. InvestPlace also provides support to investors before and during their stay according to their investment needs and their search for a target.
For reservations, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source : InvestPlace