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Bridge International Academies

BIA is the world’s largest chain of private nursery & primary schools providing high-quality, affordable education to families earning less than $2 a day. Bill Gates & Mark Zuckerberg are investors.

Bridge International Academies

Sector

Education-Tech

Area of operation

Kenya, Uganda, India, Nigeria

Country of domicile

USA

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$50,000,000

Debt or equity?

Equity

CLOSED

Bottletop Fashion Company

This exciting luxury brand has its roots in Mulberry. Its eco-friendly bags & accessories, sold globally, are made by local women artisans in Emerging Markets from sustainable & up-cycled materials.

Bottletop Fashion Company

Sector

Luxury Goods, Eco-Fashion

Area of operation

Brazil

Country of domicile

UK

EIS

Yes

Amount being raised

£3,000,000

Debt or equity?

Equity

CLOSED

Psonar

This is a pay-as-you-go music streaming service targeting the 1.6bn mobile users in Emerging Markets. This suits most of these users as they typically don’t want or can’t afford subscription services.

Psonar

Sector

Entertainment - Music Streaming

Area of operation

Asia, Africa, UK

Country of domicile

UK

EIS

Yes (previous rounds). To be applied for in Q1 2017

Amount being raised

£2,500,000

Debt or equity?

Equity

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Beyonic

An EM FinTech company allowing businesses to pay employees with no bank accounts via mobile phones but also facilitating two-way payments, e.g. from customers via online services and open APIs.

Beyonic

Sector

FinTech, Mobile Payments

Area of operation

Uganda, Kenya, Ghana

Country of domicile

Uganda, US

EIS

Advance Assurance Received

Amount being raised

$750,000 - $1,500,000

Debt or equity?

Equity and Convertible Debt

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Hello Tractor

The Uber of tractors in Africa, using technology to promote co-sharing in agricultural communities. Its Smart Tractor uses GPS & mobile technology to match supply & demand and monitor equipment.

Hello Tractor

Sector

AgriTech, Big Data

Area of operation

Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

Country of domicile

US

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$2,000,000

Debt or equity?

Equity

CLOSED

Latitude Hotels Group

An independent hotel group developing a series of affordable chic work, stay and play boutique hotels across Sub-Saharan Africa, with plans to expand across Africa.

Latitude Hotels Group

Sector

Hospitality, Hotels

Area of operation

South East Africa

Country of domicile

Mauritius

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$25,000,000

Debt or equity?

Equity

CLOSED

4G Capital Group

A Kenya based FinTech company, which is changing the way regional SME’s & entrepreneurs access and acquire short term loans, needed to support their growth.

4G Capital Group

Sector

FinTech, Micro-Finance

Area of operation

Kenya

Country of domicile

Mauritius

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$2,000,000

Debt or equity?

Debt

CLOSED

Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation

Cricket is Rwanda’s fastest-growing sport. Its contribution to community unity & to further the healing of a nation has been notable. RCSF is building the country’s first stadium dedicated to cricket.

Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation

Sector

Infrastructure

Area of operation

Rwanda

Country of domicile

UK

EIS

No

Amount being raised

£250,000

Debt or equity?

Donations

CLOSED

SEAF Macedonia II Bond

SEAF is an established Emerging Markets private equity fund, investing in growing, job-creating SMEs in Macedonia.

SEAF Macedonia II Bond

Sector

Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Retail

Area of operation

Central Europe (Balkans)

Country of domicile

Macedonia

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$5,000,000

Debt or equity?

Bond

CLOSED

Cameroon Cataract Bond

The 1st Cataract Bond in Central Africa. Funds go to a specialist eye hospital in Cameroon which will train the region’s next generation of eye specialists and provide outreach services in the field.

Cameroon Cataract Bond

Sector

Healthcare

Area of operation

West & Central Africa

Country of domicile

Cameroon

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$2,500,000

Debt or equity?

Bond (Development Equity Bond)

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Innovare Diaspora Bond

Innovare is focused on financing medium-sized agribusinesses that are developing new models for profitable and sustainable agriculture, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

Innovare Diaspora Bond

Sector

Agribusiness, Financial Services

Area of operation

East Africa

Country of domicile

Mauritius

EIS

No

Amount being raised

$4,000,000

Debt or equity?

Bond