Our Vision

The African Catalyst aims to become a center of excellence for the facilitation and deployment of Infrastructure investments in the African continent using a direct investor facilitation strategy.

We aim to do this through our various research and knowledge-based events and activities. As the word "catalyst" implies, we hope to speed up the rate of Infrastructure developments in Africa.

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Connecting Investors, Enablers & Sponsors

The African Catalyst Network is focused on bringing Infrapreneurs, enablers and investors together to create an exciting new partnership. We aim to help Infraprenuers to scale their business and connect with the right investors at the right stage of business.

Infrapreneurs understand the bigger your network the more doors you open! The TAC Network provides the avenue and the funding community (i.e private equity, investment companies, fund managers, etc) needs by enabling them to connect with Infrapreneurs in their sectors of interest to share their ideas, business insights, and experiences. Helping both entrepreneurs and investors on their path to success.

TAC Events

The African Catalyst Events (TAC Events) is centered around the creation of Enabling Environment for Private Sector to thrive in the development , early stage financing and sustainable of Infrastructure in Africa. Enabling Infrastructure Forum gathers both formal and informal public institutions; private sector stakeholders in utilities and infrastructure . TAC Events also involves capacity building programmes called the Africa Infraprenuers Programme.

These TAC Events lays out key trends in institutions building for infrastructure projects and proposes emerging priorities for short- and longer-term policy interventions towards productive, sustainable and inclusive Infrastructure Development in Africa.

During each Enabling Infrastructure sector event, the TAC organizes a Dealroom Matchmaking Forum which allows Investors, Contractors and Sponsors to network and pitch together. Sponsors & Investors will receive an updated version of their meeting schedule including last minute bookings .

TAC invites speakers majorly from Private Equity Firm/Investors/ Fund Managers / Family Offices (“Investors”) and Investee Companies (“Sponsors”) and well is various Public Sector Authorities . Typical Sectors of discussions include Mining Value Chain; Gas Value Chain; Renewables; Industrial Agriculture; Ships & Offshore Logistics; Commercial Property & Hotels; Healthcare Value Chain as well as Telecommunications, Media & Technology.

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TAC Dealroom


The Africa Catalyst Dealroom (TAC Dealroom), is  centered around early and middle stage Infrastructure Projects in Africa. The African Infraprenuers Dealroom is a focused 1-on-1 meetings with Project Sponsors, Lenders , EPC Contractors and other parties in Infrastructure Projects. The African Infraprenuers Dealroom is co-hosted by Brickstone Infrastructure Acceleration Programme ("Brickstone InfraLAB")

The Africa Infraprenuers Dealroom invites speakers majorly from Private Equity Firm/Investors/ Fund Managers / Family Offices (“Investors”) and Investee Companies (“Sponsors”)

Typical Sectors of discussions include Mining Value Chain; Gas Value Chain; Renewables; Industrial Agriculture; Ships & Offshore Logistics; Commercial Property & Hotels; Healthcare Value Chain as well as Telecommunications, Media & Technology.

The African Infraprenuers Dealroom is co-hosted by Brickstone Infrastructure Acceleration Programme ( "Brickstone InfraLAB")

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TAC Magazine

The African Catalyst Magazine (TAC Magazine) is positioned to be an African industry-leading insight that brings together asset owners, statutory bodies, infrastructure engineers and first-tier contractors to explore the biggest news and issues across the infrastructure industry in Africa. 

Every issue of the African Catalyst Magazine features thought-leading content from senior figures and the most experienced players in the infrastructure space in Africa. These experts look at major projects, mid-market projects developments, policy, technologies, equipment, processes and the significant factors impacting Africa’s infrastructure now and in the future.

Issue 01 October 2023

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