The African Catalyst Dealroom

The Dealroom unlocks meaningful connections between early-mid stage founders and investors.

The African Catalyst believes business-to-business meetings lead to finer opportunities along with a chance to foster a strong relationship between the collaborators.

Our events provides an intimate yet a professional set-up for one-to-one meetings to take place between developers and investors in a consequential manner. Our aim is to take the friction out of  fundraising through data-driven matchmaking events. Our team of professionals ensures the authenticity of all the fundraisers and investors involved in one-to-one meetings along with the legitimacy of their requirements. The African Catalyst has the right to accept or reject application.

We Guide Investors to explore the lucrative markets of Africa by connecting them with the project holders with best-in-class projects across Africa

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Our B2B Approach

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Pre-Qualified Attendees

Our team of professionals ensure the authenticity of all the developers and investors involved in one-to-one meetings along with the legitimacy of their requirements.

Value-driven Interaction

Our agenda-driven approach to these meetings ensures that the interaction taking place is substantial and productive for all the stakeholders involved

Compelling Business Opportunities

The prior notification of the meeting attendees and the opportunity to choose from the list ensures mutual interest and thus a fruitful interaction

Dealroom Pre-Qualification Criteria

Investors

The 1ON1 Investor App helps the target investee companies based on your the sector of interest, investment criteria in confidentiality and also schedule live meetings with companies

Key Criteria for Pre-Qualification

  • They are looking to invest in Key Growth Opportunities in Africa mainly
    • Oil & Gas ( Upstream, Mid-Stream and Downstream)
    • Power & Renewables
    • Food & Industrial Agriculture
    • Transport & Logistics
    • Mining & Mineral Processing
    • Healthcare Infrastructure
    • Telecoms & Data Centers
  • They are well versed with the Investment environment in Africa with membership of Local, regional and Pan-African Investment Associations such as EMPEA, AVCA, PEVCA, Fund Managers Association, Pension Fund Association etc
  • They should be adhering to the SEC Investment guidelines laid out by the respective governments
  • Share the vision of Africa's Growth Initiative

Fundraiser Companies

The 1ON1 Investor App helps to match sector focussed companies with potential investors to raise capital achieve financial close and grow your business or project

  • The Company has an on-going project in Africa with Business Plan which provide a clear articulation of the projects long-term strategy within the following sectors
    • Oil & Gas ( Upstream, Mid-Stream and Downstream)
    • Power & Renewables
    • Food & Industrial Agriculture
    • Transport & Logistics
    • Mining & Mineral Processing
    • Healthcare Infrastructure
    • Telecoms & Data Centers
  • The Project Team has the right mix of technical and commercial experience to deliver the project
  • Documentary evidence showing Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) issues are identified with adequate response plan for the project
  • Documentary evidence showing Key Agreements/Concessions and Regulatory Licenses/Permits have been received for the project

Investor Registration Form

Fill Form Below to Register as an Investor in The African Catalyst Dealroom

Investor Information




Extractive Industry Investment Interest

Areas of Interest in Extractive Industry

Country Project Country of Interest

Preferred Project Status

Pre-Development Stage/Seed EquityOperational but Pre-ProfitabilityOperational but need Growth FinancingOperational but need Major Expansion Financing

Investment Preference (Choose 3)

Seed Capital/Development PartnerCore EquitySub-ordinated DebtLease FinanceSenior Debt

Required Investment Size

between $1m and $5mbetween $5m but below $20mabove $20 but less than $50mabove $50m

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Fundraiser (Company) Registration Form

Fill Form Below to Register as an Fundraiser in The African Catalyst Dealroom

Company Information




Sector Area of Project

Which Sector is your Project Area
Extractive IndustriesHealthcareTransport & LogisticsFood & Industrial AgriculturePower & RenewablesTelecoms & Data Centres
Which Country of your Project Located

Project Status

No yet to secure ApprovalsNo but have all Approvals in placeYes but very little progressYes and in full operation

Investment Preference (Choose 3)

Seed Capital/Development PartnerCore EquitySub-ordinated DebtLease FinanceSenior Debt

Does your Project Business Plan/Information provide have

A clear articulation of the projects long-term strategy, market entry, market share and a robust financial model of the project’s future earnings and cash flows, incorporating key assumptions of its future growth strategy is included

Describe Opportunity in 500 words

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