The African Catalyst Network ("TAC Network")

The TAC Network unlocks meaningful connections between Infraprenuers, Enablers and Capital providers in the Infrastructure . The TAC is exclusive for members to participate in The African Catalyst 1ON1. These are Matchmaking sessions in our Major Events with an opportunity to connect with potential partners or policymakers in a series of one-on-one meetings

The African Catalyst Network 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

Benefits of Joining TAC Network

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Web and Mobile Platform

A web and mobile platform optimized for networking and available every day of the year, giving you visibility and contact with potential business partners;

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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.

Free Participation in African Catalyst 1ON1

The African Catalyst 1ON1 are Matchmaking sessions in our Major Events with an opportunity to connect with potential partners or policymakers in a series of one-on-one meetings.

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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 Network Opportunities

A dedicated team of business development managers managing your contacts throughout the year, who will recommend people you should meet according to your project interests;

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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

Joining the TAC Network

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The Network unlocks meaningful connections between early-mid stage founders, investors and contractual service providers ( EPC, O&M, EIA, etc) in the Infrastructure projects

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

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

Criteria to join the TAC Network

Capital Providers

The African Catalyst 1ON1 seeks to 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

Project Support Contractors

The African Catalyst 1ON1 seeks to target Project Support Contractors/Consultants 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 for Project Support Contractors/Consultants 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 African Catalyst 1ON1 helps to match sector focused Project Companies (or Special Purpose 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

Fill Form Below to Express Intrest to join TAC Network

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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