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East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA)

est. 2013

OVERVIEW

The East African Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) was established in 2013 to represent the private equity industry in East Africa. It provides a voice for industry players to raise awareness and engage on regional policy matters.

OBJECTIVE

EAVCA seeks to bridge the knowledge gap between the public and private sector on the importance of private equity and the impact the nascent industry can have on growing enterprises and the development of economies in the region.

EAVCA’s activities include:

ADVOCACY

  • Addressing the policy issues surrounding the industry and educating regional and local regulators and policy makers on the importance of private equity to growing businesses and economies

INTELLIGENCE

  • Disseminating information such as industry specific statistics, conducting research and writing articles in order to give a better understanding of the industry to investors

NETWORKING:

  • Creating networking opportunities through the organization of association led events.

TRAINING:

  • Providing training tailored specifically to the East African region thus giving the opportunity for local talent to gain global expertise.