Kigali: Rwanda Equity Investment Forum Nov. 2021

Kigali is hosting the first Equity Investment Forum to run from the 3nd – 5th November 2021 at Serena Hotel.

The spread of COVID-19 and its economic impact triggered a global sell-off in financial markets. The additional leverage typically found on corporate balance sheets amplifies the importance of correctly assessing how different business models will be affected over the longer term. The effects of the pandemic will reverberate through the financial industry for years to come. Even in a best-case scenario, banks and other lenders suffer substantial credit losses.

The Rwanda Equity Investment Forum (REIF) main objective is to equip participants with the needed skills in raising start-up capital for their business ventures. Provide a forum for investors, development stakeholders, start-ups, and business executives to exploit innovative ways of investing in SMEs in Africa.

The forum and expo will bring together some 300 delegates from around the continents with focus on innovative financing for small and medium sized enterprises, start-ups and development projects.

Ahead of the forum, the Chief Executive Officer of Startup’Nkap Inc. Gilbert Ewehmeh, SP said, « equity investment is one of the key strategies government, investors, development stakeholders need to promote to boost small and medium sized enterprises hence create wealth and jobs ».

Startup’Nkap is an innovative incorporated finance and investment firm designed to attract; Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, Equity Investors, Crowdfunding and other financial services from various sectors of finance for an inclusive financing for small and medium sized  enterprises with focus on industrialization. Our role is to connect, mobilize finance and channel resources from the different sectors in view of investing in SMEs and Start-up across Africa.

Amani Ntakandi

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