Investment Academy - Paris

Paris,  France 
Workshop / Seminar

 Investment Academy


The 1st DiafrikInvest Investment Academy will be held on June 20, 2019 at the Cité internationale universitaire of Paris.  25 entrepreneurs from the DiafrikInvest acceleration programme will be invited to participate, selected on their ability to generate a strong and positive local impact (job creation, skills and technology transfer, social benefits for the communities, etc.). This event also aims to strengthen productive investment in Africa through financial instruments adapted to the diaspora's engagement processes. The program includes an intensive day of coaching involving experts and mentors, where entrepreneurs will be trained in fundraising processes and techniques. The following issues will be addressed in particular:

  • Different financing methods;
  • The methodology of writing the several necessary documents for a fundraising such as the pitch deck, the financial business plan, the termsheet, etc.
  • A definition of the main financial terms;
  • Profiles of investors and professionals involved;Advices on how to behave and communicate with an investor;
  • Support to prepare your fundraising ;
  • Prepare your crowdfunding equity strategy;Prepare your meeting with co-investors in foreign markets (scheduled for December 2019 and February 2020 as part of DiafrikInvest) ;
  • Benefit from entrepreneurs' testimonials. 


Participants will also have the opportunity to take part in the African Diaspora Forum 2019, which will be held on June 21, 2019 in Paris. 


The program will be available soon. Contact :