We continue our coverage of funding sources for African entrepreneurs. We have noted Alitheia, Draper Investment, VCAfrica and many others in Tekedia. Right now we introduce you to Goodwell Investments. It has a West African focus through Alitheia. This is a Dutch company that invests in Africa. We have noticed that in East Africa, there are many Dutch companies investing there and this is the first we are seeing putting funding in West Africa. So, try them.
This is Goodwell Investments from their corporate website
Goodwell Investments is an impact investment firm focused on access to finance and sustainable development.
Goodwell is active in supporting business solutions, currently mainly in financial services (microfinance) and increasingly in other impact sectors that combine demonstrable social and environmental impact with commercial financial returns.
Goodwell Investments has built and manages a number of microfinance equity investment companies, in partnership with teams in India and West Africa. Goodwell’s model is based on building strong partnerships with local teams, combining professional investment experience, global networks and sector experience with on the ground investment skills and hands-on support. In addition to its investment activities, Goodwell advises in the fields of impact investments, business and finance solutions.
Our investors and clients include social investors, foundations, family offices, development finance institutions, funds-of-funds and pension funds.