African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
AVCA: Delivering African Excellence
At the African Private Equity & Venture Capital Association our mission is to promote, develop and stimulate private equity and venture capital in Africa.
Our member organisations span private equity and venture capital fund managers, institutional investors, foundations and endowments, international development institutions, professional service firms and academia. This diverse membership is united by a common purpose: to be part of the African private equity and venture capital growth story.
Our team is drawn from a range of backgrounds that reflect the continent’s diversity. Together with a network of experts and collaborators across Africa and beyond, we represent the voice of the industry in discussions with governments, regulators, lawmakers and the media.
Key to achieving our mission is a focus on excellence. We promote the highest ethical standards in governance and transparency, and seek to enhance the industry’s professionalism through the provision of training to our members. Our regular networking events provide opportunities to share best practice, exchange ideas and uncover new business leads. In addition, we provide ground-breaking insight and thought leadership.
AVCA – delivering African excellence today for a larger, stronger private equity and venture capital industry tomorrow.