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Abuja Roadshow Theme: Achieving Regional Growth Through Impact Investing and Inclusive Business Models

The Impact Investor Foundation Roadshows is organised in partnership with the Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and partners in the major geopolitical zones in Nigeria, particularly South East, North Central, and North West. Their aim is to spark conversations on impact investing and inclusive business (IB) in these regions; to strengthen the capacities of local investors and high networth individuals (HNWIs) and enterprises (impact enterprises and inclusive businesses) to understand and build Impact investing and IB models for inclusive growth and social development; present a business case for impact investing and IB as a more sustainable way of investing and doing business.

The goal of this year Abuja Roadshow session with SMEs is to:

  1. Provide guidance on impact investing, new innovative financing models, and where to look for impact grants
  2. Practical session on how to define your companies impact metrics to best position you to receive impact investments
  3. Presentation on Impact Amplifier Investment Readiness Program and the IIF Deal Summit on Nov 30 to determine if you qualify to participate, and if yes, how to apply

We are looking for SMEs that meet the following criteria:

  1. Have 2+ years in operation
  2. Be commercially viable
  3. Seek ticket size between $200,000 – $5m USD
  4. Registered with CAC and have a TIN (not mandatory, but preferred)

Also, the goals for the Investors that want to participate is to:

  1. Provide guidance on impact investing, the elements of impact investing, and how to measure the impact of your investment
  2. Q&A with investors on how you are making your investment decisions, what aspects of the deal matter most to you, and discuss your concerns around impact investing
  3. To be available for the IIF Deal Summit being hosted on Nov 30 in Lagos, what you can expect at the event, why you should attend, and answer any questions

We are looking for investors that match the following criteria:

  • Have invested > $100,000 in the past 5 years in Nigeria
  • Interested in investing in SMEs
  • Interested in the positive impact their investments can make in Nigeria
  • Interested in attending the IIF Deal Summit in Lagos

To participate in this year Abuja Roadshow, please check below for details

Date: Thursday, September 30, 2021.

Time: 9 am – 2.00 pm (For SMEs/Impact Enterprises and Inclusive Businesses) (Morning Session)

3 pm – 7 pm (Afternoon Session) (For Investors)

Venue: @ The CANs  The CANs Park Ibrahim Babangida Blvd, Maitama 904101, Abuja.

Kindly register if you want to participate using this link https://bit.ly/3u8I0ay

To find out more about this event, Click here

* Online link will be made available for those who can’t join in person

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