Investor

Investor Program

Program Schedule

25-27/04 – Nairobi
  • Visit the 30 startups in the program and the startup ecosystem.
  • Selection process to choose the 8 finalist that will be in the program.
09/04 – Investor Session 1 –  FOLK Oslo, 18-20
  • Intro to the program
  • Presentation of the 8 selected startups &  experience sharing from Nairobi, Heaven Bekeret & Christian Wig
  • Investing in Africa, Ateh Atabong
  • Networking
25/04 – Investor Session 2 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-20
  • Q & A with startups
  • Presentation by Sean Percival
  • Effective Business Due Diligence (give investors a DD checklist), Christian Wig
  • Accelerator updates from Nairobi, Jonas Tesfu
07/05 – Investor Session 3 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-20
  • Updates from startups, Jonas Tesfu
  • Impact Investment in Africa, Trond Riiber Knudsen
  • Understanding the Legal, Political, and Financial Framework of Your Investment, BDO Kenya & iBiz
  • Presentations of DD findings. Finish DD and find final questions for startups.
24/05 – Investor Session 4 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-21
  • Demo Day Nairobi, Pitches
  • New digital infrastructure in Africa, Fatima Sani (Canceled)
  • Deal making & Critical questions, Matt Smith
  • Winners announced
  • Demo Day afterparty

Program Resources

During the program we will add all resources, slides, video of presentations etc. here
09/04 – Investor Session 1 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-20
  • Slides: Program intro Download
  • Investor Readiness Checklist Download
  • Slides: “Why Invest in Africa” Ateh Atabong Download
  • Presentation: “Why Invest In Africa” Ateh Atabong Watch 
25/04 – Investor Session 2 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-20
  • Slides: “How to Be a Good Investor & How To Evaluate” Sean Percival Download
  • Presentation: “How to Be a Good Investor & How To Evaluate” Sean Percival Watch
  • Slides: “Recommended approach for business DD” Christian Wig Download
  • Presentation: “Recommended approach for business DD” Christian Wig Watch
  • Summary of DD form Download
07/05 – Investor Session 3 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-20
  • Slides: Impact Investment in Africa, Trond Riiber Knudsen Download
  • Presentation: Impact Investment in Africa, Trond Riiber Knudsen Watch
24/05 – Investor Session 4 –  FOLK Oslo, 17-21
  • Presentation: Deal making & Critical questions, Matt Smith
  • Final selection & Winners accounced
  • Demo Day Afterparty

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