(Togo First) – In Togo, the minister in charge of investment promotion, Rose Kayi Mivedor, promoted Togo as a land of investments on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, as she took part in the headquarters of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), to a virtual meeting with Business Angels (individuals who decide to invest part of their financial assets in innovative companies with high potential) from all over the world. A meeting attended by several other actors of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and investments in Togo and during which the Minister presented Togo as ” Africa’s best kept secret “.
“To promote investments in Togo, an institutional framework has been set up with the Agency for the Promotion of Investments and the Free Zone (API-ZF) which is available to support investors throughout their journey, from the prospecting phase until operation. »she notably indicated.
These works are held within the framework of the week of the ” Global Angel Investor Week 2022 (Global Angel Investor Week), June 20-26, bringing together investors from around the world.
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The Minister thus highlighted the advantages and facilities offered by the country in terms of investments, in particular the privileged legislative and fiscal framework put in place to encourage the establishment of new champions. But it was also about calling on Business Angels and investors to support “the opportunity to create national champions who will take on the regional, continental and international market”and “the need to develop a new technical assistance initiative, in particular advice, training and structuring, financing to change scale”.
“And I would like to finish, invite you to discover Togo, as they say, the best kept secret in Africa, and the gateway to West Africa, a country resolutely turned towards the future, a great opportunity and where it is easy to do business”.
The meeting saw the participation of several actors and experts in their various fields, including Sahouda Gbadamassi Mivedor, CEO of FAIEJ, Paul-Harry Aithnard, CEO of Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire, and entrepreneurs such as Gado Bemah, Ismaël Tanko, and Urban Amoussou.
“Global Angel Investor Week 2022”
This week of meetings in hybrid format is promoted in Togo by Ige Olatokunbo, national representative of the World Business Angels Forum (WBAF).
“I very much hope that as a result of our exchanges, we will have new partnerships that will facilitate cross-border investments, access to finance for businesses created by women, resilient businesses and more flexible banks for the growth of our startups. »she said in her opening statement.
Ayi Renaud Dossavi