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Alternative Sources of Finance: African Youth Fund (AFRICAP)

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Sunday, August 17, 2014, In : Non collateralised loan 

By D E Wasake, Principal,

Basic information


No specific target – as a “crowd funding” platform, it caters for different entrepreneurs.

Sector focus:

No specific sector but expected to be highly profitable in order to generate sufficient returns for its investors.

Amounts provided:

Varying amounts – as it is a crowd funding platform, the amount provided is driven by what the “crowd”, i.e inve...

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Alternative sources of finance: United States African Development Foundation (USADF)

Posted by The Blog Administrator on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, In : Grant 

By: D E Wasake, Principal,

Basic information


Established Cooperatives, associations and small business (at least 2 years’ audited accounts.)


Sector focus:

Agriculture/agro processing

Amounts provided:

Between $50,000 and $250,000.

Funding type


Key criteria

  • Application from registered/incorporated Ugandan entity(and individuals) that include the...

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Inachee Limited We are an ethical thought leadership firm that is passionate about seeing Ugandan businesses succeed. Our Alternative sources of finance cover both start ups and established business. The sources of funds vary from grants to private equity and venture capital.

Definition of Common terms

  • Venture capital: Funding available primarily for start up companies. The venture capitalist usually takes a % of shares (instead of collateral) and expects to exit in say 5-7 years from the company.
  • Private Equity. Funding available primarily for established business to grow to the next level. The private equity fund also takes a % of shares or might also offer debt or a combination of both. 
  • Equity. A % of shares in a company represents its share capital or sometimes referred to as equity.
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