Adei Institute of Technology brings an international network of investors, ready to invest in Côte d’Ivoire.

Adei Institute of Technology
3 min readDec 18, 2020

Adei Institute of Technology is pleased to have completed its program, Adei Educate: Launch. Boost. Grow., reinforcing the fundamentals of entrepreneurship through active online learning, peer to peer interactions and mentorship.

Rolled out over a period of six weeks, our series of workshops focused on helping tech entrepreneurs in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to reinforce the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, adapted to the development stage of the enterprise. Out of around 50 candidates, 20 selected entrepreneurs benefited from the training and mentorship program with our international community of qualified experts and mentors. Visit to learn more about the program.

Thanks to the support of our partners, Adei Institute of Technology provides world-class entrepreneurship education to Tech Founders in the emerging market of Côte d’Ivoire.

Our partner and investor, Finca Ventures, is excited to collaborate with Adei Institute of Technology and its participants. Finca reiterated at the closing event that their eagerness to support the programs of Adei Institute of Technology and its participants.

Finca Ventures

Finca Ventures invests in startups from emerging markets around the world. They are happy to engage with Adei Institute of Technology’s innovative entrepreneurs through their new partnership with the foundation.

The involvement of many investors in our network, based in the USA, Ghana, and Senegal, offered our entrepreneurs valuable feedback on their Pitches:

Managing Partner at Mercy Corps ventures

Mercy Corps Ventures is an impact investment fund that invests in companies that have the potential to create social impact at great scale. They invest across Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America, focusing on startups in AgTech, FinTech, and other development sectors. They are keen to explore investments with Adei Institute of Technology, as well as across Francophone West Africa.

Managing Partner at Chanzo Capital

Chanzo Capital is a venture and growth capital firm that invests in high-tech startups and scaleups across Africa. Adei Institute of Technology is one of its only partners in Francophone West Africa, and the investors look forward to further developing their relationships with this region. Check out a special message from Eric Osiakwan, the managing partner of Chanzo Capital, here.

Managing Partner at P1 Ventures

P1 Ventures is an investment company with a passion for partnership with African tech founders. P1 provided valuable feedback on entrepreneur pitches, and will be partnering with future entrepreneurs associated with the Adei Institute of Technology.

The partners evaluated the startup pitches and provided feedback. The investors’ comments accompanied mentor feedback from Aram Attar and Gaetan Philippart, whom we thank for their participation in the panel throughout the day.

Mentors Gaetan Philippart et Aram Attar

The guests also greatly appreciated the guidance of the investor Eric Osiakwan of Chanzo Capital to the African entrepreneurs about how to succeed at fundraising. Eric Osiakwan also represents Angel Fair Africa, which recently announced its partnership with AVA x Adei Institute of Technology. The announcement was published on LinkedIn, presenting the stakes of the partnership for our entrepreneurs. Click here.