PROPEL AFRICA

Investor
Readiness Guide

It is a great time to be an entrepreneur in Africa, and at Propel we aim to provide you with all the necessary tools to help you reach your goals.


Investor Readiness Guide

Introduction

In Africa, entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognised as a key driver of job creation and economic growth. Successful African entrepreneurs are celebrated as luminaries, and the entrepreneurial mantra of accepting and learning from failure is being adopted by organisations of all sizes

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Launch

Startup Essentials

Launch

Startup Essentials

Launch: Startup Essentials is where there are few very crucial things you need to understand before you start thinking of investors and we will go through them here


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Chapter 1

Funding Options Overview

Chapter 1

Funding Options Overview

In Chapter 1 we provide an overview of funding instruments, highlighting advantages and disadvantages of each.


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Chapter 2

Types of Investors

Chapter 2

Types of Investors

In Chapter 2 we break down the different types of investors that are covered in our guide. We examine 11 types of funders, and present other information about them, including typical funding sizes and the services that each offers in addition to funding.


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Chapter 3

Startup Fundraising

Chapter 3

Startup Fundraising

In Chapter 3 continues on this to discuss, in more specifics, what happens when entrepreneurs approach various types of investors. This includes an overview of the documents different types of funders will expect, the typical phase at which to approach each type of investor, and what to expect in their interactions with the investors.