EAVCA is a business membership organization that serves as the voice of private capital investors in East Africa. The Association was formed in 2013 to promote partnership between capital providers and business in the region, while at the same time showcasing the opportunities for investment in East Africa. Today, EAVCA serves as the interlinking platform for public stakeholders, local businesses, and private investors, building on dialogue and industry insights to create a sustainable, informed eco-system that advances economic growth, social and environmental welfare and wealth creation in the region.
With offices in Kenya and a regional office in Uganda, EAVCA's membership comprises financing institutions such as: development finance institutions, private equity and venture capital funds, impact funds, family offices and intermediary advisory companies.
EAVCA is the collective voice of the private capital industry with the public stakeholders, championing the cause of the sector with governments in East Africa, regulators, other industry associations and the capital markets operators- who include pension funds, asset managers, and fund administrators.
Our training mandate involves capacity building of the professionals in the industry, by organising trainings relevant to private capital investment. We ensure our trainings are led by local experts who can share their local case studies for relevant and relatable sessions.
EAVCA aims to be the first point of knowledge for investors looking at East Africa as a destination for capital, providing market intelligence to the trends and opportunities that affect investing in the region.
Our role as a network facilitator allows us to create opportunities for our members to interact with governments, regulators and other stakeholders, to form synergies that are mutually beneficial.