Council of Africa (Conseil de l’Afrique Ltd)
Council of Africa is a pan-African business advisory firm that was founded in 2017. The firm provides advisory and technical assistance to start-ups and growth businesses in the agribusiness and agro-processing, public infrastructure, healthcare, and financial services sectors.
Based in Kampala, Uganda, Council of Africa’s services include business and strategy planning, project preparation and management, capital raising and deal facilitation, and corporate governance and management development advisory. With its vast network of social and impact investors, financial institutions, and venture capital and equity firms, Council of Africa has raised more than $10 million for more than 100 start-ups and growth businesses in the East African Community.
Since partnering with USAID’s Kenya Investment Mechanism, the firm has secured three strategic clients in its pipeline who are receiving specialized business advisory support to raise $52.5 million in equity and debt funding.