The keys to a successful fundraising for SMEs in West Africa

Several reasons explain why SMEs in Ghana and West Africa struggle to raise funding to finance their growth: many entrepreneurs have limited knowledge of fundraising options available to them and don’t know how to “sell” their investment opportunity to potential investors. Also, they are perceived as riskier than larger companies and have limited access to […]

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The Asia-Africa Nexus

Trade and technology with Africa’s number one trading partner Conversations about trade relations between Africa and Asia tend to contain a few common terms: infrastructure, China, investment, gap. There is a tremendous infrastructure investment opportunity in African countries and yes, China has been pouring billions of dollars into the continent. However, Africans are keen to […]

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Orbitt member snapshot: AXYS

We spoke with Bilal Sassa, Head of Sales at AXYS Group, a broad-reaching financial services group based in Mauritius with operations across the world and in Africa. Tell us more about AXYS and some of the corporate services solutions that you offer clients. AXYS is a financial services group with activities ranging from stockbroking, asset […]

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Orbitt member snapshot: PIB Group

We spoke with Richard Miller, Head of TradeRisk Solutions at PIB Insurance Brokers and part of the PIB Group to hear about their experience in the African insurance space. Can you give some context about PIB Insurance and some of the services that you offer across Africa? Launched in 2015, we have grown rapidly through […]

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