Finance your business

The ‘Finance your business’ course is aimed at entrepreneurs who are looking to raise external capital.

In the first module you will learn how to structure your business’ financials, contracts, and other legalities. The second module unpacks how to fundraise successfully.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
• Theoretical breakdowns where concepts are introduced – relevant to the African context.
• Videos of leading business professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, sharing expert advice,
• Quizzes where you’ll be challenged to apply what you have learnt,
• Useful downloadable templates and documents.


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Expert insights

The following experts are sharing their insights in this course:

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    Tomi Davies

    Lagos Angels Network
    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Andrea Böhmert
    Andrea Böhmert

    Knife Capital
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Rebecca Enonchong
    Rebecca Enonchong

    Douala, Cameroon

  • Profile picture of Wim van der Beek
    Wim van der Beek

    Goodwell Investments
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Lexi Novitske
    Lexi Novitske

    Singularity Investments
    Lagos Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Sylvie Dalode
    Sylvie Dalode

    Strategic Bridges
    London, UK

  • Profile picture of Charlene Chen
    Charlene Chen

    London, UK

  • Profile picture of Aaron Fu
    Aaron Fu

    Nairobi, Kenya

  • Profile picture of Danai Musandu
    Danai Musandu

    Goodwell Investments
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Brett Commaille
    Brett Commaille

    Angelhub Ventures
    Cape Town, SA

  • Profile picture of Vusi Thembekwayo
    Vusi Thembekwayo

    Watermark Afrika Fund
    Johannesburg, SA

  • Profile picture of Stephan Breban
    Stephan Breban

    Dean Wetton Advisory
    London, UK

  • Profile picture of Simeon Ononobi
    Simeon Ononobi

    Lagos, Nigeria

  • Profile picture of Ben White
    Ben White

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

Creators of the course

The theoretical content (intro videos of each module) is produced by:
Eelco Benink

Eelco Benink

Rebel Group
The Netherlands

Eelco Benink is a specialist in private equity, venture capital and project finance, especially in relation to emerging markets. Eelco worked in Kenya to help set up and manage SME investment fund InReturn Capital. After four years in East Africa he moved to the Philippines and in 2015 Eelco moved back to The Netherlands where he works at Rebel Group.

Andile Masuku

Andile Masuku

African Tech Roundup
South Africa

Andile Masuku is a Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He produces and presents a portfolio of popular audio podcasts — including ‘the African Tech Round-up’, as well as developing and executing content strategy and tactical media plays for leading companies.

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