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About Us

Investure is building a Funding Platform to support the flow of private and catalytic capital into development and impact projects. We are connecting financiers globally to interesting investment  opportunities and impactful projects in developing markets. Our initial portfolio of investment opportunities are found in sub-saharan Africa. 

We are based in Stockholm, Sweden and our team have backgrounds in Impact investing, Fintech, Capital markets, Payments, Credit solutions and African banking.

Swedish minister of International development cooperation 2006-2013. Member of European Parliament 1995-2002. Member of the Pan-African Governing Board, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance. 

Gunilla Carlsson

CTO SEB Large corporates & financial institutions. Head of Digital Banking SEB. Member of R3 Distributed Ledger Group Steering Committee and Blockchain Architecture group. CTO Pan Capital.

Kristian Gårder

Founder and Managing Director at GFA Consulting Limited. Fundraising advisory, assistance to African businesses, valuation advisory, business plans, investment proposals

Carole Ramella

CEO at Fintech Mundi, Chair of Board at Neonomics, Board Director at Triodos Bank, Crunchfish (publ) and Monty Mobile. In addition, she is Advisor at Mastercard Lighthouse and Venture Partner at Blackfin Capital.

Susanne Hannestad

Founder and CEO of Synch, the Technology and Digital Business Law Firm. Partner, Bird & Bird.

Jim Runsten

Managing Partner, RENEW Strategies. MD & Senior Adviser, Rothschild & Co. Director of Investment and Business Development Africa, Inchcape plc.

Paul Reynolds

Our Advisory Board

FinTech professional with over 10 years’ experience working in Europe and USA (CEO, Sales Director, Head of strategy, Managing Principal). Serial entrepreneur.

Joakim Blom

Investment professional with over 12 years’ experience in Africa and globally (CEO, Managing Partner, Investment Director, Portfolio Manager). Serial entrepreneur.

Michael Akampa

Experienced CTO with over 20 years’ experience building financial systems (stock exchanges, trading, e-money, and payments) in Europe and Africa. Serial entrepreneur.

Emil Wikström

Founder Nordic Impact Funds. Advisor innovative finance at Danish Red Cross. Deputy CEO SOS Children's Villages. Head of division at Denmark’s Central Bank.

Lisbeth Stausholm 

Our Team

Our Vision

We are on a mission to increase the flow of capital and reduce the costs of financing in developing markets by building infrastructure and a platform that reduce frictions in investing and funding in such markets. By enabling relationships, increasing transparency, reducing time and effort to make deals and providing secondary markets we believe that we can make high yielding development projects more accessible to international investors. 

Our theory is that this will enable more projects to be financed which will support growth and social and environmental impact in these markets.

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