Open Capital

Posted 4 months ago


Open Capital, in partnership with Oxfam, is supporting Ugandan businesses with development assistance to grow and raise growth finance. Businesses that meeting the below criteria will receive expert support on a risk-sharing basis to prepare for growth and investment, and access to our network of over 200 investors interested in Africa.

Investment Process

We seek businesses that meet the following criteria: Located anywhere in Uganda Any sector, excluding primary healthcare, education, and extractives Minimum 2 years existence Registered as a for-profit organization The entrepreneur is socially committed and the activities of the business: Have substantial opportunity to scale Generate income and/or employment for the Bottom of the Pyramid, and/or Benefit women, youth, or farmer (or all) and/or Strengthen the market position of suppliers Could benefit from business support to prepare and plan for growth, and secure investment. Support may include Reviewing and prioritizing alternative strategies for growth Developing robust operations to manage the business at scale Developing investor materials such as business plans and financial models Developing effective talent strategies to recruit, motivate, train, develop and retain staff.