ICA 2021
In-Person Event
Date To Be Confirmed

Due to COVID-19, we cannot confirm dates for in-person events.

At this time, we are hosting online pitching and networking events. Sign up for our newsletter for event updates.

The online Impact Starter platform is available for Investors and businesses to begin the investment process.

 

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Upcoming Virtual Events

ICA Zambia: Open for Business  

First session – Investor focus: Virtual Due Diligence
24th February 2021

Impact Capital Africa is proud to introduce a series of virtual events, taking place over the course of 2021, to demonstrate to the world that Zambia is truly ‘open for business’ 

Organised in association with our partners Prospero, the series will provide bite-sized, impactful virtual sessions for investors, growth-focussed businesses and key players in the Zambian market. With numbers strictly capped for each event, the onus is on creating an interactive and discursive space where market leaders can dig into the issues and opportunities faced in a fast-changing world and gain perspective on how the investment landscape is evolving.  

Kicking off with an hour-long investor roundtable on due diligence on February 24th, the series will go on to host a live online session for growth-focussed businesses in March and a virtual pitching event in April, with more planned for 2021.  

If you’d like to get involved, either as a participant or to suggest a topic for discussion, please email [email protected] 

Partners & Sponsors

ICA’s In Person Event: Not just a talking shop

The ICA conference is a deal-focused event where businesses pitch and investors meet the broader ecosystem necessary for expansion of their portfolio, including other investors, service providers, and donors.

ICA is the event to attend if you currently invest or operate in Zambia or are looking to make entry into the market.

Who is this event for?

Investors

Gain advance access to a pipeline of investment ready Zambian businesses. Take part in focused roundtable discussions to deep dive into the key themes affecting investment in the Zambian market and take part in sector reviews.

Entrepeneurs

Connect with other businesses, gain insight into the Zambian economy, and create relationships with investors which can lead to investment in your company.

Service providers

Make connections in some of the fastest growing companies in Zambia and with investors with burgeoning impact portfolios. Learn more about the business climate in Zambia to help identify opportunities for growth.

Intermediaries

Demonstrate how you can add value to and support both impact investors and impact enterprises and develop relationships with future clients at Zambia’s foremost impact investing conference.

Donors & NGOs

Learn how impact investing is changing the landscape and how new approaches and collaborations are creating sustainability and impacting the way NGOs move forward.

Connections

Mining Companies

Meet local businesses who are developing solutions to  development challenges, while engaging with impact investors to see how co-investment into these SMEs could create mutual benefit.

What to expect

Informed panel discussions

Every year we research which topics are most important to businesses, investors, and other investment ecosystem players. These topics are structured to catalyse discussion and participation. Our panels feature leaders in industry, regulation, investment, services provision, and innovation in Zambia.

Panel discussion at ICA 2019
A round table discussion at ICA Zambia 2019

High value round tables

Round table discussions offer a great networking avenue that give all attendees the opportunity to share with, and learn from, a group of peers. Our roundtables are moderated by carefully selected ecosystem enablers who keep conversation flowing and facilitate honest discussion.

SME showcasing

ICA is a dynamic event: we want all players to be networking, engaging, sharing and learning. Throughout the conference exciting investment ready businesses in our pipeline are showcased through quickfire pitches, keeping the energy high, and the focus on making deals.

Networking breakouts

ICA is all about building networks and getting deals done. Many of our attendees will have interacted in the lead up to the conference using our Impact Starter platform. But we know how critical the personal element of deal-discussion and relationship building is, so we incorporate timely networking breakout and discussion segments throughout the conference.

Interested in attending?

Due to COVID-19, we cannot confirm dates for in-person events. The online Impact Starter platform is available for Investors and businesses to begin the investment process.

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