Rwanda Angel Investors Network

RAIN

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ABOUT RAIN

RAIN is the first organized angel investors network in Rwanda that seeks to promote angel investing culture and grow innovative start-ups in Rwanda.

The network acts as a vehicle to generate deal opportunities, facilitates, and manages investments. The network operates in Rwanda, and targets start-ups based and operate in Rwanda.

The network is managed by SSC Capital, as a manager-managed network.

Who is an angel investor?

  • Is an individual who provides risky capital in exchange of equity ownership or offers small amount convertible debt
  • In addition to capital, he/she also offers mentorship and share of business network
  • We are extending the definition to include institutional investors

Objectives of the network

  1. To promote the culture of angel investing in Rwanda.
  2. To support innovation in Rwanda through investing in, and mentoring innovative start-ups
  3. To provide investment opportunities in start-ups for investors with above-the-average risk appetite
  4. To promote and strengthen the angel investing ecosystem in Rwanda.
  5. To prepare potential deals for PE/VCs through follow-on financing/exits of AIs

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