The Athari Fund – Pilot 2017

Impact Investing in Africa

About us

The Athari Fund is a seed & early-stage impact investing fund aimed at empowering African youths working in for-profit companies that generate social impact.
There is no question that a wave of entrepreneurship is rising across Africa. At Athari, our mission is to provide opportunities to young African entrepreneurs that are intentional about the way they want to give back to the continent. By making these types of investments, we make money more effective at creating value for society.
We Invest in companies that:
  • Demonstrate intent to have social impact
  • Measure against a set of metrics, set by the company
  • Are committed to regularly reporting their social progress

Pilot 2017

As part of the pilot phase for our fund, we are looking to make a number of investments in Nigeria – based seed and early stage startups during the first quarter of 2017.

Impact sectors

  • Education‎
  • Agriculture
  • ‎Financial Inclusion‎
  • Health and Nutrition‎
  • Community Development‎

Investment process

Complete intent form => Athari Non-Disclosure => Email application => Investment Disbursement => 
In person pitch Jan 2017 =>  Due Diligence
Apply for this investment opportunity HERE.


November 14, 2016
Program dates Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
Organizer The Athari Fund
Targets Nigeria
Sectors Agribusiness, Education, Financial services, Food and beverage, Healthcare