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Watch our on demand video on YouTube which explains the develoPPP Ventures programme and answers applicant questions.

develoPPP Ventures Q2/2024 applications close 30 June 2024. Click here to start your application.

develoPPP Ventures is aimed at scaling young companies in developing and emerging economies, whose innovative business model has a sustainable economic, ecological or social impact.

Via a matching funds model, the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) provides a grant of 100,000 euros for suitable growth investments. In Q2/2024 develoPPP Ventures is available in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Africa.

Women-led start-ups and start-ups promoting gender equality are especially encouraged to apply.

In order to apply for funding, your company must:

• be privately owned and profit-oriented
• have achieved proof of concept
• have a viable business and financial plan
• can provide at least one annual financial statement
• convince other financiers of its business model
• not have acquired more than €2 million in funding to date
• have high growth potential and reach break-even within a maximum of three years
• be registered in the target country or plan to be prior to the investment

Implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH 

Supported by VC4A and Jozi Angels