St. Mary’s University arranged an enlightening event titled “Introduction to Venture Capital in Africa” which was delivered by RENEW CAPITAL on March 20, 2024, at the University’s Main Campus, Syndicate Room.

The session highlighted RENEW CAPITAL’s pivotal role as a premier venture firm in Africa, committed to fostering the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout the continent. As an impact investment firm, RENEW CAPITAL has played a key role in job creation and the advancement of women’s employment, contributing significantly to the economic development of various nations. The presentation elucidated the vital contribution of Angel Investors in supplying capital to promising startups and small businesses, thus facilitating their success in the absence of conventional financing options.

This engaging event shed light on numerous aspects of the venture capital landscape, greatly enhancing the participants’ comprehension. The series of sessions, initiated with faculty and staff, will continue with an informative briefing for the students of the University on March 21, 2024, at the Undergraduate Campus Multi-Purpose Hall.