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The WAI Group inspired our co-design sprint with 120+ female fund managers and LPs, creating “2X Ignite”, a groundbreaking initiative to unlock capital for gender-smart businesses at scale. WAI alongside the 2X Collaborative played a pivotal role in making this happen

Jessica Espinoza

Chief Executive Officer, 2X Global

WAI group helped me immensely to develop our first African investment-based accelerator program and to build a strong network in the ecosystem just within a few months.

Franziska Kolk

General Partner, SWG Africa

Teranga’s mission as a fund manager is to expand access to smart and patient capital to entrepreneurs with a focus on small and growing businesses across sectors. The WAI network has particularly been helpful in linking up with capital providers whose missions align well with ours.

Ndèye Diago Dieye

Program Director, Teranga Capita

At GBF we believe that everyone deserves economic prosperity. We need to move more capital towards women-led and women-owned enterprises that remain underserved to the detriment of society at large. WAI has been critical in supporting GBF in its gender lens investing journey.

Lilian Mramba

Regional Director, Africa – Grassroots Business Fund