Explore investment opportunities

Steps to discover inclusive business ventures looking for funding via IBA.ventures

When you are registered as investor on the Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA) you have the ability to explore companies that are raising capital via our platform – free of charge!

Ventures listed as ‘fundraising’ are screened by the team at the IBAccelerator. Most of them are at the phase where they want to initiate and scale their business and require investments between USD $50K and USD $5 million.
The primary sectors (but not limited to) we focus on are:

  • Agriculture and food
  • Water, sanitation and hygiene
  • Sustainable energy

See the overview of inclusive business ventures currently looking for funding!

How it works


Start exploring

Ventures Raising Capital

After you have registered and when you received the investor status from the IBA.ventures team, log in and go to the overview page where you can find all ventures looking for funding on the platform.You can use the search  filters (country, sector) on the right side to specify your search. In the overview and on the venture profiles you can recognise the ventures that are looking for funding by the green ‘Raising capital’ button.



Venture profile: Learn more


Venture profile

When you have identified a venture that meets your country/sector focus you can learn more about the company by visiting their venture profile. On the profile you can:

  • Meet the entrepreneur by clicking on his/her name/photo
  • Pitch: View a video (if available), read the pitch text
  • Summary plan: Read a condensed version of the business plan
  • Team: See who else is part of the core-team
  • Fundraising: Access the fundraising information, click on the ‘Fundraising’ tab to access the information.



Fundraising information


Venture detailsVenture quickscanVenture documents

As a registered investor you have exclusive access to the fundraising information of ventures:

  • The amount, type and stage of finance
  • A assessment quick scan of 40 yes/no questions filled in by the entrepreneur
  • Documents uploaded by the entrepreneur: Business plan, financial projections, pitch deck, proof of incorporation etc.
  • Notes from IBA.ventures staff
  • Direct contact possibility to start the conversation with the entrepreneur via a direct message



Important facts on the process


  • The Inclusive Business Accelerator platform is providing networking opportunities to both investors and entrepreneurs, but we do not aim to be part of the conversations nor do we charge a success fee on successful deals.
  • We do, however, in Mozambique, Vietnam and Uganda, on request of either side of the table offer advise via our BDS network.
  • Also read the Terms of use of the IB Accelerator platform as well as our disclaimer.




When you have questions about the use of the platform or any other issues, please contact Niek van Dijk via vandijk [at] iba.ventures