Transformational Business Network (TBN) is a global movement of impact investors and entrepreneurs working to scale growth stage businesses and unlock investment capital to create a lasting impact in Africa.
Since 2003 TBN has leveraged its network of more than 2,000 members across 7 countries to catalyse purpose-driven entrepreneurs, build impactful businesses and unlock investments in emerging and frontier markets. TBN has supported award-winning entrepreneurs like Luvuyo Rani (www.tbnetwork.org/story-1) to scale their businesses and impact their communities.
TBN has also initiated ten impact investment funds that have over $400m under management. Investors of these funds and their investee companies have included government development agencies (CDC, NorFund, FMO, EIB, AfDB), Foundations (Omidyar Foundation, Gates Ventures) and financial institutions (JP Morgan).
Our Scale for Success programme is a 6-month engagement with high-potential entrepreneurs in East Africa to support them to scale their businesses.
This is achieved through:
? Expert coaching on business growth
? Investor readiness support
? Potential investment from our network of investors.
The entrepreneurs we work with meet the following criteria:
? Ambitious to grow your business & ready to scale
? Have a committed team
? Track record of integrity and respected by peers
? 5 – 50 employees
? 3+ years in operation
? Established product/ service
? Minimum turnover of KES 15 million