East Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) is a business membership organisation that serves as the voice of private capital investors in East Africa. The Association was formed in 2013 to promote partnership between capital providers and business in the region, while at the same time showcasing the opportunities for investment in East Africa. Today, EAVCA serves as the interlinking platform for public stakeholders, local businesses and private investors, building on dialogue and industry insights to create a sustainable, informed eco-system that advances sustainable wealth creation and economic development in the region.
With offices in Kenya and a regional office in Uganda, EAVCA's membership comprises private capital providers such as development finance institutions, private equity and venture capital funds, impact funds, family offices and intermediary advisory companies. The Association represents approximately USD4.0 billion in funds under management, seeking to collaborate and invest in scalable businesses at different stages of the business cycle.