De Vries Africa Ventures is an investment and management consulting firm headquartered in Nairobi Kenya, focused on Business in Africa and the Middle East. We invest in and help organizations to identify their greatest business opportunities, to define the Go-To-Market strategy and to execute rigorously.
After being seen as a high-risk, low-reward place for business, companies are now discovering Africa’s economic potential. But with it's 54 countries, many different cultures, turbulence, infrastructure challenges and complex regulations & politics there are many pitfalls. Making it in Africa requires expert knowledge, careful planning and flawless execution.
Over the past decade 6 of the world's 10 fastest-growing economies were African. Boosted by an emerging middle class and increased household spending Africa is now the second fastest growing continent after Asia. With half of its 1.2 billion population aged below 20 Africa also has unprecedented workforce potential.