The first ever Island Finance Forum is set to inspire and engage attendees globally as leading financial experts come together to share and exchange information
Compass Venture Capital
Compass is a venture capital fund that invest in start-ups and small and medium enterprises with scalable business models and strong growth potential. They work with companies based in Mauritius, Reunion Island, Kenya and South Africa. Compass is wholly owned by and benefits from support from the ENL Group, one of Mauritius’ largest business conglomerates. Alongside the Turbine, our sister organisation and the region’s leading incubator and start-up accelerator, Compass is working to create a vibrant, sustainable start-up ecosystem in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean region.
SME Equity Fund
The SME Equity Fund Ltd (“SEF” or “the Fund”) is a Closed-End Fund (Single Fund) under the Collective Investment Scheme, licenced by the Financial Services Commission. Its objective is to provide equity, quasi-equity financing to local companies.
The Board of Directors comprises of members appointed by the Government of Mauritius and members appointed by the Mauritius Bankers’ Association.
Accelerators / Incubators
Mauritius Startup Incubator
Mauritius Startup Incubator has a mission to accompany startups who want to be developed and guide them to success.
You will be supported on an end-to-end basis to launch, develop and establish your business. Office spaces, personnel mobilisation and full support, communication, outsourcing and strategic consulting ! Mauritius is ” the place to be ” to implement a project whose market shares may be Africa , Asia and Europe
La Plage Factory
La Plage Factory, an African Tech Incubator, incubates ambitious and innovative startup teams willing to make a positive impact. They are the perfect address for tech businesses targeting Africa and Europe from Mauritius. Located in the very heart of the old Port-Louis, our coworking space is spread over two beautifully preserved colonial houses connected by a large cobblestone courtyard.
Turbine is passionate about building an enduring start-up community in the Indian Ocean and about supporting incredible entrepreneurs as they set out to conquer the world.
Turbine is led by a Committee drawn from the ENL Group’s senior management and heavyweight independent directors. Their people skills, experience and expertise help our portfolio companies go from strength to strength.
Angel Investors of Mauritius
Angel Investors of Mauritius (AIM) is a membership based Not for Profit organisation of high net worth private investors, committed to investing in high-growth Start Ups and newly incorporated companies in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean Region.
The purpose of AIM is to help promote early stage equity investment and to provide entrepreneurs and investors an effective, centralized forum to collaborate and support businesses in need of investments.
ALU aims to develop 3 million ethical and entrepreneurial leaders for Africa and the world by 2035. It uses a personalized, student-driven, project-based, and mission-oriented approach to create agile, lifelong learners who can adapt to a changing world.
ALU’s first site was inaugurated in September 2015 in Mauritius. Its second campus was inaugurated in September 2017 in Kigali Heights, Rwanda.
French Tech Maurice
The French Tech Maurice consists of innovative economic members who have an economic link with France. It is made up of Startup founders, investors, employees and other stakeholders.
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Because of the very nature of Financial Technology, it can be challenging to get past the red tape after investing the time to innovate, particularly if it involves disrupting historically traditional industries. Enter…Mauritius Fintech
MAFH is an ecosystem where entrepreneurs, SMEs, tech business, corporate entities, FSPs and investors can come together and create profitable FinTech solutions for the African market.
South African Chamber of Commerce in Mauritius
The South African Chamber of Commerce in Mauritius provides a platform for the advancement of commercial relations between Mauritius and South Africa, one of the Island’s most significant trading partners. Since its inception in 2013, the Chamber has grown to more than 140 corporate and 62 individual members, both in Mauritius and South Africa, representing a variety of industry sectors including Financial Management Services, Banking, Travel, Retail, Property and Professional Services. The Chamber is a registered non-profit Association (#13259) in Mauritius, and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors from a variety of backgrounds.
Mauritius Research and Innovation Council
The Mauritius Research and Innovation Council is a corporate body set up on the 1st of September 2019 through the proclamation of the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council Act 2019. The Council acts as the apex body which advises the Government on matters concerning applied research, innovation and research and development issues.
Digital Marketing Mauritius
‘Every now and then, communities are formed to set a momentum and make things better. We are this community for digital marketing in Mauritius. We want to make things better.’
With 4 separate locations across the Mauritius, each with their own number of private offices and coworking spaces, The Hive is more than a workplace!
With emphasis on community, they bring meaningful opportunities through networking and ideation events which will bring together like-minded professionals, entrepreneurs, managers or startuppers.
Located in the very heart of the old Port-Louis, Co, with 300 square meters of space, rent private offices (ranging from 2 to 6 positions) and single desks in an open space under simple month-to-month contracts.
The offices design and decoration is a blend of colonial past and modern style. Offering all the functionality you need to take your business to the next level: Fully equipped conference rooms, chill-out outdoors lunch / meeting tables, fully functional “grandma’s” kitchen and bike-sharing facilities.