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Nairobi based development banker joins Beyond Capital board

Beyond Capital, an impact investment fund that partners with portfolio companies in East Africa and India, has recently added to its diverse and accomplished Board of Directors.

With the appointment of Nairobi-based development banker Samuel Mugoya, Beyond Capital will expand its presence and impact in the East African region. Samuel joins a multicultural group of professionals hailing from the financial, legal, and entrepreneurial sectors, that have volunteered to serve as directors and share their diverse experiences to ensure that Beyond Capital optimizes its impact in East Africa and India.

“Our Board of Directors is an integral part of Beyond Capital’s mission of partnering with social enterprises that are finding sustainable ways to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems,” said Eva Yazhari, CEO of Beyond Capital. “Each board member provides their own mindset and invaluable contributions based on their extensive business backgrounds and personal passions.”

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Axis and Innpact have launched the first impact investing platform in Mauritius, the Mauritius Impact Finance Gateway to Africa (MIFGA). This innovative structure enables fund promoters to set-up and manage impact finance vehicles in an efficient and cost-effective manner while benefiting from the support of leading service providers in the industry.

AXIS is a leading service provider in Mauritius offering a full spectrum of corporate, fiduciary, tax & accounting and fund administration services to a diversified client base, including Development Finance Institutions, Angel Investors, Institutional Investors, Family Offices, GPs and Investment Managers.

MIFGA has been designed as a turnkey solution addressing the key challenges typically faced by new impact funds: complexity of blended finance structures, time to market and availability of resources, especially during the ramp-up phase.

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The platform leverages on the 10-year experience of Innpact in …