This Entrepreneur’s Guide is designed as a comprehensive, accessible, and informative tool that can be useful to entrepreneurs in different stages of their business. Its aim is to help the Sudanese rising entrepreneurs and migrant communities in Sudan to navigate the nebulous and suboptimal financing landscape.
Fundraising is a critical milestone for Startups as they begin their journey through their corporate lifecycle. While the need for capital, how to accesses it, and where to access it differs depending on the stage of the company, building the right foundation is what all successful Startups have in common.
Accelerators and Incubators, Banks, Microfinance Institutions, Angel Investor Networks, The Angel Investor Ecosystem in Sudan, Impact Investors, Crowdfunding Platforms, Foundations, Corporates, Venture Capital Firms, Private Equity Funds
Stages of Startups Growth and Typical Funding Needs at Each Stage, Startups 101: What Makes a Startup Appealing to Investors? When to Fundraise, Assembling your pitch deck, Startups, Your Valuation Matters
Sudan has been covered by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), which indicates that 53.6% of the population consider that it is easy to start a new business in Sudan, and 79.4% consider that starting a new business is a desirable career choice GEM Sudan (2018).
The following is a list of agencies in Sudan who provide financial and/or non-financial support to start-ups and SMEs.
This guide is a high-level overview of what you need to think about as you grow and begin preparing for fundraising