The FUnding Space

The Funding Space was established in 2017 as a convening platform to strengthen Nigeria’s entrepreneurship ecosystem with a specific focus building knowledge and practice on gender lens investing and connecting entrepreneurs to investors.
It is an access to finance, impact investing, training and networking platform.

The Funding Space  convenes to inspire, challenge, support access to funding & financing with Nigerian actors to enhance the growth of locally grown innovations and enterprises in Nigeria that use “market solutions to address social problems”.
Why the Funding Space
  • Some international impact investors need “soft” entry into Nigeria.
  • Enables the organisers validate SME.NG’s work; builds investor credibility and showcases convening power.
  • Enhances the Nigeria’s attractiveness to global investors.
  • Provides a platform to introduce innovations that struggle to secure initial financing.
  • Creates a marketplace for diverse investors.
track record
  • Since 2017, The Funding Space has been bringing actors in the global impact sector to Nigeria to engage with entrepreneurs and explore potential collaborations and investments.
  • Typical participants at the Funding Space are entrepreneurs; Angel and Impact Investors, Donors; Venture Capitalists and Financiers, locally and internationally.
  • 800+ participants to date.

Some picture from funding space

For more information, please visit The Funding Space