We invest in and support

Nordic and African Growth

Companies to scale internationally.

A strategy built on 30 years of experience.

Bambwa Group AB (Bambwa) is a venture capital firm (VC) that invests in African and Nordic growth companies, seeking to expand their operations across Africa and globally.

Our mission is to improve people’s quality of life by investing in companies with high return and growth potential, using a proven framework; The Bambwa Model (developed over a 30 year period by Danish VC 2M Invest), and our international network.

We use a proven growth engine framework to take companies to the next level, from start to exit.

Active Involvement

Integral to Bambwa Group is our highly experienced Investment Directors and our world-class team of business, tech and creative experts.

International Network

Being part of the Bambwa Family means being connected globally. We connect Africa with Europe, the US, and Asia.

Sustainable Impact

Improving Quality of Life is our mission and we endeavour to work with changemakers and positive thinkers who strive to repaint the future.

Our Focus

We focus on open-minded founders with ambitions for x10 growth within m-commerce, Digital, Agrotech, FMCG. Media, Creative, Edtech, Health, and Cleantech.

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Africa represents our fastest-growing region in the world.
If you want to be relevant, you need to be in this part of the world.

Dominic BartonGlobal Managing Director of McKinsey & Company

Our Portfolio Companies

Global River Center

Building Better Futures For Young Africans

Supermanager

Imagine if the Worlds 100 million managers were just 5% better!

Unumed

A new generation of hospital management software has arrived

Who’s Who in Ghana

A new networking ecosystem in Ghana, and beyond

Sakamico Mining Co Ltd.

Sustainable Gold Mining in Liberia

Padel Africa

Padel has taken Europe by storm. Now it’s time to bring it to Africa

Reducare

Reduce your business telephony and data costs

Meet Our Team

The team consist of highly experienced people in international business.

Michael Mathiesen

CEO Bambwa Group

Michael holds more than 30 years international business experience, with focus on Information Technology, Telecom and eCommerce. He has been hands-on involved in more than 325 international investments in Europe, US, Canada, Russia, UAE, Taiwan, China and West Africa. 2 of them becoming Unicorns. Michael has experience from 9 IPOs (Stockholm, Copenhagen and London) and more than 35 trade sales. He has served as a non-exec board member in more than 100 international private, public and government companies as well as the board of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Fredua Dankwa Jr.

CEO Bambwa Group Ghana

Fredua, is Ghanaian, and has spent half his life in the US. He holds a Master of Science in Technology from Purdue University (US). He has worked for Toyota Motor Manufacturing, latest as ``Lean Expert``. In 2007, Fredua founded Workstation Technologies, a general Information Tech management and consulting company that has been a key adviser for the Ghanaian government for many years. Fredua has for over 8 years been a radio personality, at “Somu Ma Yensi Ghana”, a weekly talk show for social and development issues of Ghana.

Kaliefah Soko Sackor

CEO Bambwa Group Liberia

Kaliefah has been engaged as CEO of Bambwa Liberia alongside being CEO of Rod Trading Inc. with head offices in Monrovia, Liberia. Kaliefah is also a venture capitalist, with a vast experience from West African investment opportunities, as well as other parts of the World. He has achieved good results within various industries, such as gold and diamond mining, and construction. His connections have served as a bridge between his investing partners and various governments with very plausible results. Kaliefah has studied in the UK, Saudi Arabia and Norway.

Håkan Hollerup

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Hakan, MBA, has worked as a certified public accountant for over 30 years. Hakan Hollerup has run his own accounting firm in Lund employing at most 10 auditors and audit assistants before he merged with Mazars SET Sweden in 2013 where he worked until september 2016. Besides his role as chairman of the board of Bambwa AB Hakan Hollerup also currently holds other directorships and is working as financial director of Inuheat Group AB.
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We are always interested in finding great partners. Please get in touch if you would like to talk.