About Us

Teranga Capital is an investment fund that provides funding and support for Senegalese and Gambian small and medium companies with financing needs between 50 and 300 million FCFA, often slowed down in their development by difficult access to long-term financing and skills.

Who are we ?

Teranga Capital is a private company under Senegalese law created in 2016 by entrepreneurs and private actors. First impact fund in Senegal and in Gambia, Teranga Capital belongs to a pioneering network in impact investment, entirely dedicated to the financing and support of start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Our mission

Provide the means for Senegalese and Gambian entrepreneurs to carry on their growth projects

Our method

Bring funding and strategic support

Our values

Entrepreneurial spirit, commitment to development, integrity, commitment to excellence

Our approach

Teranga Capital works with Senegalese entrepreneurs and local stakeholders to develop a dynamic community of SMEs in Senegal and Gambia.  

Our approach is organized around the entrepreneur with whom we aim to build an efficient strategy and a long-term relationship based on trust.


Teranga Capital offers financing adapted to the size and maturity of companies (minority equity investments, seed financing, etc.).


Through a regular and personalized follow-up, Teranga Capital allows the entrepreneur and his teams to strengthen their capacities. Teranga Capital also contributes to strategic thinking and corporate governance.


Teranga Capital offers technical assistance resources to companies through skills development, know-how transfer and training


Teranga Capital is part of a pan-african network of investment companies supported by I&P: Comoé Capital in Côte d’Ivoire, Sinergi in Niger, Sinergi Burkina in Burkina Faso, Zira Capital in Mali, Inua Capital in Uganda and Miarakap in Madagascar. This network builds common skills and initiatives to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem between countries.

The companies supported by Teranga Capital have access to aSenegalese and Gambian, pan-african and international network of shareholders and entrepreneurs, including the African Club of Entrepreneurs, a pan-african association that offers high value services to entrepreneurs.


Our Impact Objectives

We are persuaded that companies have an essential social role in the real economy.

In addition to the extra-financial activities, Teranga Capital is a committed player in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria.

One of our objectives is also to promote the social and environmental responsibility of the company and build with the entrepreneur an action plan to boost the impacts on each of its stakeholders (employees, customers, local communities, suppliers…), referring to the framework established by the United Nations with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Our Team

Abdoulaye Lo

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Adrienne Ndong

Investment Officer

Aminata Touré

Program Manager

Berry Ndiaye

Investment Officer

Carine Eba


Cédric Békouin

Project Officer

Djiby Ndiaye

Program Officer

Ibrahima Ba

Director of Operations

Ingrid Assena

Office Manager

Jean Mermoz Kouakou


Mohamed Ngom

Investment Manager

Myriam Koné

Seed Funding Officer

Nora Fall BA

Communication Manager

Olivier Furdelle

Managing Director

Sanou Kane

Financial, Accounting and Administrative Officer

Thomson Ragouena


Our Partners

Teranga Capital is financed by Senegalese and international shareholders such as private actors (Investisseurs & Partenaires, Fonsis, Sonatel ), banking institutions (SG Senegal) and insurance company (ASKIA)

We also work with governmental institutions such as the European Union.