TAIN is the first organized angel investors network in Tanzania that seeks to promote angel investing culture and grow innovative start-ups in Tanzania.

The network acts as a vehicle to generate deal opportunities, facilitates, and manages investments. The network operates in Tanzania only and targets start-ups based and operate in Tanzania.

The network is managed by SSC Capital, as a manager-managed network

TAIN was launched in May 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Who is an angel investor?

  • Is an individual who provides risky capital in exchange of equity ownership or offers small amount convertible debt
  • In addition to capital, he/she also offers mentorship and share of business network
  • We are extending the definition to include institutional investors

Objectives of the network

  1. To promote the culture of angel investing in Tanzania
  2. To support innovation in Tanzania through investing in,  and mentoring innovative start-ups
  3. To provide investment opportunities in start-ups for investors with above-the-average risk appetite
  4. To promote and strengthen the angel investing ecosystem in Tanzania
  5. To prepare potential deals for PE/VCs through follow-on financing/exits of AIs