Daniel Anagho is President and founder of the African Investment Corporation (AiC). Founded in 2003, the AiC is a global business consulting and investment firm that is deeply committed to uncovering and promoting Africa’s business potential. Our mission is to enable entrepreneurs in Africa and other emerging markets to succeed at all stages of business growth, from conception to exit. We specialize in strategic management consulting, investment, and project development.
We work with both governments and private businesses to structure and present investment opportunities in Africa. We have advised a number of Global 500 firms on how to do business in Africa. We are also certified as Loan Originators for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and we have extensive experience working with US Agencies including US Export Import Bank, United States Trade & Development Agency (USTDA), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to name a few.
In 2005 in close collaboration with the US Embassy Cameroon and the State Department developed the Investment Forum: Projects & Finance. This is a yearly training program was focused on training African business people and government officials on how to develop and structure projects in addition to identifying financing for their projects. It also focused on promoting investment opportunities and establishing partnerships with US firms. Through these forums the AiC was responsible for influencing investments in Cameroon of over $500 Million.
“I believe that good economic management can make a contribution to poverty elimination, but only widespread strategically placed business investments made in the spirit of joint ventures and public/private sector partnerships can create sufficient wealth for African nations.”
Prior to starting the AiC, I spent over 10 years in corporate America as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and Capgemini. During this timeframe he served as an alliance manager in the Business Alliance Program. He was responsible for negotiation contracts with the big software and hardware companies namely, IBM, Oracle, Cisco, and also in developing the strategic alliance program used to screen potential alliance