EPEA seeks to establish and promote a well-developed ecosystem for the Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investment Industry, through
To be the representative body of the Egyptian PE and VC industry and to serve as the regional hub for fostering the flow of direct investments into Egypt and the surrounding region(s).
To be the pivotal hub for PE and VC professionals, organizations and stakeholders in Egypt, and their gateway to the international community and counterparts.
Towards the local PE and VC Industry
To enhance PE and VC best practices among members, and keep them abreast with the most up-to-date trends in the industry. To do this, EPEA will serve the current needs of the local industry in the areas of capacity building, networking and policy advocacy, through a variety of activities. EPEA will also enhance the understanding of PE and VC among entrepreneurs, investors, government bodies, as well as the general public, through media awareness.
Towards the Egyptian Economy
To serve as the platform for greater communication within and among the PE and VC regional and international networks, with the aims of facilitating knowledge sharing, enhancing business matchmaking and restoring investors` confidence, to reach the ultimate objectives of boosting direct investment and economic growth.
- Position EPEA internationally as the gateway for inflow of private equity investment into Egypt, through play a key role in attracting foreign investments inflows into the Egyptian economy.
- Support the government efforts towards availing an encouraging and attractive investment climate in Egypt for both local and international investors.
- Qualify industry professionals at various levels, in order to meet the potential rise in demand, arising from expected growth in private investments.
- Enhance knowledge and experience sharing between senior industry professionals and junior ones / youth seeking to join the industry.
- Set industry standards for private equity investment in Egypt, and promoting best practices.
- Spread awareness about:
- Private equity and venture capital as a source of finance for corporate growth.
- Knowledge and skills required to join the private equity and venture capital firms.