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THINK BIG SENSITIZATION SEMINAR
"EXPANSION OF VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT FINANCING INDUSTRY IN TANZANIA" (OPPORTUNITY FOR ACCESSING NON-BANK INVESTMENT FINANCING)
For many years the local private sector has been excluded from large scale investments that are very crucial to the development of our country and especially as we target to transform this country into middle income country by 2025.The targeted 10% average GDP growth rate from 2016-2025 as outlined in the Five Year Development Plan (FYDP 2011/12 -2015/16) CANNOT be achieved without massive private sector investments into the economy. Local entrepreneurs face CRITICAL LACK ACCESS TO LARGE, LONG-TERM, LOW-COST INVESTMENT FINANCING FACILITIES particularly that which is beyond USD Five (5) Million and up to the maximum average of USD Five Hundred (500) Million or more per single business project.
2.0 SEMINAR MAIN OBJECTIVE.
To stimulate the private sector to THINK BIG by introducing a grand plan to Expand Venture Capital and Private Equity in Tanzania as additional non bank source of Investment Financing for expansion, innovative and risky projects.
3.0 MAJOR SEMINAR OUTPUT:-
3.1 Awareness on how venture capital and private equity operate in Tanzania and internationally.
3.2 Formation of the National Steering Committee that will be tasked to organise the "VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE EQUITY IN TANZANIA – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE" to be held from 25th to 28th November 2014 whose main output will be to establish the TANZANIA VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION (TAVCA). More details will be provided at the seminar.
4.0 TARGETED PARTICIPANTS FOR THIS SEMINAR:-
4.1 All business owners/entrepreneurs who want to THINK BIG.
4.2 Members of Board of Directors or Governing Councils including their Chairpersons / Chairmen and Executive Directors of all of the about two hundred Direct members of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF). Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the Following Institutions:-
Commercial Banks, Development/Investment Banks, Pension Funds Institutions, Insurance Companies, Law Firms, Professional Consultants in Different Business Fields including Regional Branch Managers .
4.3 Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Government Institutions related with Economic Empowerment and Investments such as: - Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT), National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC), Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA), Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA), Bank of Tanzania (BoT), Capital Markets and Securities Authority (CMSA), Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE), and Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO)..
4.4 Chief Executive Officers (CEO's) of the currently Existing and Operating Venture Capital and Private Equity Companies/ Organisations in Tanzania.
4.5 And any other interested Tanzanian Entrepreneur/ Investor including University Business Faculties Representatives and Academicians.
5.0 WHEN : Thursday 6th February 2014
6.0 VENUE : Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel
7.0 TIME : From 8:00 am to 5:00 Pm
8.0 SEMINAR FEE:-
- Tsh. 300,000/= (Tshillings Three Hundred Thousand only) per each person including lunch, light refreshments and seminar materials.
- Participants are advised to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.
9.0 FOR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF SEMINAR FEE DO AS FOLLOWS:-
9.1 Seminar Registration Fees is to be paid directly by depositing to the TANZANIA PRIVATE SECTOR FOUNDATION (TPSF) – CRDB, AZIKIWE BRANCH A/C No01J1027043900. Kindly submit your copy of bank deposit pay in slip at the seminar registration desk located at the Serena Hotel on 5th February 2014 up to 6th February 2014 before you get into the seminar room.
9.2 For further information Contact:-Ms. Jane Gonsalves-TPSF Office No.+ 255 22 2601913/1938; Mobile + 255 786-476-284; email:firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com