IFC's Disruptive Technologies and Funds Group (“CDF”) invests in private sector companies globally. IFC’s CDF has a track record of successful investments in direct venture capital across many sub-verticals, building out start-up business and co-investing alongside growth equity funds, and in venture capital funds. CDF is unique for both its regional and global prospective on the venture capital space, long-term approach to investments, ability to leverage the resources of the entire World Bank Group, as well as its commitment to maximizing the value for its portfolio companies through sustained assistance.The Disruptive Technologies and Venture Capital team (“CDFDT”) invests in venture/early growth companies that offer innovative technologies or business models with high impact potential in Emerging Markets. By executing transactions at earlier stages than IFC’s more traditional business lines, the venture capital team enhances the organization's strong commitment to innovation, support to local businesses, and helps accelerate cross border technology transfers.
The IFC’s Disruptive Technologies and Venture Capital team is looking to recruit an Associate Investment Officer in IFC's Dakar Office to support the current team in developing and executing new business opportunities, as well as managing investment portfolio and local client relationships primarily in Africa. The Associate Investment Officer will play an active role in participating in the local offices and the region’s business activities, interact directly with local and global clients, and will work with colleagues from Headquarters (Washington DC), Africa, MENA and other regional offices.
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