The Power Meetings


In the framework of THE NEXT SOCIETY and DiafrikInvest, ANIMA implements a series of meetings between entrepreneurs and investors with the cooperation of several partners.
Power Meetings are half-day events that connect investors to innovative entrepreneurs who are selected from the Innovators Academy, Acceleration Bootcamps or Mentoring activities. The events will take place in Beirut, Brussels, Casablanca, Dakar, London Marseille and Paris.


You are an entrepreneur and you want to secure funds ? 

  • Scale your business: Meet high-level investors during our Power Meetings to raise funds.
  • Pitch in front of business angels and investors: begin with a compelling story, convince your potential investors that you are better than your competitors, explain how you will make money and show your growth potential.

You are an investor ?

  • Get connected to top African and Mediterranean entrepreneurs ready for investment
  • Join THE NEXT SOCIETY and DiafrikInvest Business Angel Community and partner with co-investors on foreign markets!

We connect you with African and Mediterranean entrepreneurs whose strong growth is based on a major social impact component. Power meeting are a unique opportunity to structure profitable and sustainable partnerships with innovative entrepreneurs.



Rendez-vous passés :Power Meeting n°1

Emerging Valley, Marseille (France), 20 November 2018

Investor briefing on the conditions of investment in Africa followed by a speed-pithing session between 60 entrepreneurs and 30 investors (business angels and VCs).


Next meetings

Power Meeting n°2

THE NEXT SOCIETY’s Innovators Academy, Brussels (Belgium), May 2019

Power Meeting n°3

African Diaspora Forum, Paris (France), June 2019

Power Meeting n°4

DiafrikInvest Investment Academy, Dakar (Senegal), October 2019

Power Meeting n°5

DiafrikInvest Investment Academy, Casablanca (Morocco), October 2019

Power Meeting n°6

THE NEXT SOCIETY’s Power Dinner, Beirut (Lebanon), November 2019

Power Meetings 2020

More upcoming events!


Get in touch

Contact Léonard Lévêque for more information at

Tel. +33 4 96 11 67 60  
Projets & Services ANIMA