Future Africa as a magnet for global investment

We help Africa-focused governments and private sector organisations:

  • Strengthen their compliance, regulatory and enforcement programmes.
  • Generate business, investment ideas and opportunities
  • Raise funds and connect investors, Businesses and individuals with suitable opportunities.

EBII Training Programmes

For more information about our current training programmes, please see our programme brochure.

Our Mission

To connect Africa to the world by using compliance and risk management to accelerate investment, trade and economic development across the continent.

The $420 Billion Challenge

Despite being home to the highest rate of entrepreneurship globally, Africa is the region most deprived of the funding needed to scale its innovative solutions.

The Opportunity

Funding Growth

VC funding is up 5x since 2019

Rapid Returns

Africa has 5x Unicorn growth since 2019

Workforce Boom

Africa will have 40% of global population by 2050

Trade Integration

ACFTA will boost GDP by $450bn

Why Investors struggle to engage Africa


African founders sometimes lack knowledge about risk mitigation standards and key compliance requirements from investors

Due Diligence

The regulatory environment is rife with fraudulent documents, hampering access to reliable due diligence information


Finding reputable startups and finance partners committed to transparency and high compliance standards can be challenging

Why Compliance Matters

Reduce risk

Lack of compliance can put your organisation and clients at risk of financial crime and other breaches that could result in regulatory fines and reputational damage.

Improve business strategy and profits

A robust compliance management programme can help you gain a better understanding of your organisation, enabling you to improve operational control and ultimately increase profits.

Increase stakeholder confidence

Achieving compliance enhances the confidence of your customers and other stakeholders.

Our Services

We provide services aimed at helping businesses work with or partner with African entities where complex and unique compliance challenges exist. We help to create a more conducive environment for business and trade.

EBII Group is structured into three Business lines:

Annual Africa Investment Risk and Compliance Summit

The annual Africa IRC Summits Africa Investment Risk and Compliance Summit (AIRCS), started in 2020, unites political and business leaders, academics and regulators to find coordinated solutions to Africa’s investment challenges.

  • USA Edition 
  • Europe Edition 
  • Asian Edition 
  • African Edition

Our upcoming events

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Meet our Founder

Adjoa Adjei-Twum

Founder & CEO, EBII Group

Adjoa Adjei-Twum is a recognised thought leader on key issues related to doing business and investing in the African continent. She is the Founder & CEO of the Africa-focused advisory firm Emerging Business Intelligence and Innovation (EBII) Group headquartered in the UK. EBII was born out of the Oxford University Innovation incubator programme, with a mission to make Africa a magnet for global investments by helping financial institutions strengthen their regulatory compliance programmes. Adjoa has appeared on leading global media outlets, including CNN, BBC’s World Newsday, BBC Africa News, BBC World Business TV and World Service Radio, as well as Sky News, CNBC Asia, Citi TV, Metro TV, Joy TV, Trust TV in Nigeria and GHI TV in Ghana. She has also written thought leadership pieces for Oxford Answers, the University of Oxford and Op-Ed for CNN. Read More


Let us help you stay compliant
in future Africa.

Get in touch

We can help you navigate through the complexities, reduce your risk and build a stronger business strategy.

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