About us

Vision

The Gambia Angel Investors Network (GAIN) seeks to spearhead the development of an investment community committed to supporting the development of early stage companies positioned to be future champions of industry in the Gambia.

Mission

To invest, mentor and give access to business networks to early stage companies committed to building viable going concerns over the long-term which will have net result of not only supporting the developments of our capital markets, but also advancing the private sector led development agenda of the country.

What we do

GAIN Pitch Sessions

GAIN organizes quarterly pitch sessions for shortlisted business giving them an opportunity to sell their businesses to our Angels with a view towards raising growth capital.

GAIN Masterclass​

GAIN organizes training sessions in topics related to angel investment facilitated by experts to help upskill or members and broader ecosystem.

GAIN Investment Events​

GAIN organizes and participates in investment events locally and internationally with a view towards promoting the concept of equity and other long-term investments in the Gambia.

GAIN Partnerships / Ecosystem Event

GAIN works actively with other players in the ecosystem on initiatives geared towards promoting entrepreneurship and investments  especially those targeted at young entrepreneurs.

Board Members

CHAIRPERSON

Mrs. Amie Bensouda

Mrs. Bensouda is the founder and Managing Partner AB & CO, a leading law firm in the Gambia. Prior to private practice she worked for the Government of The Gambia for Fourteen years and was Solicitor General of The Gambia for 5 years (1990-1995) and also acted as Minister of Justice and Attorney General. Mrs Bensouda is a Member of the London Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (CIArB) and a trained Mediator. She sits on the Board of several financial companies and NGOs and has served as president of the Gambia Bar Association for two consecutive terms.

DIRECTOR

Mrs. Awamary Lowe Khan

Mrs. Khan is the founder and CEO of the Woman Boss and a seasoned Executive and Social Entrepreneur.

DIRECTOR

Mrs. Saffie Ndure Jobe

Mrs. Jobe is the Managing Director of IFSAL Consulting and the Gambia China Chamber of Commerce. She is also sits on several other boards.

DIRECTOR

Mr. Badou Sowe

Mr. Sowe is a leading entrepreneur in The Gambia and the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tinnin Paints, a leading paint manufacturer in The Gambia.

DIRECTOR

Mr. Edrissa Mass Jobe

Mr. Jobe is the Executive Chairman of EM Holdings and Executive Chairman of Atlas Energy Ltd. He is the current President of the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and is representing GCCI on the board of GAIN.

OBSERVER

Mr. Raimund Moser

Mr. Moser is Project Manger of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and the ITC Representative in The Gambia. He represents ITC on the GAIN Board.

DIRECTOR

Madi Kambai

Mr. Kambai is an Experienced Industrial Engineer and Industrial Policy Expert with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration and banking industry. Skilled in Management, Business Relationship Management, Risk Management, Branch Banking, and Banking. Strong operations professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Industrial Engineering and Management from Yuan Ze University of Taiwan as well as MPhil in Industrial Policy at the university of Johannesburg. He currently serves as BDS Manager at GIEPA and represents them on the GAIN board.

Management

Alieu Senghore

Mr. Alieu Senghore

MANAGING DIRECTOR
Muhammed Alieu Barry

Muhammed Alieu Barry

PROGRAMME MANAGER

Partners

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