Metropolitan Club

September 26-27, 2023

Excess Return USA 2023

September 26-27, 2023 | Metropolitan Club

The Future of Private Capital in Emerging Markets

Connecting influential investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to spark conversations on the future of capital, innovation, and the global economy

2023 Agenda

Our robust agenda will host an expert line-up of leading industry speakers and sector specialists, providing valuable insights from all angles of the venture cycle, from fundraising to deal sourcing, managing the portfolio, and carrying out a successful exit in Africa and beyond.


Metropolitan Club
September 26-27, 2023

Excess Return International

The Annual Excess Return International 2023 is an investor-centric event for LPs & GPs investing in private markets. The conference has been carefully curated to attract 200 high-profile attendees, including general partners from emerging and established VC funds, LPs actively looking to invest in venture capital, and relevant industry advisors. Excess Return is the event to inspire learning and innovation; access capital and dealflow; and strengthen your relationships and network.

Excess Return Africa

With so much uncertainties in the market, and yet a growing interest from allocators in venture capital in Africa, now is the ideal time to consult with your peers and reflect on the past year: discuss what we’ve learned, the challenges we’ve faced, our successes and failures, and the ups and downs we’ve experienced in venture capital in Africa. The event aims to offer valuable insights into the specific opportunities and challenges presented by seed, early-stage, and growth investing in Africa.


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Why Attend this Event?

Uncover Opportunities in Emerging Markets.
Never before has the industry seen so much potential in Africa, and this event seeks to provide insight into how strategic venture capital can help unlock that potential while 10x-ing returns for the LPs.

Gain Valuable Insights
Analyze historical development of exits in Africa, get insight into what we can expect in the future, and compare Africa’s progress with other emerging and developed markets as it pertains to its tech evolution.

Broaden Your Investor Connections
Attendees can expect to meet like-minded investors, including LPs and GPs from emerging and established funds, along with industry advisors, all eager to advance, uplift, and learn from each other.

Find Promising Investment Opportunities
We expect to bring together 200 leading investors in the venture capital space – LPs, GPs, and advisors to the industry. Learn about new opportunities that could lead to future investment partnerships.

Excess Return International 2023

The Annual Excess Return International 2023 will cover various topics, including venture capital, private equity, impact investing, ESG, Fintech, and more, emphasizing investment opportunities in Africa and emerging markets. The event will bring together top investors, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and policymakers to discuss the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges in the investment landscape, focusing on generating excess returns for investors. With 500+ senior decision-makers, LPs, GPs, delegates will meet and examine the latest opportunities and challenges.The event is structured so you can meet and do business with the most senior gathering in private capital.


NEW! As a Excess Return International delegate, you can now view many of the sessions on-demand via our streamly platform after the event. Catch up on key insights you missed or watch sessions again you liked most.

Please note in a minority of cases, speakers may request their sessions are excluded from this on-demand access. Closed-door conversations are not available on demand.


Our Protection Promise. We know there’s uncertainty in the world right now. That’s why we want to give you added flexibility and peace of mind when booking your place.If for any reason you decide you can’t attend, a colleague can attend in your place, or you can transfer your booking onto another future event. You have these options right up to the day of the eventOur number one priority is bringing the private capital community back to a face-to-face event safely.We are working with local authorities, venue partners and suppliers and continually adapting to the latest guidelines and safety protocol. Find out more here.


There’s no better way to promote your firm’s services, attract referrals, and gain access to qualified prospects than by sponsoring. As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to position your brand as a thought leader and trusted advisor among senior-level decision makers from the venture capital industry.

Sponsorship packages provide a wide range of opportunities developed for almost any budget and are designed to help achieve your branding, networking, and/or thought leadership goals. Receive exclusive access to showcase your firm and make those important connections through our range of sponsorship packages.

Tell us what you want to achieve and we’ll help you get there.

Please email us at

Excess Return International 2023

New York, USA
September 26-27, 2023
Metropolitan Club
+1 (512) 765-4661

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