Metropolitan Club

September 26-27, 2023

Excess Return USA 2023


Welcome to the exciting agenda of Excess Return Africa. This full-day program is packed with engaging sessions and networking opportunities designed to explore the vast investment potential in Africa. Delve into thought-provoking keynote fireside chats, panel discussions, and interactive workshops where industry leaders will share their insights on unlocking Africa’s investment potential, navigating the investment landscape, maximizing financial returns, and much more. Connect with like-minded professionals, build valuable relationships, and be part of shaping the future of venture capital in Africa.


Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 - Excess Return Africa


8:00 AM – 8:50 AM
Registration and Networking Breakfast for all Attendees

8:50 AM – 9:00 AM
Welcome to Excess Return Remarks

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Keynote Fireside Chat: Unlocking Africa’s Investment Potential

9:30 AM – 10:10 AM
Keynote LP Panel: How LPs are Navigating the Investment Landscape in Africa-Focused Funds

10:10 AM – 10:50 AM
Keynote GP Panel: Investing in Africa: Lessons from Successful GPs and the Road Ahead

10:50 AM – 11:10 AM
Maximizing Financial Returns: The Future of Exits in Africa

LP-only “Off the Record” Session

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Networking Break

11:30 AM – 12:10 PM
Fireside Chat: Africa Compared to Other Emerging and Developed Markets: Africa as the Last Digital Frontier

12:10 PM – 1:00 PM
Interactive Workshop: How to be Differentiated as an Africa-Focused Fund Manager
Interactive Workshop: Constructing Your Desired LP Base for Long-Term Success
Interactive Workshop: How to Engage with US LPs as an Emerging Manager

1:00 PM – 2:10 PM
Networking Lunch

2:10 PM – 2:50 PM
Keynote Panel: What do LPs Actually Care About “To Add an Africa Strategy to Their Portfolio”

2:50 PM – 3:30 PM
Keynote Panel: The Future of Venture Capital and Private Equity in Africa – What’s Next?

3:30 PM – 4:10 PM
Networking break

4:10 PM – 4:50 PM
Aligning Interests in Venture: Best Practices for GP-LP Communication and Transparency

4:50 PM – 5:30 PM
Keynote Fireside Chat: What I Wish I Knew Before I Raised My First Africa-Focused Fund

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Networking Reception

Excess Return International 2023

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

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