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Nordekon Consultancy Company

The leading Nordic consultancy company in how to do business in Africa

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Done business in Africa since 2003

Nordekon Consultancy Company is a merger of 2 consultancy companies in 2015. Our experiences goes back to 2003 where we started doing business in Egypt, hereafter Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria and so forth. As of today we have carried out business assignments in +37 countries in Africa, making us amongst the most experienced and diverse oriented business consultants in our field.  

How to start doing business in Africa

We can assist your company / organisation in all several ways, getting started doing business in Africa. Our consultancy services cover feasibility studies, business plans, partner search, country/market analysis and strategic advice on how to scale up your business and penetrate the African markets.

Business Network

We facilitate AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK®, the largest Nordic business network for sustainable investments, trade and impact in Africa. In 2019, we are going to reach seminar no 100 in the Nordics about business in Africa and we have had +3000 participants and +320 company cases at our events.

External funding

We have identified more than 170 funding and capital opportunities targeting commercial and none-commercial businesses in Africa. We also connect you to impact investors, funding institutions and venture capitalist.   


We arrange business delegations to any country in Africa. Over the last 4 years we have had business delegations to Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania and Mozambique. In co-operation with the Danish Chamber of Commerce we have a business delegation to Kenya in February, 2020. May 5th – 9th, 2020 we have a business delegation to Kenys with Danish Business Angels. In June 2020 we have a business delegation to South Africa.   

Seven pieces of advice

We have seven pieces of advice on how to start business in Africa: 

  1. Do your homework
  2. Find and understand the market
  3. Develop a business plan 
  4. Visit the market
  5. Find the right model
  6. Financing 
  7. Identify qualified staff / Culture 

+120 assignments in Africa 

During the past 16 years we have carried out more than 120 assignments for Nordic companies doing business in Africa. We have a large and extensive business network in Africa, ranging from North to South and East to West. 

Assignments in Africa

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To be the best in the Nordics

Nordekon Consultancy Company headquarter is based in Denmark, and we further operate in Sweden, Norway and Finland. Nordekon Consultancy Company aims to be – and remain – the leading consultancy company with focus on investments, trade and sustainable business in Africa.

Business delegations to Africa

The duration of our business delegations is 4 days on average.

We tailor-make individual business meetings to each participating company and we arrange any high-level authority or minister meetings that are relevant for your business. During all our business delegations, the companies will gain insights into the local network and business opportunities as well as access to relevant government officials and sector representatives. Furthermore, all delegation participants will get to meet producers, distributors, and industry experts to get their views on challenges and opportunities in the country we visit.

Nordekon Team

Nordekon Consultants are experienced consultants with many years of operation in Africa and great knowledge about the business environment in Africa. We also have a huge network consisting of C-level business people, high-level authorities and diplomats all over Africa

Flemming Sørensen

Flemming Sørensen


Tanja K. Nielsen

Tanja K. Nielsen

Senior Consultant, PhD

Cecilie Lindstrøm

Cecilie Lindstrøm

Senior Consultant

Josefine Sørensen

Josefine Sørensen


Key Note Speak

We believe that Nordic companies can make a significant difference in Africa. In the Nordic countries we are known for innovation, fast decision-making and a short distance to the top management. We are also known for our green change and focus on UN’s sustainable goals. And there are great business opportunities for all sectors in Africa. If your organisation would like to hear more about the business opportunities in Africa, you can book us for a lecture. We hold lectures at board meetings, for the management team and specific groups in your organisation with focus on business in Africa

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Flæsketorvet 68,1 (SOHO)
1711 Copenhagen V.
Denmark, Europe

(+45) 70 272625

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