The ACU is a finance and knowledge collective regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority Registration Number: 31807R , that aims to create a dynamic eco-system of African people’s led businesses in the UK
By buying shares on joining, members will help create a financial pool of capital from which ACU can invest in profit generating businesses, thereby providing them a return on their membership shares in the form of dividends.
Be in a position to make strategic investments in low medium and high risk business opportunities that are scalable, sustainable and have a competitive advantage here in the UK, Africa or the Caribbean.
Be in a position to invest or offer loans to Members or Entrepreneurs with great business ideas at lower interest rates to high street banks.
Provide a platform for members to run courses and programmes that will benefit the community from an educational, financial, technical or health standpoint.
Facilitate training to those wishing to establish or develop their businesses utilising the cooperative or traditional approach.
Finally, by buying shares and joining the ACU, it will allow us to promote group-economics, collective-community-empowerment and thinking that will lead to community development projects that have a positive impact. Join now!