Why Investors Must Be Venture Builders by Heart

Introduction At the moment a person drops some money into a startup as a form of investment either at pre-seed, seed or series A, he becomes a partner to that organisation in building and creating change. Just like every beneficial partnership, the partnership agreement will include details of the capital contribution of each partner, the […]

Does your venture building skill come in handy?

This is a question that has often been quite a lot of times. To all Investors/VCs in Africa, does your venture building skill come in handy? To Ecosystem builders, do you consider that it is important for Venture Capitalists to be Venture Builders also?

A Gender-Equal Workforce in the African Startup Ecosystem

Introduction Female-led start-ups in Africa raised $188m (4%) in 2022, while male-led ventures raised $4.6bn (96%). This means among startups that have raised their first $1 million, female founding teams represent less than 5%.  These are low numbers for a continent with high levels of female entrepreneurship, where women make up about 50% of the population. According […]

Did you know…?

Have you thought about the factors that contributed to the Fintech boom in Nigeria? Understanding these factors is important in learning and understanding the pace of innovation in Africa. Below are the factors that contributed to the origin and subsequent boom of fintech in Nigeria. What factor do you think played a major role amongst […]

Investing in Africa’s Limitless Future

Amidst Africa’s startup ecosystem’s vibrant diversity and untapped potential, a new era of innovation is unfolding. Entrepreneurs across the continent are defying conventions, harnessing local insights, and leveraging technology to solve challenges with transformative solutions. As we invest in these visionary pioneers, we’re not just betting on startups – we’re investing in the limitless possibilities […]

Picture this..

“Picture this: Africa, a continent alive with promise, where innovation meets culture and untapped potential fuels dreams. Investing here isn’t just about financial gain – it’s about joining a vibrant journey, backing resilient entrepreneurs, and making your mark on a global stage. #InvestInAfrica” #innovation #investment #growth


This is Africa and we are crafting Tomorrow’s Africa: Where Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Progress Converge #AfricanStartupRevolution#Africarising

An Insight into the Kenyan Startup Ecosystem

Introduction Kenya, which is ranked 62 globally and 1 for startups in Eastern Africa, is a regional innovator leader. The nation of East Africa is the ideal location for businesses in the fields of energy and the environment, food technology, and transportation. Kenya is the top location for future Japanese investment, according to a survey […]

The Future of Entrepreneurship in Africa

Can everyone be entrepreneurs? Should everyone be entrepreneurs? Can everyone be entrepreneurs in Africa? Why do we need more entrepreneurs in Africa? By 2050, 25% of the world’s population growth will be in Africa.  At present, six out of the world’s top ten rapidly expanding economies are situated within the continent of Africa.  This scale […]

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The African startup ecosystem, while burgeoning with potential, grapples with notable challenges that beckon exploration. Understanding these obstacles is crucial for fostering its growth & innovation. What have you seen as the challenges that face the African startup ecosystem? This is a question for all stakeholders in the African startup community. Share your comments below […]