Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (10)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (1)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (2)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (3)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (4)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (5)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (6)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (7)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (8)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (9)
    • VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open (10)
  • All (10)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

VC4A Venture Showcase alumni raise $180 million, applications for the 2021 program now open

Applications are now open, with 8 spots available for each of the two tracks for companies operating in Africa

VC4A Venture Showcase (www.VC4A.com), an exclusive program of choice for Africa-focused early-stage investors and hand-picked startups looking to raise their Seed ($250K-$1,5M) and Series A ($1,5M-$10M) rounds, is back in its 5th edition as part of the annual Africa Early Stage Investor Summit #AESIS2021. Applications are now open, with 8…

Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Africa’s Startups More Investible Than Ever

Africa’s entrepreneurs are resilient, quickly digitizing and maturing as digital technology trends further mainstreamed in 2020

Africa’s startups have never been more investible than now. There is a growing number of professional ‘super angels’ involved in record-breaking deals, and private equity investments have doubled since last year. This and more were discussed at the 7th, and fully virtual, Africa Early Stage Investor Summit #AESIS2020 held on…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

VC4A and ABAN announce 7th and virtual edition of its Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2020)

The Summit will take place on 3 & 4 November online

3 & 4 November 2020 ONLINE www.AfricaInvestorSummit.com; Two VC4A Venture Showcases - Seed and Series A - in partnership with AWS Activate; The summit is FREE to attend this year - but for investors only please. VC4A (https://VC4A.com) and ABAN are eager to announce the 7th and virtual edition of…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Seed stage investing and why it matters for Africa’s startup and innovation community

In Africa, the maturity of a startup raising seed funds is arguably higher than in other continents due to the scarcity of capital

Startup entrepreneurs are working to harness Africa’s potential. Together they represent a critical pipeline of innovation that is driving high growth high impact solutions on the continent. A critical juncture for any startup comes at the seed stage, a financing segment that has experienced significant changes these past months. In…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

VC4A announces 2020 ‘Venture Showcase - Seed’ in partnership with AWS Activate, AfriLabs and ABAN

Via this campaign VC4A will select 10 innovative early-stage startups to showcase their business to the world

VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) is calling for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1M. In proud collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, and network partners AfriLabs and ABAN, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive ‘Venture Showcase - Seed (https://bit.ly/2D9XODn)’ in November as part of a virtual gathering of Africa-focused early-stage…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (3)
    • Tinashe Ruzane from Flexclub (digital marketplace helping independent drivers to access vehicle ownership) is having in-depth discussions with investors as part of the 2019 edition of the ‘VC4A Venture Showcase - Series A’ in Cape Town, South Africa
    • VC4A announces 2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’ in collaboration with AWS Activate (1)
    • VC4A announces 2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’ in collaboration with AWS Activate (2)
  • Links (4)
  • All (7)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

VC4A announces 2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’ in collaboration with AWS Activate

This is an exclusive opportunity for selected entrepreneurs to introduce their companies at once to everyone who’s anyone in Africa’s early-stage investment space

VC4A (https://VC4A.com) is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $500K and $10M. In proud collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive ‘Venture Showcase - Series A’ (https://bit.ly/2BbsROa) in October as part of a virtual gathering of Africa-focused early-stage investors. Since 2017, VC4A…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Africa’s startup ecosystem on the brink of massive growth

Africa’s leading early stage investors come together for the 6th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit #AESIS2019

The growing number of startups securing major financial commitments, sets the stage for an entirely new era of growth in the African venture capital industry. This was the most discussed topic during the sixth edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit #AESIS2019 held between 13-15 November in Cape Town,…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) Launches First Dedicated Online Training Program for Africa’s Business Angels: ‘Mentor-Driven Capital’

Mentor-Driven Capital has a critical role to play in supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs

10 free training modules boost ability of participants to become high-powered mentors and savvy business angels; Mentor-Driven Capital has a critical role to play in supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs. Over the past two years, VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) has successfully implemented Mentor-Driven Capital programs in Nairobi, Lagos, Abuja, Cairo and Hargeisa, bringing together…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) Proudly Announces Top 12 Ventures for its 2019 Series-A Venture Showcase

These companies represent the best investment opportunities on the continent

VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) is proud to announce the 12 ventures (11 Series A and 1 Seed+) for its 2019 Venture Showcase. These companies represent the best investment opportunities on the continent. They have been vetted by 40 VC investors through a rigorous referral and selection process. The companies demonstrate strong revenues…

Source: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) |

Fanning Africa’s glowing embers of angel investment opportunities

Founders from 10 innovative, high-growth scale-ups will present their ventures to Summit attendees on 14 November

By David van Dijk, ABAN https://ABANangels.org/ and Melissa Ruggles, VC4A https://VC4A.com/ ‘Angel investing is on the rise across Africa.’ This is a commonly heard phrase for those of us active in the early stage investment space on the continent now. And this phrase is often quickly followed by another: ‘yet,…