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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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Meet the portfolio for 2018 VC4A Venture Showcase – Series A

These companies represent a new class of investment opportunity coming up across the African continent

VC4A (https://VC4A.com) is proud to announce the 8 ventures selected for the 2018 VC4A Venture Showcase – Series A. These companies represent a new class of investment opportunity coming up across the African continent. The selected ventures have strong revenues, are well positioned for regional and international expansion, and demonstrate…

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Innoventures launches “Startup Reactor” Fourth Cycle in Partnership with VC4A and SRI

Startup Reactor is a unique accelerator program designed to support innovative startups operating in several high-opportunity industries in Egypt

Innoventures (http://Innoventures.me) has just opened applications for the fourth cycle of its accelerator program ‘Startup Reactor’ in partnership with VC4A (https://VC4A.com) after a successful third cycle and its grand finale last December. The new cycle comes along with the launching of a new 30 million EGP venture capital fund which…