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NEW DATA SHOWS GROWING INVESTOR APPETITE IN AFRICAN EARLY STAGE STARTUPS

Data from the newly published 2016 Venture Finance in Africa research, conducted by VC4Africa, shows that the growing international and local angel investor interest in African startups is resulting in tangible investments. Total invested capital more than doubled compared to last year’s data: from almost USD 27 million to USD 73 million, secured by 224 ventures who […]

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PayGo Energy provides clean and affordable gas on a pay-as-you-go basis. Our micro-payment structure aligns with existing consumer spending habits to overcome current cost barriers and enable access a stable supply of LPG. We sell gas on a pay-as-you-go basis making it affordable for BOP customers and price competitive with charcoal and kerosene. More >>

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VC4Africa launches an API making it possible to embed public venture data from the startup funding platform on external websites, display subsets of venture data and more. VC4A is often thought of as a startup finance platform, but at our core we’re really an organization that’s using technology to help entrepreneurs realize their full potential. When […]

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Scantranx POS

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Scantranx POS is a cloud based Android Point of Sale (POS) solution with great features and tools to help retail business owners effectively manage and grow their business by selling across multiple channels (Store, Web ,Mobile & Third Party Integration seamlessly). Scantranx Integrates Internet Commerce with brick & Mortar Stores, thereby increasing flexibility,sales and revenues […]

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7 Tools for Investing in Startups Across Africa

VC4Africa invites Angel Investors to engage hot startup founders from across the continent. With a Pro Account you gain exclusive access to business ventures raising capital, receive tailored alerts that match your specific investment criteria, can review venture documents online, and leverage our growing number of tools to cut due diligence costs. At the end […]

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The application window will remain open throughout the months of March, April to close by end of May. This will be followed by all the qualifying applications being taken through an adjudication process after which the top thirty will be invited to pitch on the DEMO Africa stage in September during the DEMO Africa event in Lagos, […]

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Startup Investments Vary Widely Across Africa, VC4Africa shows

Research by startup funding platform VC4Africa indicates African countries have very different startup scenes, with investments varying widely across the continent. The research shows South Africa has the largest startup investments, Nigeria has most startup investments, and Kenya the largest total startup investments. On Wednesday, March 18, VC4Africa co-founder Ben White will share these and other […]

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Swappaholics

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Swappaholics

Swappaholics is an interactive portal that empowers individuals and businesses to exchange products, skills (SkillSwap) or services in a mutually beneficial social setting. Swappaholics encourages cashless trading and enables everyone to trade irrespective of their financial status See the website: http://www.swappaholics.com More from VC for Africa 

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Event organizers, competition organizers, corporations, foundations, accelerators, incubators, investment funds and other startup ecosystem players can now publish branded promo pages on the VC4Africa platform and use these pages to launch their campaigns and collect applications from entrepreneurs across Africa. Partner Pages are a great way to launch and promote events, programs and campaigns and […]

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KPMG Global Africa Practice has launched a new Africa Business App. According to the company, the new platform will provide businesses and investors with access to the latest Africa information about doing business across the continent. “With the KPMG Africa Business App, we are not just delivering the most up-to-date information on country profiles, fiscal […]

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