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Counting Down to Africa’s Biggest Early Stage Investor Summit

This exclusive investor-only event unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent and beyond to exchange best practices, learn from peers, and do deals

Africa’s early stage investor community will convene on November 11th and 12th, 2018 for the 5th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2018), hosted by Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) (https://VC4A.com) and African Business Angel Network (ABAN). This exclusive investor-only event unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent and beyond…

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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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VC4A announces Series A Venture Showcase as part of 2018 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

The ‘VC4A Venture Showcase – Series A’ positions deal ready companies as a central component of the annual meeting of Africa investors

VC4A (https://VC4A.com)  is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $250K and $5M. An exclusive Series A Venture Showcase will take place in Cape Town on November 12, 2018, as part of the annual Africa Early Stage Investor Summit. The 2017 event showcased 20 scale-ups as part of…

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VC4A and African Business Angel Network (ABAN) announce 2018 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Cape Town

The Summit’s speakers and guests represent the leading angel networks, VC funds, impact investors, accelerators, corporate venture divisions, industry associations, and public sector agencies

Africa’s early stage investor community will convene on November 11th and 12th, 2018 for the 5th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2018). This exclusive investor-only event unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent and beyond, to exchange best practices, learn from peers and recent transactions, and do deals. For…

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She Leads Africa Accelerator 2018 set to provide training and funding for women led technology enabled businesses

The 2018 Accelerator will consist of three 1-week residencies in Lagos where entrepreneurs will receive training from the SLA team, business leaders and experts

Applications are now open for the She Leads Africa (https://SheLeadsAfrica.org) Accelerator 2018, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs building technology enabled businesses across Nigeria are eligible to apply for coaching, networking opportunities and the chance to receive funding for…

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Egypt’s Startup Reactor is Seeking out Startups!

Startup Reactor, the 6-month accelerator program in Egypt, is now accepting applications for its 5th cycle

Following the successful conclusion of its 4th cycle with its last phase “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion”, Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle! Startup Reactor is a 6-month accelerator program designed to support innovative startups with high growth potential in Egypt. The program is a gateway to…

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Innoventures Announces 4 Winners of Startup Reactor Cycle Four

Innoventures also announced an upcoming 100 million EGP fund for startup ventures based in Egypt

On the 5th of December, Innoventures (http://Innoventures.me) held “Startup Nova - Entrepreneurship Explosion” at the prestigious Hilton Ramses, as the final phase of its Startup Reactor program’s fourth cycle. Cash prizes of 15,000 Euro total were given to four promising startups by VC4A (https://VC4A.com), the program’s partner and main sponsor.…

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Somali Accelerator graduates another cohort of startups and gives $30,000 in investment at the Demo Day in Hargeisa

This year’s accelerator saw over 400 applications received, building on the traction of last year’s programme

Innovate Ventures (www.Innovate.so), the leading Somali tech and business startup accelerator launched in partnership with VC4A (https://VC4A.com), Telesom (www.Telesom.net) and the Work in Progress! Alliance, had their second cohort of 10 startups from Somaliland and Somalia graduate from their programme. This year’s accelerator saw over 400 applications received, building on…

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How African early-stage investors play a critical role in moving the continent forward

The place to be on November 15-16 will be Workshop 17, right in the middle of Cape Town’s vibrant startup scene

The 4th annual African Angel Investor Summit – #AAIS2017 (https://VC4A.com/aais2017) – is set to be the next meeting point for Africa’s early-stage investor community. The place to be on November 15-16 will be Workshop 17, right in the middle of Cape Town’s vibrant startup scene. Key debates will be held around the…

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VC4A Startup Academy: Learning resource for Africa’s rockstar entrepreneurs

The VC4Africa Startup Academy is designed to empower founders to take their business to the next level

The VC4A Startup Academy (https://VC4A.com/academy) is offering direct access to expertise proven to work for successful entrepreneurs and investors operating across Africa. Founders can take their business to the next level by learning about the latest insights, download tools and listen to advice from 35 experts active in the emerging…