Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
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VC4A research proves founder teams are key to startup success in Africa

The 2017 release is based on data collected from 1866 ventures from 41 African countries and 111 Africa-focused investors from 39 countries around the world

Data from VC4A’s new ‘2017 Venture Finance in Africa’ research (www.VC4A.com/research) proves that a strong team of founders is the key driver of startup success in Africa. In this year’s study VC4A (https://VC4A.com) aims to better understand the critical success factors for African startups and identify the key ingredients that…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
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Innovate Ventures Re-Runs Successful Tech Accelerator for Somali Start-ups

The programme aims to support and invest in the next wave of tech start-ups in Somaliland and Somalia and grow the nascent start-up ecosystem in the country

Innovate Ventures (www.Innovate.so) is running for a second year their highly successful tech start-up accelerator – The Innovate Accelerator. Launched in partnership with VC4A (https://VC4A.com), Telesom and Oxfam as part of Work in Progress! project, Innovate Accelerator saw over 180 applications submitted for last year’s inaugural cohort. This year the…

Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A)
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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…