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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 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…