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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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Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) Launches First Dedicated Online Training Program for Africa’s Business Angels: ‘Mentor-Driven Capital’

Mentor-Driven Capital has a critical role to play in supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs

10 free training modules boost ability of participants to become high-powered mentors and savvy business angels; Mentor-Driven Capital has a critical role to play in supporting Africa’s entrepreneurs. Over the past two years, VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) has successfully implemented Mentor-Driven Capital programs in Nairobi, Lagos, Abuja, Cairo and Hargeisa, bringing together…

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Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) Proudly Announces Top 12 Ventures for its 2019 Series-A Venture Showcase

These companies represent the best investment opportunities on the continent

VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) is proud to announce the 12 ventures (11 Series A and 1 Seed+) for its 2019 Venture Showcase. These companies represent the best investment opportunities on the continent. They have been vetted by 40 VC investors through a rigorous referral and selection process. The companies demonstrate strong revenues…

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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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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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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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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…