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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) 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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For investors, by investors: Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) and African Business Angel Network (ABAN) announce 6th edition of its Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2019)

Announces partnership with R1.4 billion start-up funding unit, Naspers Foundry

13-15 November in Cape Town, South Africa; Announces partnership with R1.4 billion start-up funding unit, Naspers Foundry. VC4A (https://VC4A.com/) and ABAN are pleased to announce the 6th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2019). The Summit will take place from 13-15 November at Workshop17 at the V&A Waterfront…

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No Silicon Valley for Africa say early stage investors

There is opportunity, but it’s distinctly African say delegates from the 2018 Africa Early Stage Investor Summit

Cape Town welcomed over 300 active and aspiring investors representing Africa’s early stage investing ecosystem for last week’s two-day Africa Early Stage Investor Summit organized by VC4A (www.VC4A.com) and ABAN (https://ABANAngels.org/). Celebrating its fifth year, the summit attracted the highest ever number of early stage African investors from 35 different…

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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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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…