Venture Capital

Total 28 Posts

Distinguishing the good startup funds from the bad ones in Africa

Some entrepreneurship support models work better than others. Governance and structure is key to their success, or failure.

Serena Williams reveals her investment in Andela

Serena Williams, the succesfull tennis champion and philanthropist, has announced (via Instagram) that she's been running her VCcompany which also invested in Andela.

Afrikan startup funding reports have an iceberg problem

Afrikan tech startup funding reports present an unbalanced view of startups and the sectors they operate in.

What to expect at the TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 in Nigeria

Learn more about TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 as explained by Mike Butcher, Editor-at-Large at TechCrunch.

Afrika's youth need to become job creators

Despite Africa’s impressive growth in past 25 years and its entry into the digital economy, the job market continues to be in a depressed state as youth unemployment continues to rise.

Moving beyond payments and credit in FinTech

Investors seeking high potential startups should look beyond retail payments and nano-credit, to innovators building high-engagement products.

Naspers to invest $415 million in South African technology startups

Naspers will invest over $400 million into South African startups and the country's technology sector.