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|Name||Type||Continent (HQ)||Country (HQ & Offices)||Investment stage||Sectors preference||Description||Website|
|212 Founders||Investor||Maroc||Seed - Serie A||None|
|237 Business Angels||Angel network||Cameroun||Early stage - Seed||None||http://www.237ba.org/|
|4di||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed, Series A, Series B||FinTech, InsureTech, HealthTech, EduTech, AgriTech, Wellness||4Di Capital is an independent and specialist seed, early and growth stage technology venture capital fund manager based in Cape Town, South Africa with an office in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., focusing principally on scalable South African and African technology opportunities.||https://www.4dicapital.com/|
|500 Falcon||investors||America||USA||N/A||Any||500 Falcons is the MENA-focused fund that is a part of the global 500 Startups network.|
500 Startups is one of the most active global early-stage VC funds and a startup accelerator, focusing on discovering and backing the most talented founders worldwide.
|88 MPH||Investor||Afrique de l'Est, Afrique Australe||Seed - Serie A||Computer software, Internet, Mobile||http://www.88mph.ac/|
|A15||Investor||Africa||Egypt||Pre Seed, Seed||Digital||A15 is an entrepreneurial company that invests in digital products and technology brands. We aspire to empower the human race to overcome its limits and expand its capabilities by creating real products for real people.||http://www.a15.com/en-us/|
|Accion Venture Lab||Investor||America||USA||Seed||financial inclusion||Accion Venture Lab provides capital and extensive support to innovative, scalable fintech startups that improve the reach, quality, and affordability of financial services for the underserved.||https://www.accion.org/how-we-work/invest/accion-venture-lab|
|Acorn Private Equity||Investor||None||Serie A - Serie B||Agribusiness, Food and beverage, Food production||http://acornequity.com/|
|Action Hero Ventures||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Seed - Serie A||None||https://www.actionheroventures.com/|
|Actis||Investor||Serie A - Serie B||None||https://www.act.is/|
|Acumen||Investor||America||USA||Seed, Series A, Series B||Impact related||We make seed and early-stage investments that enable social enterprises to validate assumptions, bring products and services to market, and begin to scale. Rather than investing traditional capital, we invest philanthropic, or “patient,” capital that provides startups with the flexibility and security to grow their business and reach as many poor customers as possible.We provide our companies with access to our expertise and networks of advisors who have deep sector, channel and customer experience.||https://acumen.org/|
|Adenia Partners||Investor||Afrique subsaharienne||Serie A - Serie B||None||https://www.adenia.com/|
|Adlevo Capital||Investor||Africa||Mauritius||Series A, Series B||Any||We make equity and equity-linked investments in rapidly growing private companies in various stages of development. These companies derive their competitive advantage from the development and exploitation of technology or technology-driven processes||http://www.adlevocapital.com/|
|Adlevo Capital||Investor||Afrique subsaharienne||Serie A - Serie B||Clean technology, Computer hardware, Computer software||http://www.adlevocapital.com/|
|Aesop Capital||Investor||Nigeria||Non divulgué||Consumer goods, FinTech, FoodTech, Retail||http://aesop-capital.com/|
|AFIG Funds||Investor||Africa||Mauritius||Seed - Serie A||None||AFIG Funds is a Mauritius fund management company with offices in Dakar (Senegal), and Johannesburg (South Africa). AFIG Funds focuses on growth equity of profitable and growing companies in sub-Saharan Africa - particularly West and Central Africa||http://www.afigfunds.com/|
|Africa Future Fund||Investor||None||Seed||Digital||http://africafuturefund.com/|
|Africa Tech Ventures||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed, Series A, Series B||Health, Agriculture, Education, Fintech, Logistics||Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) is founded by a group of passionate investors and entrepreneurs with a solid track record of doing business and investing in Africa. We believe that scalable innovative businesses are the drivers to economic growth and prosperity and that technology can accelerate the pace at which people gain access to essential goods and services. By providing equity capital, hands-on support and access to our networks in East Africa, we aim to accelerate the growth and scalability of these innovative tech-enabled businesses. Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) is raising a $50M fund to invest between $100,000 and $5 million into early stage, tech-enabled businesses. The fund is based out of Kenya and invests in businesses across Africa looking to expand a/o into East Africa. The focus is on companies that use technology to scale and transform key industries, creating superior economic and social returns. ATV’s first close is targeted for Q1 of 2020.||https://www.africatechventures.co|
|African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)||Ecosystem Partner||Africa||NGO||The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association is the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa.|
AVCA plays a significant role as a champion and effective change agent for the industry, educating, equipping and connecting members and stakeholders with independent industry research, best practice training programmes, and exceptional networking opportunities.
|AfricAngels||Investor||Côte d'Ivoire - Sénégal||Early stage - Seed||None||https://www.africangels.org/|
|AfricInvest||Investor||Africa||Tunisia||Series A, Series B||Key growth industries, including financial services, agribusiness, consumer/retail, education and healthcare||AfricInvest is a private equity and venture capital fund manager with 1.4bn$ of funds under management. It has made over 170 investments on the continent, and 90 exits. It has 85 people in 8 offices covering the different investment regions. In venture space, AfricInvest partners with Cathay Innovation, a global VC fund manager investing in Europe, China and the US.||http://www.africinvest.com/|
|AgdevCo||Investor||Europe||UK||Series A, Series B||African agribusinesses, targeting primary food production and processing companies||Smart capital for African agribusiness|
AgDevCo is a specialist investor in African agribusinesses. We provide growth capital and specialist support as partners to our high-potential investees.
|AHL Venture Partners||Investor||America||Canada||Seed, Series A||None||We invest in innovative, scalable businesses that contribute to solving pressing social and environmental challenges across Africa|
AHL Venture Partners believes in the power of responsible profit to drive African development forward. We make minority equity, quasi-equity and debt investments in companies led by world-class teams taking innovative approaches to solving big problems in our sectors of focus. We prefer business models where increased profits creates increased impact, and vice versa.
|Akili Ventures||Investor||East Africa||Seed||Sustainable industrialization,reintegrating finance, future of work and education, post-covid public health||Venture builder company with local implementations in East Africa and offices in New York City and London.||https://akili.vc/|
|Alexandria Angels||Investor||Egypte||Non divulgué||None||https://www.alexandriaangels.com|
|Algebra Ventures||Investor||Africa||Egypt||Series A, Series B||Core Technology, e-commerce, fintech, marketplaces, business network and platforms, consumer internet||Algebra Ventures invests in technology startups that leverage innovation to transform large markets. They seek high-growth companies, led by passionate and capable teams, that have a unique value proposition, and that can generate significant economic returns.|
Algebra Ventures looks for entrepreneurial teams that possess vision and insight as well as the execution skills needed to build scalable companies. Algebra Ventures focuses on Series A and Series B rounds in Egypt although they do not exclude investments in earlier-stage startups or in other parts of the MENA region. They prefer to meet startups early on and get to know the team as the opportunity is shaping up.
|Alitheia||Investor||None||Serie A - Serie B||None||http://www.thealitheia.com/#home|
|Allan Gray||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed, Series A||Any||Allan Gray is a privately owned investment manager in Africa US$35 billion in client assets||allangray.co.za/|
|Angel Hub Ventures||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Seed - Serie A||None||http://www.angelhubventures.com/|
|Anthemis||Investor||Europe||UK||N/A - Growth?||Any||Anthemis is a venture investment platform founded on three guiding principles: authentic collaboration, virtuous cycle outcomes, and diversity, equity and inclusion. Since 2010, we have been at the center of a vibrant ecosystem of startups and institutions dedicated to reinventing financial services for the digital world. We are committed investors, thoughtful advisors, active conveners and dedicated problem solvers who share a passion for technology and a belief in the transformative power of digital financial services.||https://www.anthemis.com/|
|Apis Partners||Private Equity||Africa||Series B+||FinTech|
Apis Partners is a private equity asset manager focused on Financial Services in Growth Markets.
|Aptive Capital||Investor||Ghana, Ethiopie, Egypte, Kenya, Nigeria, Afrique du Sud||Seed||Impact||https://www.aptivecapital.com/|
|Awethu||Incubator||Africa||South Africa||The Awethu Project is a developmental company which helps boost micro entrepreneurs through their innovative incubator programmes.||www.awethuproject.co.za|
|Babban Gona||Investor||Nigeria||Seed - Serie A||Agribusiness||https://babbangona.com/|
|Based in the US, MAVA Ventures has been founded by David Mortamais, following a 16 years stint as an entrepreneur in the telecom business. We invest in pre-seed and seed rounds, focusing on Fintech and SaaS startups. We have been investing in African startups for the last 3 years.||Investor||America||USA||Pre-seed, seed||Fintech, SaaS startups||Based in the US, MAVA Ventures has been founded by David Mortamais, following a 16 years stint as an entrepreneur in the telecom business. We invest in seed and pre-seed rounds, focusing on Fintech and SaaS startups. We’ve been investing in African startups for the last 3 years.||www.mavavc.com|
|Beta Ventures||Investor||Africa||Nigeria||Seed||None||Beta.Ventures invests in driven, early-stage entrepreneurs scaling tech and tech-enabled startups to become market leaders||https://beta.ventures/|
|Better Ventures||Investor||America||USA||Pre Seed, Seed||Any||Better Ventures backs mission-driven founders leveraging breakthrough innovations in science and technology to build a more sustainable and equitable economy in which both people and planet thrive. We invest in software, data science, and life sciences startups that are innovating across industries in ways that will deliver big profits and measurable progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal||https://www.better.vc/|
|Beyond Capital||Investor||Europe||Switzerland||Seed||Healthcare, agriculture & food security, and financial inclusion||Beyond Capital is a non-profit impact investment fund that supports early-stage social enterprises throughout India, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Uganda.||https://www.beyondcapitalfund.org/portfolio|
|Blue Haven Initiative||Investor||America||USA||Seed, Series A||Logistics, fintech and energy||We’re a single-family office with a $50M portfolio dedicated to seed and series A investments in tech-enabled startups in Sub Saharan Africa with a focus on logistics, fintech and energy.||http://www.bluehaveninitiative.com/|
|BPI / Euroquity||Ecosystem Partner||Europe||France||/||EuroQuity is an online matchmaking platform for investors, companies and their partners. Created in 2008 by Bpifrance, the service has grown in partnership with projects of the European Commission as well as major public and private international organizations. To date, EuroQuity has a proven track record of success with +20.000 companies, +1.000 investors and +1.000 business supports listed on the platform, and over 550 M€ raised in Equity funding.||www.euroquity.com|
|BPI / Fund of Fund||Funds of Funds||Europe||France||Fund of Funds||/||Bpifrance is the French national investment bank: it ﬁnances businesses at every stage of their development through loans, guarantees, equity investments and export insurances. Bpifrance also provides extraﬁnancial services (training, consultancy) to help entrepreneurs meet their challenges (innovation, export…).||www.bpifrance.fr|
|Breega Capital||Investor||Europe||France||Seed, Series A, Series B||Breega is a founder-friendly VC, with €250M under management, investing in promising European high tech start-ups at Seed/Series A stage. Breega is more than just a normal investor. Built by founders for founders, Breega supports its portfolio companies through each phase of their development, providing them with free-of-charge operational expertise (HR, biz dev, marketing & legal) and international development opportunities.||https://breega.com|
|Brightmore Capital||Investor||Africa||Senegal,Ivory coast||Series A, Series B||Food Value Chain, Financial Inclusion, Renewable Energy & CleanTech, and Essential Services (Healthcare, Education, etc. )||Brightmore Capital is an impact fund investing in Francophone West Africa and operating out of offices in the region’s two economic hubs of Dakar and Abidjan, targeting investments across Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin and Togo.|
Brightmore Capital invests in growth-stage start-ups and SMEs serving the base-of-the pyramid population in four key sectors: Food Value Chain, Financial Inclusion, Renewable Energy & CleanTech, and Essential Services (Healthcare, Education, etc. ) and is part of Capria, a global network of impact investment funds.
|Caisse des dépôts et des consignations||Investor||Africa||Tunisia||The Deposit and Consignment Fund (Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations) is a public long-term investor whose mission is to serve economic and social development. It supports Tunisian public policies. Its governance, its investment doctrine and its prudential management make the CDC a unique model to boost investment in Tunisia. The fund also support SMEs with funding for venture capital investment companies. Actually, as Tunisia was adopted a new law for startups “Startup Act”, the CDC is charged by the mission of funding the fund of fund for innovation and startup with target size of 200 Millions of euro. This fund of fund will be operational at the end of this year.||www.cdc.tn|
|Capital Eye Investments||Investor||Afrique Australe||Non divulgué||Computer software, E-commerce, Financial services, Healthcare, Mobile, Retail, Telecom||http://capitaleye.co.za/|
|Catalyst Fund||Investor||Africa||Investing across Latin America, Africa and Asia, Catalyst is the bridge between early stage startups working to solve financial inclusion and their 1st significant institutional capital raise. We do this primarily through a mix of equity free capital - $100,000 - and a bespoke deep dive with each startup to co-build a wide range of outcomes including but certainly not limited to - product strategies, customer segmentation metrics, data analytics, regional expansion plan and talent mapping. We're backed by JP Morgan and DFID.|
|Comoe Capital||Investor||Africa||Cote d'ivoire||Seed||Any||Small VC fund investing in SMEs and startups in Cote d'Ivoire.||https://comoecapital.com/starts-up-et-petites-entreprises/|
|Compass Venture Capital||Investor||Africa||Mauritius||Seed, Series A||Any||Compass is a venture capital fund. We invest in start-ups and small and medium enterprises with scalable business models and strong growth potential. We work with companies based in Mauritius, the Indian Ocean region and the African continent. Compass is wholly owned by and beneﬁts from support from the ENL Group, one of Mauritius’ largest business conglomerates. Alongside the Turbine, our sister organisation and the region’s leading incubator and start-up accelerator, Compass is working to create a vibrant, sustainable start-up ecosystem in Mauritius and the Indian Ocean.||http://www.compass.mu/|
|Creadev||Investor||Europe, Africa||France, Kenya||Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D, Growth||Any||Launched in 2002, Creadev is an evergreen investment company : we believe that shareholders' timing should match with the entrepreneur's vision, up to an unlimited amount of time.|
We are backed by the Mulliez family, and its global footprint network.
We have a global reach with offices in Paris, Shanghai, New York and Nairobi, and we are involved in 16 companies with over 85,000 employees.
We look to invest in and support companies able to scale-up and become worldwide best players in their sector.
We have invested €1bn at different stages of companies, from venture capital to growth equity and buyout. Annual investment capacity up to €200m.
|Cventures||Investor||None||Seed - Serie A||FinTech||http://cventureseg.com|
CRE Venture Capital
|Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed, Series A||Any||We invest in visionary founders building category-defining tech companies levered to Africa.|
We embark on the journey at Seed and Series A rounds. And we stay the course.
|Databank AfriFund||Private Equity||Africa||Ghana||Serie A||Agribusiness||Databank Agrifund Manager Limited (DAFML) is a Mauritian registered pan-African focused private equity group with specialty interest in agriculture and food production value chains. DAFMLs investment principle is aligned with preserving the basic human rights of self-sufficiency through food security. The firms focus is to create transformational opportunities for companies in the Agribusiness sector to enhance food production on the continent, whiles making above market long term returns for its financial sponsors. The firm manages the AAF SME Fund, which focuses on growth equity investments within the continent.||http://www.dafml.com/|
|DDF (DraperDarkFlow)||Investor||America||USA||Seed||Any||DDF Capital is a venture capital fund that invests in African startups. It specializes in seed stage investments.|
Founded in 2015 by Tim Draper and Toro Orero, DDF Capital is headquartered in San Mateo, California.
|DFS Lab||Investor||America||USA||Pre Seed||Fintech||We invest in and support a diverse group of founders building global fintech companies that address the needs of billions of mass market consumers.Focusing on Africa.||https://dfslab.net/|
|Digame Investments||Investor||None||Serie A - Serie B||None||https://www.digameinvestment.com/|
|Digital Africa Ventures||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed||Any||Digital Africa Ventures bridges the gap between early stage and seed investment in South Africa. Its mandate is to fund young black entrepreneurs and visionaries in the tech space. It is the first black woman managed venture capital fund in South Africa and is attached to the business Accelerator AfricArise.|
|Earth Capital||Investor||None||Seed - Serie A||Clean technology and energy, Water, Hygiene||https://www.earthcapital.net/|
|Echo VC||Investor||Afrique subsaharienne||Seed - Serie A||None||http://www.echovc.com/|
|Edge Growth||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Serie A - Serie B||None||https://edgegrowth.com/|
|EdgeGrowth||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Series A, Series B, Debt||Financial services supply chain eg Fintech/insure tech, medtech, platforms||The ASISA Fund, managed by Edge Growth, was established in March 2013 on behalf of South Africa’s savings and investment industry.The fund provides investors with an optimal solution to develop and invest in industry-aligned enterprises and suppliers in order to achieve impact, compliance, financial and sustainability objectives. The fund’s model is uniquely designed to provide both tailored acceleration as well as investment support to high potential enterprises and suppliers.||https://www.edgegrowth.com/|
|Emerging Capital Partners||Investor||None||Serie A - Serie B||None||https://www.ecpinvestments.com/|
|Endeavor||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Co-Investment||Endeavor is a global non-profit organisation leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement. Endeavor South Africa has worked with growth-stage companies for over 15 years, including Entersekt, Merchant Capital, Pargo, Wyzetalk and Retail Engage.|
Endeavor’s Global Catalyst Fund invests exclusively in Endeavor companies around the world on a passive, co-investment basis where total rounds are at least $5m. Investments include Entersekt, Cabify, Checkout.com and Rappi (recently raised $1bn from Softbank).
Endeavor’s local Harvest Venture Capital Fund has a mandate to invest in Endeavor companies and other market-leading, tech-enabled businesses in Southern Africa. Managed by Hlayisani Growth Fund, Harvest makes investments of up to R30m alongside lead investors.
|Energy Access Ventures||Investor||Africa||Nairobi||Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C||Smart infrastructure, energy||Energy Access Ventures invests in growing, entrepreneurial businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa addressing the lack of electrification in the region with new technology and innovative business models. The fund is backed by Schneider Electric, the leading energy management multinational, and a number of public-sector investors. EAV is a hands-on investor in next-generation Smart Infrastructure companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. EAV I, our €75 million fund, focuses on the region’s distributed energy space – a key component of Smart Infrastructure.||https://eavafrica.com/|
|Enygma Ventures||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed, Series A||We believe that the world of investment finance has to be reimagined globally. We plan to empower women to help level the playing field, drive progressive change, whilst still delivering outstanding outcomes. We hope not only to show that a better way is possible but inspire others to follow.||https://www.enygmaventures.com/|
|Ethos Private Equity||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Serie A - Serie B||None||http://www.ethos.co.za/|
|Eventures Africa Fund||Investor||Afrique subsaharienne||Serie A - Serie B||internet and/or mobile applications, platforms, e-commerce and solution-providers||http://www.eva-fund.com/|
|EWB Ventures||Investor||America||Canada||Pre-seed||Any with impact||We partner with innovative startup businesses to push the boundaries of what is possible in sub-Saharan Africa. We support entrepreneurs from seed to global scale; from idea to widespread impact. The initiatives begin locally, but they have the capacity to eradicate poverty and create far-reaching change.||https://www.ewb.ca/en/what-we-do/investing-in-ventures/|
|Factor[e] Ventures||Investor||America||USA||Seed||Energy, Waste Management, Mobility,Agriculture||We are a venture development firm with a mission to improve lives in the developing world through increased access to sustainable energy and related services. We support early stage entrepreneurs through a unique blend of risk capital and world-class technical resources. We find, validate, fund, de-risk, and grow a rich pipeline of social ventures that aim to solve profound global problems.||http://www.factore.com/|
|Fast Forward Student Innovation Fund||Investor||Africa||Nigeria||Seed||None||http://fastforward.com.ng/|
|Finca Ventures||Investor||Afrique de l'Est, Afrirque Centrale||Seed - Serie A||Energy, Water, EdTech, Healthcare, Agribusiness, FinTech||http://fincaventures.com/|
|Firebird Fund||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Non divulgué||None||https://www.fyrefem.com/|
|Founders Factory Africa||Incubator||Africa||South Africa||Ideation-scale||Technology||Founders Factory Africa is building and scaling 140 tech-enabled start-ups across 54 countries in Africa over the next 5 years. With access to the Makers Lab, Venture Scale and Venture Build programs, we design, build, invest in and scale tech-enabled businesses across the continent. Headquartered in Johannesburg, FFA is backed by leading corporates such as Standard Bank and Netcare, that bring pan-African scale, and offer exclusive access to sectoral expertise, access to customers, pilots and commercial opportunities, data, distribution channels and more.||https://foundersfactory.com/|
|Frontier Digital Ventures||Investor||Asia||Malaysia||Any||Marketplaces||FDVs’ expertise lies in property verticals, automotive verticals and general classifieds/marketplace websites. Our knowledge and experience in these areas gives us the edge over our competitors. We have a track record like no other in successfully building exceptional online marketplace businesses around the globe.|
We partner with high-impact, highly driven entrepreneurs who want to build amazing companies. They are afforded the collective experience, knowledge and network that we possess with funding, advice and assistance on setting strategy, and direction in determining the execution of that strategy.
|FSD Africa||investors||Africa||Kenya||Series A, Series B||Financial inclusion, fintech||We provide early-stage, risk-bearing capital to selected breakthrough firms that can strengthen financial markets in Africa.|
FSD Africa Investments is the investment arm of FSD Africa. We seek out ambitious financial ventures with the potential to test and drive innovative models that can address market failures.
|FuturePerfect VC||Investor||America||USA||Seed||Blockchain, machine learning, Marketplace,||FuturePerfect Ventures is an early stage venture capital fund based in NYC partnering with entrepreneurs who are humanizing data||https://futureperfectventures.com/|
|Getihu||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Seed||None||Getihu comes from the Chinese word for ‘single entity’, and is a word that has been commonly used for technology entrepreneurs.Their investment is more than just financial.They commit to working with our portfolio companies as partners, putting our full support and resources behind global expansion. Their vision is to create a developing world innovation hub across Cape Town and Lyon, providing a home for inspirational entrepreneurs, big thinkers, and people who want to change the world in their lifetime.||https://www.getihu.co/|
|GIF (Global Innovation Fund)||Investor||America||USA||Seed, Series A, Series B||Any with impact||The Global Innovation Fund is a non-profit innovation fund headquartered in London with an office in Washington D.C. that invests in the development, rigorous testing, and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the world's poorest people.||https://www.globalinnovation.fund/|
|Global Partnerships SVF||Investor||America||USA||Seed, Series A||Education, Energy, Health, Water, Sanitation,Livelihoods in East Africa||Global Partnerships is an impact-first investor dedicated to expanding opportunity for people living in poverty. We make loans and early stage investments in social enterprises that deliver market-based products and services that empower people to earn a living and improve their lives.||https://globalpartnerships.org/|
|Golden Palm||Investor||Africa||Ghana||Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D||Any with impact||Golden Palm Investments Corporation (“GPIC”) is an investment holding and advisory company focused on high growth and impact industry sectors.|
With a portfolio of companies across diverse sectors including healthcare, real estate, financial services, agribusiness and technology, GPIC is positioned to benefit from, and contribute to, the continent’s sustained economic growth.
Our team is committing its resources, and leveraging its expertise, to build world class businesses that will have a positive and long-term impact on the African continent.
|Goodwell Investments||Investor||Europe||Netherland||Seed, Series A, Series B||Goodwell Investments is a pioneering investment firm focused on financial inclusion, fintech and inclusive growth in sectors providing basic goods and services and income generation opportunities to the underserved. Goodwell Investments provides (early stage) growth capital and hands-on support to providers of basic goods and services for the majority world in sub-Saharan Africa and India. They invest in enterprises that are financially sustainable, scalable and that deliver investors significant financial returns accompanies by serious social impact.||https://www.goodwell.nl/|
|Grassroots Business Fund||Investor||America||USA||N/A||Agribusiness||Our mission is to grow viable, sustainable and inclusive businesses that generate earnings or cost savings for people in Africa, Asia and Latin America|
Gbf is committed to providing equal opportunities to high impact entrepreneurs irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation to ensure they have access to appropriately structured capital and business advisory. we support businesses that do not discriminate and that are aligned with diversity principles. we work to ensure the lack of bias in gbf´s pre-investment and investment process, particularly in the selection, assessment and structuring of investments.
|Gray Matters Cap||Investor||America||USA||Seed, Series A, Series B||Clean technology and energy, Education, Renewable energy||Gray Matters Cap are Impact Investors who invest with a ‘Gender Lens’.|
Through our various initiatives, we invest in for-profit enterprises in the field of education with an eye on improving learning outcomes, preparing the workforce of the future and bridging gender gaps.
We also make sector agnostic investments in for-profit enterprises whose products make a tangible difference to the lives of women by helping them with gainful livelihoods.
|GreenHouse Capital||Investor||Africa||Nigeria||Seed||Fintech||GreenHouse is assembling the largest portfolio of FinTech companies in AfricaGreenHouse is assembling the largest portfolio of FinTech companies in Africa||http://greenhouse.capital/|
|Greentec Capital||Investor||Europe||Germany||Seed, Series A||Agriculture, Sustainable Resources and Technology (Digitalization)||GreenTec supports early-stage African startups with hands-on operational, strategic and financial advice via its proprietary ‘Company Building’ program. Based on our successful track record, we are now backing Acenyx Capital Partners, a venture capital fund, which will leverage GreenTec’s existing pipeline and access to an experienced team of company builders in order to invest in Africa’s next big solutions||https://greentec-capital.com/|
|Greentree Investment Company||Investor||Afrique de l'Ouest||Seed - Serie A||None||http://www.greentreeinvestmentcompany.com/|
|Grey Elephant Ventures||Investor||Africa||Kenya||Fintech, Healthcare, Education, Agriculture, Digital Business, Cleantech||Small VC fund based in Nairobi and created by former entrepreneurs.||http://greyelephantventures.com/|
|Greycroft||Investor||None||Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D||Mobile markets and internet||Greycroft is a venture capital firm that focuses on technology start-ups and investments in the Internet and mobile markets. With offices in two of the most important business hubs in the world, New York and Los Angeles Greycroft uniquely positioned to serve entrepreneurs who have chosen us as their partners. The firm leverages an extensive network...||https://www.greycroft.com/|
|Grovest||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Seed||Computer software, ICT, Internet, Mobile||https://grovest.co.za/|
|Growth Capital||Investor||Africa||Nigeria||Seed||None||We are Nigeria's first social innovation fund aimed at creating an unprecedented path to scale for outliers driving social change in Nigeria.|
We support high potential, early stage businesses building our next generation infrastructure using technology.
|GSMA||Investor||Europe||United Kingdom||Grants||Mobile-related, Agriculture||The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator works to bridge the gap between operators and innovators, enabling strong partnerships that support the growth of commercially sustainable mobile products and services.GSMA Mobile for Development runs a number of Innovation Funds, which aim to foster innovation in mobile technology in order to increase socio-economic impact.The Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses.||www.gsma.com|
|Hasso Plattner Ventures||Investor||Afrique du Sud||Seed||Computer software, Internet, Mobile||https://hp-ventures.com/|
|HAVAÍC||Investor||Africa||South Africa||post revenue, Pre-series A||Technology||HAVAÍC invests in early-stage, high-growth African technology businesses, offering access to local investments with global prospects. Our investment philosophy is driven by identifying innovative tech products, processes or platforms with disruptive growth potential, that have the power to effectively scale both locally and internationally. Our strengths in raising capital and providing strategic, transactional advice, complement our investments. This expertise ensures our investments and investors maximise their potential and returns.||https://www.havaic.com/|
|Helios Investment Partners||Investor||Europe||UK||Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D, Growth||Any||Helios Investment Partners LLP is a private equity and venture capital firm based in the UK and focusing only in Africa.||https://www.heliosinvestment.com/|
|Henshaw Capital||Investor||Nigeria||Non divulgué||None||http://henshawnigeria.com/|
|Heva Fund||Investor||Africa||Kenya||Seed - Serie A||Creative, media and entertainment, Drugs and cosmetics, Fashion, New media, Photography||Africa’s first dedicated finance, business support and knowledge facility for creative industries.||http://www.hevafund.com/|
|Hlayisani Capital||Investor||Africa||South Africa||Series A - B||Agriculture, Education, ICT, medical and manufacturing||Hlayisani Capital, through the Hlayisani Growth fund is a growth stage equity fund focussed on high growth opportunities in the agricultural, education, ICT, medical and manufacturing sectors. Our Fund brings together the expertise of experienced partners, existing assets under management, a strong deal pipeline and a diversified investment return approach. Initial focus is growing opportunities out of South Africa into both emerging and developed markets.||www.hlayisani.com|