Angel Investors are affluent individuals who provide capital for business start ups. Usually, it comes in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
Perhaps you are considering an Angel Investor for your next business idea. Here are a list of players who are interested in African start-ups:
This early-stage venture fund and seed accelerator was founded by Dave McClure and Christine Tsai in Mountain View, California. It was founded in February 2010. Consequently, it seeks to back talented entrepreneurs in creating successful companies.
Adlevo Capital is a Mauritius-based private equity fund manager. Even more, it has a local presence in Lagos.
Consequently, it targets investments in companies with strong management and big market opportunity.
Greycroft is an American private equity firm.
It led the $10 million round raised by Nigeria’s Flutterwave.
Most noteworthy, Ventures Platform supports post Minimum Viable Product (MVP) teams.
It is active in Abuja. Even more, it is eyeing Lagos.
Y Combinator is an American seed accelerator.
It has been investing in African tech start-ups. Consequently, it has invested in Tizeti, the Nigerian Internet Service Provider.
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