Kenya has been consistently punching above its weight when it comes to number of deals and amount raised. In 2019 and 2020, the country was ranking #3 …
With $2.5bn raised collectively, the Top 50 deals are responsible for 83% of the total amount raised by start-ups in Africa in 2021 so far. Though a lo…
26 countries in Africa (representing 85% of the continent’s population) have recorded at least one $1m+ VC deal in the past 3 years // 28 countries (to…
Since the beginning of the year, start-ups in Africa have raised more than $2.9bn through 515+ deals. The past two months (August & September) have see…
In 2021 so far, female single founders & female-only founding teams have only raised 0.7% of all funding raised by start-ups in Africa ($18m out of alm…
These 5 investors have been involved in 1 in 3 ‘early-stage’ deals on the continent so far this year. In total, they have already invested in 127 deals…
La Série A de Wave projette la région à une toute nouvelle échelle, avec 213m$ au total sur l’année en cours, déjà dix fois le montant de 2020... / Wit…
Nigerian fintechs have raised $1.5bn of the total ~$5bn raised by all start-ups in Africa since 2019, which is more than the sum of all deals in South …
If we look at a country level, and express the VC funding raised on a per capita basis to account for differences in size, Kenya, who led the way in te…
OPay's $400m mega round (but not only) takes the ecosystem to new heights: start-ups in Africa have already raised over $2bn in 2021, much more than in…
Back in 2019, there were 3 months when start-ups in Africa raised more than $100m. In 2020, there were 6. In 2021 so far, start-ups in Africa have rais…
Start-ups in Africa have now already raised more funding in 2021 than they had in the whole of 2019. With an impressive $167m+...