By Ben White on February 11, 2014
Now is the time. Now is the time to be investing in Africa. A billion consumers, improving political stability, a rising middle class, continued penetration of mobile and Internet, these are just a few of the underlining trends that continue to introduce an increasing number of opportunities. Most important… Africa is exploding with talent and a rising generation of entrepreneurs are determined to build great businesses that transform their countries, quickly finding markets across the continent and around the world.
We are well passed idea stage now.
64% of the ventures on the Venture Capital for Africa platform generated revenue by their second year. On average, startups secured USD 80,000 in funding vs. expansion companies that secured USD 237,000. When we asked 90 companies about their progress, 70 [...]Continue reading Invitation: Calling the world’s leading investors to back Africa’s top innovators »