African Rainbow Capital

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 21
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 1.24
Lead investments 8
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 4
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Internet
  • Payments
  • Banking
  • Finance

In 2004 was created African Rainbow Capital, which is appeared as VC. The company was established in Africa in South Africa. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Gauteng.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Real Estate, Banking.

We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the African Rainbow Capital, startups are often financed by Naspers, Marsh & McLennan Companies. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Public Investment Corporation, Ethos Private Equity.

When the investment is from African Rainbow Capital the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2016. The real fund results show that this VC is 51 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Opposing the other organizations, this African Rainbow Capital works on 8 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
Information Technology
$51M15 Sep 2020 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa


25 Aug 2020 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa


Financial Services
Information Technology
$13M10 Jun 2019 Gauteng


Network Security
31 Jul 2017 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

Business Development
Financial Services
17 Jul 2017 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

Sinayo Securities

Financial Services
04 Nov 2016 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

Alexander Forbes

Financial Services
$56M29 Sep 2016 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa


Mining Technology
Real Estate
26 Sep 2016 Córdoba, Argentina

Financial Services
21 Aug 2016 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa


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