GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator

Founded 2007


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Total investments 39
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 37
Rounds per year 2.79
Lead investments 26
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Non Equity Assistance

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Education
  • Logistics
  • Mobile

The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the London.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Twiga Foods, eFishery. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - Kenya. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Recruiting, Health Care.

Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 75 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2018. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, startups are often financed by Spring Accelerator, SpeedUPAfrica, Seedstars. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Seedstars. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SOSV, UOB Venture, Techstars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Consumer Goods
Home Services
$126K15 Dec 2018 Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Farmers Market
$650K14 Dec 2018 Port Louis, Mauritius


Farmers Market
$250K01 Dec 2018 Port Louis, Mauritius


Information Technology
Mobile Apps
01 Nov 2018 Côte d'Ivoire, Lagunes, Côte d'Ivoire

Sehat Kahani

Health Care
$500K20 Mar 2018 Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

New Day Jobs

Human Resources
Staffing Agency
$150K18 Mar 2018 Singapore, Central, Singapore


Social Media
28 Feb 2018 Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey


$320K27 Feb 2018 Lagos


Financial Services
26 Feb 2018 Dakar, Dakar Region, Senegal


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