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Total investments 146
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$1M
Portfolio companies 111
Lead investments 9
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.23
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce
  • Logistics

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

BFree

Debt Collections
Financial Services
Service Industry
$3M05 Feb 2024 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Lengo

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Goods
Information Services
SaaS
04 Oct 2023 Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

Fixit45

Automotive
Information Technology
Service Industry
$1M20 Sep 2023 Newark, Delaware, United States

Zanifu

Commercial Lending
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$14M21 Aug 2023 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Termii

Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Email Marketing
Marketing Automation
Messaging
SMS
$3M09 Jun 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Shop Zetu

E-Commerce
Fashion
Information Services
$1M01 Jun 2023 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Balad

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
08 May 2023 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Chekkit

Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain
Developer APIs
Health Care
Internet
Logistics
17 Apr 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Peach Payments

E-Commerce
Emerging Markets
Mobile Payments
Payments
$31M04 Apr 2023 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

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Total investments 146
Average round size 1M
Peak activity year 2022
Lead investments 9
Follow on index 0.23
Group Appearance index 0.68

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

BFree

Debt Collections
Financial Services
Service Industry
$3M05 Feb 2024 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Lengo

Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Goods
Information Services
SaaS
04 Oct 2023 Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

Fixit45

Automotive
Information Technology
Service Industry
$1M20 Sep 2023 Newark, Delaware, United States

Zanifu

Commercial Lending
Credit
Financial Services
FinTech
Lending
$14M21 Aug 2023 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Termii

Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Email Marketing
Marketing Automation
Messaging
SMS
$3M09 Jun 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Shop Zetu

E-Commerce
Fashion
Information Services
$1M01 Jun 2023 Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya

Balad

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
08 May 2023 Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt

Chekkit

Artificial Intelligence
Blockchain
Developer APIs
Health Care
Internet
Logistics
17 Apr 2023 Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Peach Payments

E-Commerce
Emerging Markets
Mobile Payments
Payments
$31M04 Apr 2023 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa
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