Investor type Entrepreneurship Program
Founders Toro Orero


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Total investments 49
Portfolio companies 18
Rounds per year 8.17
Lead investments 2
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Key employees Soon
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Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • Service Industry
  • Food and Beverage
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile Apps

SpeedUPAfrica is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The fund was located in Africa if to be more exact in Nigeria.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Sokowatch Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Education, E-Commerce. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Kenya.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the SpeedUPAfrica, startups are often financed by Midsummer Capital, Mercia Fund Managers, Total. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are MassChallenge, Draper Associates. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Ventures Platform, SOSV, GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator.

Considering the real fund results, this VC is 19 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this SpeedUPAfrica performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2016.

The current fund was established by Toro Orero.

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First Jobs

Human Resources
07 Jun 2016 Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria


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