Investing in African Innovation Startups

Investing in African Innovation Startups

Since 2008, VC4A (VC4A.com) designs, structures and implements successful entrepreneurship programs on the continent. VC4A.com – the world’s largest database of African startups and connecting local entrepreneurs to learning resources, mentors, investors and partner programs.

VC4A has selected 8 African startups that will be of interest to investors. These startups have promising opportunities for revenue growth and development in regional and international markets. These startups will demonstrate their innovative ideas to investors in Cape Town on November 11-12 at the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit. Companies need investments from $ 250 thousand up to $ 5 million.

GoMetro (VC4A.com/ventures/GoMetro)– South Africa

GoMetro allows any business or company to design and implement a managed transport service. The flexible cloud-based technology makes transport planning, tracking, paying and reporting much easier.

Invoiceworx (VC4A.com/ventures/Invoiceworx) – South Africa

Invoiceworx is a working capital financing company aiming to provide access to inventory and purchase order of financing for small businesses.

AgroCenta (VC4A.com/ventures/AgroCenta) – Ghana

AgroCenta is an innovative online platform that empowers smallholder farmers and farmer-based organizations in rural farming communities to access a wider online market to trade fairly and equitably.

Fibre Lifestyle Inc (VC4A.com/ventures/Fibre-Lifestyle-Inc) – Nigeria

Fibre is the easiest way to find and pay for rental homes in Nigeria. By partnering with landlords around the country Fibre offers their homes to verified tenants looking to rent.

Gebeya Inc (VC4A.com/ventures/Gebeya-Inc)– Ethiopia

Gebeya is a fast and secure online marketplace that connects top African IT experts with businesses seeking to develop new technology solutions.

Nawah-Scientific (VC4A.com/ventures/Nawah-Scientific) – Egypt

Nawah-Scientific is the first, private, multidisciplinary research centre and platform in Egypt catering for natural and medical sciences.

Piggybank (VC4A.com/ventures/Piggybank-ng)– Nigeria

Piggybank is a simple service that helps millennials curb their spending habits while improving their savings culture by automating deposits periodically, daily, weekly or monthly to reach a specific savings target.

Shezlong (VC4A.com/ventures/Shezlong-2) – Egypt

Shezlong is an online mental health platform that allows patients to connected with licensed therapists via video call on mobile devices or the web.

Source: AfricaBusiness.com

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