SEEDS OF AFRICA'S
We identify innovative startups raising capital
We align our services to enable early-stage growth
We connect the last mile of your investment journey
Our work enables visibility and access to curated opportunities
Access to capital is limited on a geographical basis
Visibility requires the right platforms to shine
Access to deals is hindered by a fragmented landscape
Visibility is limited by weak data and information
Connecting Innovation to Growth and Integration ...
Tech-enabled startups will write Africa’s future
Pathways to growth
Innovation is paving new pathways to growth.
Innovation is creating demand for optimized solutions.
Innovation is driving the supply of local products.
The last mile
Creates early-stage investment opportunities
Pre-Seed | Seed | Series A
The first steps
Pre-Investor Technical Support
Curates early-stage investment opportunities
Pre-seed | Seed
Our deep dive on the ecosystem
Beyond the Frontier
Examines Africa’s growth story, the investment landscape and provides country and sector analyses.
How to target new markets?
Who to partner with?
Finding the Frontier
examines the trajectory of Africa’s growth story during COVID-19, as we uncover some of the key investment opportunities.
Where to invest?
Our market insights help investors to make more informed decisions on opportunities across sub-Saharan Africa.
Strengthening the early-stage Africa opportunity
We leverage local networks and research.
Investors receive accurate deal data.
Startups receive valuable knowledge.
We create real growth for our clients.
We de-risk the ecosystem for investors.
We align incentives across the startup ecosystem.
We connect private investment to Africa.
Investors benefit from increased deal flow.
Companies gain access to much needed capital.
Gbenga continues to drive strategy and business development at AFI, having previously covered African markets with UBS Switzerland, and HSBC Private Bank.
He has advised high-level public and private actors as a former Consultant and brings specialist insight on public policy, entrepreneurship and investment opportunities in Africa.