IS YOUR STARTUP
READY TO RAISE?

Identifying Africa's most scalable innovations ...

 

NURTURING THE
SEEDS OF AFRICA'S
GROWTH

We identify innovative startups raising capital

 

We align our services to enable early-stage growth

We connect the last mile of your investment journey

WHY

Our work enables visibility and access to curated opportunities

Startup

Access to capital is limited on a geographical basis

Visibility requires the right platforms to shine

Investor

Access to deals is hindered by a fragmented landscape

Visibility is limited by weak data and information

 

WHAT

Connecting Innovation to Growth and Integration ...

Tech-enabled startups will write Africa’s future 

Pathways to growth

Innovation is paving new pathways to growth.

Optimized solutions

Innovation is creating demand for optimized solutions.

Local
products

Innovation is driving the supply of local products.

 

WHO

Whether you are raising or investing,

We are ...

Supporting Africa's most innovative opportunities

Technology-driven, Post-Revenue,
Pre-Series B Startups

The gateway to Africa’s most promising ventures 

Early-stage
investors with an Africa focus

 

HOW

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The last mile

Matchmaking

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

 
 

INSIGHTS

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.

Our Process

Strengthening the early-stage Africa opportunity

Identify

We leverage local networks and research.
Investors receive accurate deal data.
Startups receive valuable knowledge.

Align

We create real growth for our clients.
We de-risk the ecosystem for investors.
We align incentives across the startup ecosystem.

Connect

We connect private investment to Africa.
Investors benefit from increased deal flow.
Companies gain access to much needed capital.

FEATURED IN

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CONTACT US

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Gbenga Odimayo

Director

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.

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