Thursday, December 8, 2022

TLcom & FirstCheck in co-invest pact

TLcom Capital has signed a co-investment agreement with a Nigeria-based venture capital firm, FirstCheck Africa to back early-stage pre-seed technology deals, across...

Norsad raises new capital

Norsad Capital, formally Norsad Finance, has received capital from an Africa-based development finance institution. African Development Bank (AfDB) has...

CDC renamed BII

UK’s CDC has finalised its renaming British International Investment (BII) – with plans to also  invest up to about $13.3 billion (£10...

DFIs set up small-cap deals platform

A consortium of six development finance institutions (DFIs) has signed a pact to back micro, small and medium-sized corporates across Africa.

Investors set up $80bn Africa platform

A consortium of ten development finance institutions (DFIs) has launched  an Africa-focused investment platform which seeks to invest up to $80 billion...

Software deals reign

African venture capital deal-making in 2020 saw the software space emerge as the most popular space, delivering the largest deal volumes across all segments.

VCA Tech Talk: Q&A with Steven Grin, Managing Partner at Lateral Capital

Q1: What number excites you in African technology investing? There has been an approximate 50% compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

Top 15 VC Funds to Watch in 2021

As venture capital deal making heats up in Africa, LPs are presented with a diversity of funds that are looking to tap early-stage...

Africa VC deals hit record high

African venture capital deal-making has hit record high volumes bolstered by a frenzy of investment interest in Africa’s technology space. Early-stage...

VCA Tech Talk Interview – Tobi Oke – V8 Capital Partners

Q&A with Tobi Oke, Managing Partner at V8 Capital Partners Q1: Which number excites you in African technology investing?