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?

African fundraising plummets 65%

Africa’s private equity fundraising has plummeted 65% year-on-year, dragged down by overall emerging markets figures that dropped about 70% over the period.

CDC plans $1bn for Africa

UK’s development finance institution (DFI) CDC is looking to invest over $1 billion, across Africa in 2021 – as it works to expand...

DFC and Morocco seal SSA deals plan

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has signed a $3 billion co-investment agreement with the Government of Morocco to cover deals, across the country...

DFC sets up $4bn COVID liquidity platform

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has launched a $4 billion coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) liquidity platform that will look to inject follow-on capital...

DFIs set up COVID crisis liquidity plans

A number of development finance institutions (DFIs) have sealed a pact aimed at thawing frozen capital markets across emerging markets, on the back of...

PEA 2019 Awards Shortlist Announced

Private Equity Africa is excited to announce the shortlist for its 8th Annual Awards. The 2019 awards shortlist is a...

Canada & Belgium DFIs sign deal

Canada’s recently set up Development Finance Institution (DFI) Development Finance Institution Canada (DFIC) has continued its spree to sign agreements with global...