Sunday, October 24, 2021

JP Morgan Africa fund targets 500 companies

JP Morgan’s recently launched South Africa-focused investment vehicle is looking to back about 500 early-stage companies across the country. Abadali...

Côte d’Ivoire GP attracts LP

Janngo Capital, a Côte d’Ivoire-based GP, is set to receive a commitment to its specialist maiden vehicle targeting early-stage technology companies across Sub-Saharan Africa...

VC investor touches 1st close

A specialist investor has touched first close of its third early-stage Africa-focused technology vehicle. LoftyInc Capital Management (LCM) is in...

Specialist player touches 1st close

A recently set-up specialist investor has touched first close of its maiden Sub-Saharan Africa-focused energy vehicle. Fortis Green Renewables Investment...

Swiss investor set up early-stage fund

A Switzerland-based investor is on the fundraising trail with its Africa-focused early-stage investment vehicle. Seedstars is in the market with...

Acumen closes fund 16% above target

Acumen has sailed to close its specialist vehicle, which is focused on East and West Africa’s agriculture space – beating target by 16%.

First-time GP backed by 27four

Vuna Partners has received a commitment from 27four Investment, a South Africa-based fund-of-funds (FoF) manager, to its maiden Africa-focused vehicle. 27four...

GP attracts LP to co-investment fund

Learn Capital has received a commitment from a US-based development finance institution to its early-stage emerging markets-focused specialist co-investment vehicle. Learn...

Tech investor raises $10m for re-opened fund

An Egypt-based technology investor has raised an additional approximately $10 million (E£157 million) for its re-opened country-focused early-stage vehicle. Flat6Labs has...

Early-stage GP attracts new LP

A Singapore-based investor is set to receive a commitment from a US-based development finance institution to its maiden East Africa-focused early-stage vehicle.