VCA 2021 Awards

The Venture Capital Africa (VCA) 2021 Awards will for the first time be shortlisted and judged separately from the Private Equity Africa (PEA) Awards. Winners will be announced virtually on 8 December 2021. For the PEA Awards Shortlist, please click here.

AWARDS SHORTLIST BY CATEGORY

HOUSE AWARDS

VENTURE CAPITAL HOUSE OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: SSA, Regional, Specialist, Incubator

  • Africa Trust Group (ATG)
  • Algebra Ventures
  • Asia Africa Investment & Consulting (AAIC)
  • Aster Capital
  • Global Ventures (SR)
  • HAVAÍC
  • Kalon Venture Partners
  • Lateral Capital
  • TLcom Capital (SR)

Specialist Investors

  • 4DX Ventures
  • Consonance Investment Managers
  • Platform Capital
  • Y Combinator

Incubators

  • Accion Venture Lab
  • Flat6labs
  • Microtraction  
  • Samurai Incubate

DEAL OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: Series-Stage, Seed, Pre-Series, Pre-Seed, Exit

  • 4DX – Eksab
  • 4DX, MSA, BECO, Endure, Foundation Ventures, Plug and Play – NowPay
  • 500 Startups, EquiTrust, Oman Investment Fund, MSA – Homzmart
  • 9Yards, Samurai Incubate, Microtraction, VentureSouq – Wallets Africa
  • ACE & Company – Source Beauty 
  • Adjuvant – 54gene
  • AfricInvest, Cathay – Aerobotics
  • Algebra , 500 Startups, Vision Ventures – Brimore
  • Algebra, Accion – Khazna
  • Algebra, DAAL – Eventtus
  • All On Partnerships, Gaia Impact, Persistent – Oolu
  • Alpha Code, Endeavor – Guidepost
  • Amplo, Vertex, Breyer, Timon Capital, Quona – Sokowatch
  • Anthemis Exponential, Leaps by Bayer, Newid – Apollo
  • ATG – Sage Valley Spices
  • Atlantica – Sendy
  • Blue Haven, Sunu – Field Intelligence
  • Capsa – Intigo
  • Change Ventures – Planet42
  • CNBB Venture – Wyzetalk
  • Digital Horizon, Sequoia, Supernode – Healthlane
  • E4E – Enlabeler
  • Edge Growth – ProfitShare
  • Egypt Ventures – Dresscode 
  • EVentures, Greycroft, CRE, Green Visor, FIS – Flutterwave (SR)
  • Expert Dojo – MARJ3
  • Falcon, Oceanside, Global Ventures, Hala  – Elmenus
  • Five Elms – Skynamo
  • Founder Collective – uLesson
  • GFH Holdings, Consonance – Africa Foresight
  • Goodwell, Lateral, Breakthrough, Factor[e], E8 Angels, Incite, Powerhouse Fund – SparkMeter (SR)
  • HAVAÍC – AURA
  • Helios – ASR (SR)
  • Helios, GGV Capital, Future Shape – Thunes (SR)
  • Id4, Saviu Ventures – AFRIKREA.com
  • Ingressive – Vesicash
  • Ingressive, Lateral, Consonance – SeamlessHR
  • Knife – DataProphet
  • Knife, Convergence – InQuba
  • Liil Ventures – WhereIsMyTransport
  • LionPride – BusyMed
  • MITC – ATLAN Space
  • Oui – Vite
  • Partech, Orange Ventures, Consonance – Gebeya
  • Perivoli Innovations – Carry1st
  • Platform – Merge Tech
  • Plug and Play, AAIC, Global Venture – Helium Health
  • Point Nine – AMMP Technologies (SR)
  • Prime Ventures, Partech – TerraPay (SR)
  • Rally Cap, Lateral, Ventures Platform, Golden, Loftyinc Capital – Mono
  • Acumen, Emerson Collective – Angaza (SR)
  • Sawari – Brantu
  • SixThirty – Click2Sure
  • SkaleUp – Weelo
  • Target Ventures, Entrée – Kuda
  • TLcom – Okra
  • TLcom, 4DX, Lateral, Keppel – Autochek Africa
  • Y Combinator – WorkPay Africa
  • Y Combinator, Singularity, Comcast, Pave, Blue Rinc, KIBS-CFY – Paystack (SR)

For full awards details please click here.