Twiga Foods is a B2B marketplace platform that sources produce – initially only bananas – from farmers at above-market prices and delivers them to retailers at below-market prices, accomplished through technology Continue Reading
Over the past few years, a number of DFIs have announced the launch of venture capital investment programmes for Africa – initiatives that should help promote start-up activity across the continent, and drive the Continue Reading
Why are there so few unicorns in Africa and what are the key factors for success to help them emerge?
VC-backed African companies have just completed their first life cycle. The prospect of Africa generating unicorns is optimistic but achievable: it offers giant underserved markets, its companies and entrepreneurs Continue Reading
With a high population growth rate and a significantly rising GDP between 2007 and 2016, Africa undoubtedly represents a strong potential for investors. And despite some gaps, the venture capital market has a bright Continue Reading
Investing in junior mining sector players is much more than a simple opportunity: it can catalyze growth in Africa. New fields can, for example, be exploited thanks to junior players; despite fluctuations on the raw Continue Reading