African startups are on fire right now. According to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, venture capital deals on the continent reached $3.5 billion from January through June this year. That’s more than double the amount in the same period in 2021.
If the current trend continues, fundraising will hit $7 billion this year — 35% more than the $5.2 billion raised in 2021.
In this episode of Angel Insider, Vin Narayanan and Allison Brickell discuss why investors should pay attention to Africa’s exciting startup scene. Topics include…
- How this funding wave contrasts with startup funding outside of Africa
- Why fintech startups are getting the majority of funding
- Which African startups we’ve got our eyes on.
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