VC4Africa matches mostly african entrepreneurs with VCs and investment organizations. Entrepreneurs register their apps and businesses with VC4Africa to receive feedback and potential funding from venture capitalists within the organization. VC4Africa has partnered with investment organizations including eVa Fund, Acumen Fund, Ashoka Change Makers, East Africa Capital Fund and In Return Capital.
VC4Africa is a social network for investors and entrepreneurs dedicated to building sustainable businesses in Africa. It is a community of like-minded entrepreneurs and investors that share the same mission of building great companies in Africa.
Africa has tech talent but lacks the Y Combinators and Techstars. The platform offers aspiring tech entrepreneurs the opportunity to connect with angel investors, co-founders and the few investor organizations. A lot of initiatives including Next2.Us, Yo! Payment, Njorku, Bongo Live, CamVista, SawaMarket, Agro-Hub, GeoFeed , Hizonotes and Nigeria’s eHealth project have been listed on VC4Africa for exposure, network opportunities, resources and obviously funding opportunities.
VC4Africa aims to connect innovative entrepreneurs (and their ideas) with access to knowledge, markets and capital i.e. mentors, business partners and investors. The focus is on entrepreneurs with innovative projects that apply new technology, new media, the web, mobile and green energy.