AESIS 2018

Gearing Up For Africa's Biggest Early Stage Investor Summit Preparations for the 5th edition of the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit 2018 are in full swing. We look forward to welcome Africa’s leading investors back to Cape Town on 11 and 12 Nov, where key stakeholders from across the continent and beyond will gather to [...]

African Startups

African Startups: Unicorns, Gazelles and Corporate Breakfasts Over the past few years, the race has been on to find the first African Unicorn - an African startup valued at $1bn or more in its first 5 years. I think we can all agree, the idea of an African Unicorn is not a bad one, but [...]

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap Between Investors and Entrepreneurs According to #GALI's latest research, which maps over 2,500 early-stage ventures in Sub Saharan Africa, the number one reason why African entrepreneurs enrol in an accelerator programme is to gain access to direct funding. No surprises there. However, when you consider this within the context of a growing [...]