Ishe Africa

Powering seed stage technology startups in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Ishe Africa is a female-led $10MM venture capital fund, domiciled in Mauritius, investing in technology and technology-enabled start-ups in Sub-Saharan Africa, the second-fastest-growing region in the world. The Ishe Africa team consists of operators, software developers, business developers and finance professionals with experience across the region. We believe that this will be instrumental in supporting portfolio companies with their regional expansion, a key to our investment philosophy.


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Location Maxwell Office Park, Magwa Crescent, Waterval City, Midrand, South Africa
Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Clean technology and energy, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene
SDG (14)
1. No Poverty, 10. Reduced Inequality, 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12. Responsible Consumption and Production, 13. Climate Action, 17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal, 2. Zero Hunger, 3. Good Health and Well-being, 4. Quality Education, 5. Gender Equality, 6. Clean Water and Sanitation, 7. Affordable and Clean Energy, 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth, 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure