What does VC4A offer?
The platform for African venture finance.
The VC4A community has more than 130,000 members ranging from entrepreneurs to investors, mentors to syndicate leads and program organizers active on the African continent.
You are in charge of your visibility and communication within the community. You can contact any entrepreneur, but you control who can contact you. Join a deal as a co-investor or lead your own deal.
Companies on VC4A are early stage, post-seed and pre-late stage, and require investments less than USD 2 million. Each venture is scalable, makes smart use of technology, or is disruptive in their application of a business model.
Search, discover and bookmark startups.
Save time by using the advanced search and filter possibilities that let you identify early-stage companies meeting your investment criteria.
Identify prospects from more than 13,500 startups on the VC4A.com platform active in 54 African countries.
Search for ventures based on deal size, investment type, investment stage, sector and/or country.
Compare executive summaries.
Compare executive summaries of the startups that meet your investment criteria on your customizable dashboard.
Once you are interested in a startup, view its pitch decks, business plans, certificates of incorporation and more.
Track - either publicly or anonymously - the progress of the startups you have on your radar and receive tailored alerts.
Save time by doing due diligence online.
Save time by doing due diligence without leaving the platform: reach out to the entrepreneur to follow-up.
Communicate with co-investors and with entrepreneurs as you evaluate investment opportunities.
Our document sharing tools let you evaluate companies’ organizational, legal, financial, technical, IP and market issues.
Access Venture Finance in Africa research.
Get unlimited access to our Venture Finance in Africa research with reports from the past four years on the African startup space.
Explore trends and insights on venture performance, success factors, investments, investors and job creation.
Over the past four years we have gathered in-depth data from 10,000+ ventures and 400+ investors.
Support from a VC4A representative.
Save time by getting personal onboarding to learn how to get the most from the VC4A platform.
Get timely support from a dedicated representative from the VC4A team via email, Skype or phone.
Get updates about relevant events near you and take the opportunity to learn from and network with fellow experts.