With a VC4Africa Pro Account investors can also network and pool resources with fellow investors in VC4Africa’s investor network. And through a strategic partnership with the accountancy firm BDO, the 5th largest tax consultancy worldwide, investors gain access to deal making support in 15 African countries.
Ben White, a Co-Founder of the VC4Africa said, “From day one we have been dedicated to putting in place world leading infrastructure for the African venture finance community. Increasingly we are able to support the growth and development of the entrepreneurs part of VC4Africa, now we have some powerful tools in place for investors”.
‘Everything we do is about lowering barriers to investing in the continent’s most promising entrepreneurs and we are well positioned to accelerating our efforts now,” Bill Zimmerman, fellow Co-Founder added.
With over 800 vetted profiles published to the website, VC4Africa has presented a number of cohorts of top entrepreneurs raising capital, and celebrated various community successes. The platform also added that entrepreneurs in Africa have raised over $2 million in funding and joint ventures and investments.
Currently over 30 promising businesses are dealmaking on the site. Angel investors and VCs that sign up for a VC4Africa Pro Account can follow the progress of more than 800 ventures gaining traction in 40 African markets, and have exclusive access to screened deal flow. eVentures Africa, Alitheia Capital, 4Di, Fanisi, Grofin and the TBL Mirror Fund among others are some of the popular investment firms on the platform.