Angel Fair Africa has selected Africa tech ventures to pitch at the 8th Angel Fair Africa (AFA) on 5th November 2020.
The cohort is set to go through a one-month virtual training program in October to facilitate their preparation for the AFA event.
The startups include Bayseddo and AgroInnova from Senegal, Adi&Bolga from Ghana; Kladika and Gift Pesa from Kenya; Ejoobi and Kweza from South Africa; Curacel from Nigeria and Dothan Group from Ivory Coast.
According to Hafi Barry who is country lead for this year’s AFA, “The sessions would run weekly with three segments theory, practical and assignments delivered by outstanding mentors and partners who have expertise and experience in the areas to be covered”.
The ventures will be taken through storytelling to marketing, finance, legal, IP, management, and engaging investors; the entrepreneurs would sharpen their skills and be investor ready.
These entrepreneurial businesses have been selected from leading partners such as Google, Impact Hub Dakar, CTIC Dakar, MEST Africa, StartupBootcamp Africa, Viable, Adei Institute and iHub.
Ian Ziddah, Partner, Chanzo Capital, commented; “the gender parity in our cohort is a testament to the exceptional rigor of our partners and the commitment to ensure fair representation of the best in class early stage ventures across the African continent who have exhibited resilience during the pandemic.”
The ventures include.
www.bayseddo.com is a simple and secure agricultural investment platform.
www.curacel.co is a claims and fraud detection platform for African insurers.
www.ejoobi.co.za works with organizations to help them efficiently meet their hiring needs.
www.kalpayinc.com is a mobile application that allows you to pay for all types of goods and services using QR code.
www.adiandbolga.com uses technology to provide virtual skincare consultations and accurate personalized product recommendations to consumers.
www.keiwa-app.com is an application product of the Dothan Group for accounting designed for the African informal sector.
www.agroinnovagh.com is an enterprise mobile and web-based management system that enables poultry farmers to record, monitor, and track their operations in real-time.
www.kweza.co.za brings the power of collective buying to informal retailers (Spaza shops) so they can source stock conveniently.
www.giftpesa.com is a gift management platform that provides freedom of choice to people and corporates in gifting. Giftpesa enable people and businesses to operate efficiently by automating the entire gifting process.
www.kladika.com is a tech-enabled retail company that focuses on fashion, starting with a multi-channel aggregated platform giving local fashion retailers and designers a chance to use the platform to sell their products.
Angel Fair Africa (AFA) is an event that brings together accelerators, incubators and emerging businesses from across the African continent and investors to do deals. Contact — [email protected]