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Overview

Who we areThe Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund is the first Pan-African Venture Fund created to connect the continent and the world’s leading innovation ecosystems. With the combination of socio-economic gaps and innovation drivers, startups have an opportunity to fuel a technological leapfrog that can improve over 1 billion lives across Africa. We want to fuel this transition by creating and connecting new digital infrastructures and services that will boost the economy to the next level.

The fund is operated by the Africinvest team, through a common management company, with the value-added global support of Cathay Innovation.
Value addN/A
Firm typeVC
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1101, 11th floor, The Core, No 62, ICT Avenue, Cybercity, Ebene, Mauritius

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Thesis

Funding requirementsWe invest in early to growth-stage startups based in or focused on Africa that are ready to scale and make a significant impact with innovative and inclusive solutions.

We back mission-driven teams with a particular focus on logistics, e-commerce, edtech, fintech, mobility, healthtech, energy and agtech.

Our initial check sizes range from $1 – $10M for growth-stage or select seed-stage tickets up to $1M.
Funding stages4. Scaling5. Growth3. Early Revenue
First cheque$1M to $10M
Target countries South Africa Nigeria Tunisia Egypt Kenya Morocco Algeria CΓ΄te d'Ivoire

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Websitehttps://cathayinnovation.com/fund/cathay-africinvest-innovation/

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We invest in early to growth-stage startups based in or focused on Africa that are ready to scale and make a significant impact with innovative and inclusive solutions. We back mission-driven teams with a particular focus on logistics, e-commerce, edtech, fintech, mobility, healthtech, energy and agtech. Our initial check sizes range from $1 – $10M for growth-stage or select seed-stage tickets up to $1M.

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