Categories: FundingStart-ups

Join VC4Africa’s Largest Research Initiative On Early Stage Funding In Africa

Entrepreneurship is a main driver in Africa’s economic grow but reliable data about the African startup space is scarce. By conducting the ‘Venture Finance in Africa’ research’ VC4Africa, in partnership with ABAN and EAVCA, aims to fill this gap.

“The research initiative wants to empower entrepreneurs with the tools they need to benchmark their performance and the investors with the tools to understand the market and make informed decisions”, Ben White, of VC4Africa comments, “Our ambition is to change the world’s perception of business and innovation in Africa by unlocking quality information to the market”.

Investor Survey

This survey is for investors only and should not take more then 5 minutes. You can be assured that ABAN will treat the responses anonymously. If you would like to receive a copy of the full report, or if any questions remain, please email VC4Africa directly via:

To start the survey: Venture Finance in Africa – Investor Survey

For a summary of the 2015 Venture Finance in Africa Report: Summary 2015

Investments Per Country

(from:2015 Venture Finance in Africa research

Entrepreneurs Survey:

At the same time that investors are completing the survey, the entrepreneurs are being asked to share their progress. If you’re an entrepreneur, take the survey by clicking the link here.

About ABAN

ABAN started in 2014 when a group of organisations joined forces to create a new not for profit networking association with one goal: Promote a culture of Angel investing across Africa. The founding organisations include Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), Lagos Angels Network (LAN), Cameroon Angels Network (CAN), Silicon Cape, Ghana Angel Investors Network (GAIN), European Business Angels Network (EBAN), DEMO Africa as well as a number of individual Angel Investors.

About VC4Africa

The Africa platform for startup funding. VC4Africa is the largest online community of entrepreneurs and investors dedicated to building game changing companies on the continent. Entrepreneurs have access to free online tools, mentorship opportunities and private deal rooms. Investor Pro Account users can set up intelligent alerts, follow progress, conduct due diligence and connect directly with the continent’s leading entrepreneurs. The community has members in 159 countries and meetups have been hosted in more than 50 cities around the world.

Innov8tiv is a dynamic Web source for technology news, resources and innovation, with a special focus on the entrepreneurial advances of Africans on the continent as well as in the Diaspora. This site seeks to not only inform consumers and companies about the latest in tech trends and ideologies, but to shed light on a phenomenon often ignored: the inventive, life-changing and creative engine that exists in Africa and among leaders of color around the world, including the UK, the Caribbean, Australia, and Asia. Send story ideas to

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