Practical Insights on Equity Financing

DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

DER Senegal: Innovative Government Funding for African Entrepreneurship

Published on: Dec 19 2018 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Most of the coverage of La Délégation Générale à l’Entreprenariat Rapide – “la DER” in Senegal fund has been in French, yet the Rapid Entrepreneurship...
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
Could Equity Crowdfunding Be a Pathway from Poverty?

Could Equity Crowdfunding Be a Pathway from Poverty?

Published on: Dec 18 2015 by Josh Woodard - Comments Off on Could Equity Crowdfunding Be a Pathway from Poverty?
Recently, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new rules that will open up crowdfunding equity investments to anyone. Previously such investments...
5 Reasons Why You Should Join VC4Africa Today

5 Reasons Why You Should Join VC4Africa Today

Published on: May 25 2011 by Ben White - Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Join VC4Africa Today
VC4Africa was started as a LinkedIn group in the spring of 2008 and has grown organically into what is now the largest online community dedicated to Venture Capital...
African Businesses Need Venture Capital Financing

African Businesses Need Venture Capital Financing

Published on: Sep 06 2010 by Ben White - 2 Comments
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) are the backbone of most economies in Africa. Innovative and creative entrepreneurial approaches are needed to...
Understated Revolution in African Venture Capital

Understated Revolution in African Venture Capital

Published on: Feb 17 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The entrepreneurs, business angels and venture capitalists behind the start-ups of the last 2 decades are still looking for the “next big thing” to bet...