VC4A Invites Application for its VC4A Venture Showcase Africa 2023

VC4A Invites Application for its VC4A Venture Showcase Africa 2023

VC4A, an ecosystem builder that operates an online platform with the world’s largest database of startups in Africa and Latin America and connects entrepreneurs to resources, has announced the call for applications to the VC4A Venture Showcase Africa – 2023, the annual, accelerator program that highlights high-growth, high-impact ventures driving economic growth across the continent. The Showcase provides an opportunity for African founders leading innovative and disruptive startups and scaleups that are generating revenue and looking to raise their Seed or Series A round to present their businesses to the continent’s most active investors.

Since its inception in 2017, the VC4A Venture Showcase Africa has helped its alumni raise over $630M, highlighting the program’s success in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation in Africa.

For its VC4A Venture Showcase Africa – 2023 VC4A is partnering with the African European Digital Innovation Bridge (AEDIB|NET) project, to provide four themed tracks, namely Climate Smart Agriculture, Smart Cities, Digital Trade, and Clean Tech, in addition to the two primary tracks of Series A and Seed fundraising. AEDIB|NET is dedicated to supporting African-based startups with disruptive solutions in one of the themed tracks in 11 select African countries, – Cameroon, Côte D’Ivoire, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Uganda.

Why VC4A Venture Showcase Africa  is different from other Cohorts

Commenting on the uniqueness of the program, Abu Cassim, acceleration team lead at VC4A said, “The real value of the VC4A Venture Showcase Africa program is the level of investor engagement. Investors are involved in referring startups and selecting the most appropriate companies, in the delivery of master classes in the final pitch process. As a result, participating companies receive visibility with investors throughout the process.”

“We are excited to invite other partners who share our vision and commitment toward strengthening entrepreneurship in Africa to join us. Working together, we can provide more significant opportunities for African founders to showcase their businesses and connect with prospective investors and partners,” the firm’s Press Release reads in part.

The VC4A Venture Showcase Africa – 2023 application window opens for qualified African startups from 10th April to 17th May 2023. Apply here!