West Africa VC Funding Market Map – H1 2021

Total funding across the West Africa region in Q3 2021 has already reached $186 million USD, and one sector has dominated with big raises. In this market map, we analyse the technology start-up landscape in West Africa this year.

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West Africa Q1 2021 – VC Funding Report

Analysis and funding report across West Africa VC investment in Q1 2021

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Analyst View: Stripe Acquires Paystack

Stipe announced in October 2020 their acquisition of Nigerian payments FinTech Paystack, in this report our analysts at Baobab Insights dig into the numbers in more detail.

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Nigeria EdTech Market Map 2020

Nigeria has a bustling EdTech scene, in our free market map we show 50 of the most innovative tech companies in Nigeria's education space.

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Baobab Developments: Product and Market updates in West Africa Q2 2020

Q2 2020 overview of key market developments, product announcements and market expansions announced across West Africa

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Voice of the CEO – Alerzo

We speak to Adewale Opaleye, founder and CEO of Nigerian B2B delivery platform Alerzo, and hear more how they are supporting the growth of SMEs and FMCG supply chains.

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Baobab Briefing: West Africa Funding Report Q1 and Q2 2020

In this report we take a look at some of the VC investment trends and companies across the West Africa region up until Q2 2020.

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Country Profile: Egypt

Egypt has the third largest Economy in Africa, and has a rapidly growing technology ecosystem. With ready access to both Africa and Middle Eastern consumers Egypt was in the top three African countries for start-up funding in 2019

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Vertical Farming in Ghana: Is the future for farmers looking up?

The global vertical farming market is expected to be worth $5.8 billion by 2022, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 24.8%. Could vertical farming help to meet Ghana’s food needs?

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Country Profile: Ghana

Ghana boasts the second highest number of technology hubs in West Africa, exceeded only by Nigeria. We speak to founders to find out more about the key challenges and opportunities impacting growth in the country.

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