List of Venture Capital funds in Kenya

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I believe you have read the HerBusiness Guide on Venture Capital. If you qualify for Venture Capital take a look at this list of Venture Capital Funds in Kenya.

1.Fanisi Capital

Fanisi Capital was founded in 2009 by the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) and Amani Capital Limited. Fanisi prioritizes industries that have posted revenue or profit in agribusiness, healthcare, energy, retail and education. Funding starts from $1 million (sh.103 million) and they eye exit in 3 to 6 years. Visit their website to find out about their portfolio and how to get funding.

2.Savannah Fund

Savannah fund is a seed fund for tech startups in Sub-Saharan Africa. Initially focused on East Africa. the fund is now available to entrepreneurs across Africa. Apart from early stage funding, startups also benefit from Savannah fund’s accelerator program. Want to visit their offices? check out their website.

3.Safaricom Spark Venture Fund

Safaricom launched the Spark Venture Fund in 2014. The fund not only provides investment but also technical and business development support. To qualiify for funding, you must be Kenyan and be involved in mobile technology. Have a look at their website and learn more.

4.Pearl Capital

Pearl Capital invests in agricultural SMEs and have offices in Kenya and Uganda. Their Kenyan offices are at Riara Corporate Suites, Riara road. Type of investments range from equity to debt. They also operate in Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia and Mozambique. Visit their website.

5.DOB Equity

DOB Equity is a Dutch VC fund looking to invest in East African entrepreneurs. The fund prioritizes impact, innovativeness and scalability of the business. DOB Equity has a stake in Countryside Dairy and Twiga Foods. Learn more on their website.

These are some of the Venture Capital Funds in Kenya. Do you know any more?

Also read: hubs for entrepreneurs in Kenya

     and       women entrepreneur associations in Kenya

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