We don’t make bets.

We make commitments.

Instead of predicting the future, we look to our founders to convince us of what’s next. That’s why we don’t focus on any one sector. Wondering what our companies have in common? — we met them when they were just a couple of people with an idea, a slide deck, some skin in the game and a little progress made.

Companies
Printivo

Getting quality marketing materials such as business cards and flyers is a major pain that requires multiple visits to a brick-and-mortar shop.Printivo helps Nigerian business print marketing and business materials with ease. Printivo is an online print shop, users log on to Printivo.com, pick a template they like and edit in real-time to taste, they […]

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Paystack

Millions of transactions happen in Africa every day, but very few of those happen online. In Nigeria, just about 1% of transactions happen online. There are many barriers businesses have to face to accept payments online and fixing that is Paystack’s sole focus.Paystack is a payments platform that helps Nigerian businesses accept payments (debit and […]

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Tizeti

Nigeria has the highest number of internet users in Africa. However, internet infrastructure within urban environments remains a challenge in the country and the continent which makes connectivity poor and internet overly expensive.wifi.com.ng is leveraging the large wireless capacity available with wi-fi and plummeting cost of solar panels to create a low capex/opex network of […]

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Thrive Agric

Food Production is a huge problem across Africa, Nigeria farms less than 20% of its arable land and produces less than 20% of the food it consumes. 3 major problems affect smallholder farmers who constitute a bulk of the farming population: they can’t afford to finance increased production on their farms, they get poor yields […]

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crowdForce

Finding reliable and verifiable data on the continent is hard, data collection is a hassle in Africa. Businesses, governmental organizations, and foreign organizations find it difficult making informed decisions or choices due to a lack of accurate data.crowdForce crowd-source reliable data for individuals or organizations using smart mobile technology and a network of field agents. […]

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Accounteer

Millions of small businesses in Africa struggle to grow due to the lack of accurate financial accounts. They cannot access growth capital due to the trust gap between businesses and banks, they overpay taxes because their income cannot be accurately assessed and they lack insights about their businesses due to lack of data to base […]

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Kudi

Thanks to Kudi, everyone can have their very own personal assistant/ account officer/money manager. Kudi makes it easier for people to pay bills and pay each other via messaging it also helps agents provide financial services to excluded communities.Kudi is a chatbot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) that helps you with your finances just by […]

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Reliance HMO

Access to affordable health coverage is out of the reach of lots of Africans. Less than 10% of the African population have any form of health insurance coverage. Millions of Nigerians have never experienced quality healthcare for reasons ranging from lack of availability of qualified doctors to a lack of functioning healthcare systems. Reliance HMO is […]

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MDaaS

Many hospitals in Africa lack basic equipment because they simply cannot afford it. We constantly hear stories of people dying in hospitals not because they were chronically ill but because the hospital lacked the necessary infrastructure to properly treat the patients.  In comes Medical Devices As a Service (MDaaS), the startup that’s providing affordable and […]

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GeroCare

In Nigeria, it is not unusual for families to care for elderly relatives at home despite the specialized healthcare needs associated with aging. However, harsh economic conditions and urbanization are sending more working-class Nigerians farther away from home. GeroCare is an affordable subscription-based medical service for the elderly that entitles them to regular doctor home visits. […]

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ProTeach

The educational system across Africa is fundamentally broken. The traditional classroom system does not give the required one-on-one attention to individual learners. Students are grouped together and taught in the same manner irrespective of their individual needs and most times by incompetent teachers.ProTeach personalizes learning, by using technology to identify learning patterns of students and […]

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ZenAfri

Formerly Lizzie’s Creations, ZenAfri’s mission is to preserve the African cultural heritage through educational mobile apps that; teach children how to speak African languages, tell children African stories that teach moral lessons and shows children the different traditional attires.Currently, the startup has developed 5 mobile applications. Founder: Elizabeth Kperrun-Eremie: LinkedInVisit Website

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Wesabi

The blue-collar industry in Nigeria and across Africa is broken, it’s hard to find reliable and quality artisans to place on jobs. Wesabi has simplified this process by doing the search and background check and placing them on an easily accessible platform.Wesabi is a platform where anybody can request for a reliable and well-trained plumber, […]

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MyPadi

Finding affordable and secure housing as a student in Nigeria is very difficult. Universities rarely provide sufficient accommodation for its students and scouting for housing outside the school can be exhausting and painful. MyPadi is a risk-free platform that provides detailed information on off-campus housing in Nigeria. MyPadi connects students and corp members with safe, secure […]

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Co-BuildIT

Building a home is very very very expensive. In most cases, you have to deposit a large sum for the land before you can commence building. We see many incomplete buildings because a lot of people are forced to halt the building process due to a lack of funds. Homes that can be built in […]

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Aviva

The cost of data in Nigeria is expensive and in cases where it’s deemed affordable, it is unreliable. Streaming videos in this condition can induce very high costs. Aviva figured out a creative and innovative way to deliver videos to consumers without the internet. Aviva is a video-on-demand service that focuses on emerging markets by distributing […]

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DriversNg

As we go about our day to day activities, we constantly encounter drivers. It’s either we go through a private service like Uber, Taxify, and our own private drivers or we use a public service. Unfortunately, despite the innumerable amount of drivers available to us, it’s only a very small amount of them that are […]

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NESA

The current education system is lacking in equipping undergraduates with relevant skills leaving us with unemployable graduates. NESA is saving the day by providing qualitative and relevant education.A new economy skills accelerator working to close the industry skills gap by helping their students acquire relevant skills that qualify them for immediate gainful employment or position […]

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PiggyVest

Nigeria has one of the lowest indexes for saving. Saving is a culture that we have yet to establish. PiggyVest is transforming the way we think about saving. The startup took the traditional ‘kolo’ (piggybank), turned it into an app and automated the saving process.Through the app, PiggyVest (formerly PiggyBank) helps Nigerian millennial and low-middle […]

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Thank U Cash

Thank U Cash is a multi-channel platform for businesses to acquire, retain and reward loyal customers at the point of payments for purchases. Thank U Cash processes payments and offer cashback to buyers every time they make a payment. The company’s technology is integrated into major banks in Nigeria and helps the banks monitor and […]

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Trove Finance

Trove is a micro-investing application that allows users to invest in financial securities in Nigeria (Government Bonds, Stocks) and also in international markets (US Exchange Traded Funds & Stocks of US companies) with the tap of a button.Founders: Oluwatomi Solanke: LinkedIn Opeyemi Olanipekun: LinkedIn Osita Akagu: LinkedIn Desayo Ajisegiri: LinkedIn Visit website

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saltbox

saltbox is designed to serve the needs of Concrete Class Entrepreneurs with purpose-built space and a supportive resource-driven community via a simple, all-inclusive pricing model. Founders:Tyler Scriven: LinkedInChe Sharma: LinkedPaul D’Arrigo: LinkedInMaxwell Bonnie: LinkedInVisit website

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MINES

We believe in sustainable impact, which requires a profitable business model, deep humility to the complexity and nuance of local cultures around the world, and a focus on both macro and micro-economic outcomes. We also know technology alone is not enough to solve this problem at scale, so we’ve decided the best way to sustainably […]

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Verto FX

VERTO is a complete FX and payment marketplace built for business. VERTO provides liquidity and price discovery tools for international businesses. The marketplace provides easy access to exotic and foreign currencies with seamless international online payment services. Founders: Anthony Oduwole Ola Oyetayo Visit website

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