From Startup To Superstar

Baobab is Africa’s leading accelerator. We provide founders with the early-stage capital and hands-on support they need to unlock growth and build world-class startups.
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60

Portfolio companies

$225M+

Combined valuation of portfolio

$55M+

Follow-on funding raised by our companies

16

African countries where we have invested

Give your startup an incredible advantage

We invest $100k into Africa’s most exciting early-stage startups

Secure capital

We provide founders with $100k in funding and support them to unlock growth and further investment

Gain expertise

Learn how to problem solve, go to market and scale through our accelerator and global network of experts, investors and entrepreneurs

100% African

Build a world class startup with support from a team with global experience that lives and breaths African entrepreneurship

A selection from our portfolio:

$100,000 to kickstart your company’s growth

We provide founders with their first cheque, propelling their vision and helping them go from startup to superstar

A Transformative accelerator & hands on venture support

Founders join an intensive 12-week accelerator, working with our expert team to problem solve, build, and get investment ready.

 

Each startup also receives ongoing, tailored venture support, and our dedicated team provides remote, hands-on assistance to continue your business growth.

SUPPORT BEYOND THE FIRST CHEQUE

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Our commitment extends far beyond our initial investment into companies. 

 

Our investor network helps to unlock growth for entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey.

We have more experience in what it takes to build a world class startup in Africa than any other accelerator

Niama El Bassunie

Managing Partner at Baobab

Meet Our Portfolio Companies