Venture investment funders in Nigeria give support to founders who, through creative solutions, seek to solve vital problems. They help startups with the needed financial support to accelerate.
Starting a business in Nigeria can be challenging and a major hurdle that entrepreneurs in Nigeria encounter in running their businesses successfully is funding access. This is where venture investment funders come in.
Here is a list of funders we think you should know. Who knows, you just might be their next investee.
This investor is focused on Nigeria and funds founders with high-growth, technology-driven businesses.
Buycoins, Cowrywise, wallet.ng, Accounteer, wallet.ng, etc., are businesses in its portfolio.
This investor partners with entrepreneurs building early-stage companies in niches like agritech, edtech, fintech, health tech, etc.
It has invested in over 30 companies in these niches.
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This investor partners with innovators in the technology, media, and infrastructure spaces. It has founded and funded some of Africa’s fast-growing startups.
Jumia, Flutterwave, Andela, Kobo360, etc., are some of the businesses in its portfolio.
Greentree Investment Company
Businesses in this investor’s portfolio enjoy funding access, legal advice, financial planning, marketing, technical support and structure.
Precurio, Paystack, Big Cabal Media, etc., are businesses in its portfolio.
This is a value-driven investor that invests in markets and founders with focus on financials and financial services, energy accessibility, healthcare and healthcare services, technology, outsourcing, emerging fintech, commerce, media/entertainment, etc.
Growth Capital Fund
This investor supports scalable, early-stage businesses that build infrastructures using technology.
LifeBank, Edges, Taeillo, Edges, Riby,, DrugStoc, etc., are in its portfolio.
Unique Venture Capital
This investor focuses on SMEs and was originally founded to manage funds that were set aside by its owner institutions under the Nigerian SMEEIS scheme.
This investor provides operational, financial and strategic support for entrepreneurs who leverage technology to provide solutions.
Kobo, Ilara Health, Twiga, Andela, etc., are in its portfolio.
Lead Path Nigeria
This investor provides short, medium, and long-term seed funding to small and medium-sized technology-based startups in niches such as software, web, and mobile technologies.
It also equips entrepreneurs with mentorship and an enabling environment for growth.
Paystack, Piggyvest, PushCV, Mono, teamapt, etc., are in its portfolio.
This fintech investor provides capital and professional expertise to businesses with innovative financial services solutions.
If you’re reading this, we believe you’re seeking ways to expand your business. Take advantage of the endless possibilities you stand gain if you secure funding for your business. Venture investment funders are waiting for you.
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