FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS DYNAMIC RANKING OF AFRICA’S START-UPS
Start-up culture is something that has become very big in the continent of Africa, especially in nations such as South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya amongst many others. As the number of start-ups and businesses grow, it is important that a network develops that allows the collaboration and growth of companies to facilitate. MyAfricanStartUp is a platform that creates exposure for start-ups that are all over the continent of Africa. Started in 2015, the Africa-based web platform has now introduced a ranking of the top 100 African start-ups to invest in, released in February of this year.
The platform partnered with several international organizations to make this possible namely: the African Development Bank (AfDB), Air France, HEC Paris, Orrick, Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), LelapaFund, CFAO and Groupe ADS. The selection process took a period of 8 months. During this period, 14 people mobilized to analyze 780 start-ups according to the MyAfricanStartUp analysis guidelines and a scientific methodology.
If a start-up would like to connect with the platform and get involved in the next top 100 start-ups to invest in, the process is quite simple. You only need to record a video less than 5 minutes that introduces your startup, and email it to them. You can also suggest a start-up at this link, regardless of the industry in which the startup operates, they can get support from this platform.
When a start-up in Africa registers with MyAfricanStartUp, whether they fall within the 100 ranking or not, they are provided with web advertising and promoting services to make them visible on the internet and exclusive invitations to events happening all over the continent. To check out the ranking of the top 100 start-ups in Africa to invest in, visit this link.