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The venture capital (VC) landscape in Africa has evolved over the last decade from a niche community of Africa-curious investors to an increasingly established pillar of the private equity industry on the Continent. Today, African VC Funds have simultaneously attracted over $2 billion in foreign investment to the continent, according to Partech, and accelerated the development of hundreds of local early-stage ventures.
Different VCs have different risk appetites and they align their investment strategies accordingly to match the investment stage that best suits their goals.
Most VCs underwrite product risk, go to market risk and team risksome of the major themes when conducting due-diligence on early-stage founders.
The typical questions are around: understanding market problems, execution, and founders’ ability to source the right talents, flexibility to build or pivot the product when finding a product-market fit.
The urgency and interest of venture capitalists to identify and fund next billion dollars companies have seen some firms strategically evolve into adding administrative perks to companies Click here to read entire article
Source:: Tech Cabal