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venture capital for africa

Short Business Description: Founder: Nnamdi Okike
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645 Ventures is an early-stage investment fund focused on Internet and software companies. The fund invests in sectors such as online marketplaces, data analytics, e-commerce, and SaaS software. Portfolio companies include Poshly, Trendalytics, Rifiniti, and Keaton Row. 645 Ventures was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York city

Founder: Nnamdi Okike

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Spring Accelerator (East Africa)
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A pioneering five-year programme, kicking off first in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda in 2015, before rolling out to eight countries in Africa and Asia.

What you will get:
Work with successful business leaders, legal, and financial experts who will offer bespoke support, insights and learning, crucial to success in the target market.

Receive a customized curriculum — tailored to the specific needs of each entrepreneur focusing on rapid testing and iterative development, prototyping with girls directly, as well as with leading sector experts.

Join a unique and powerful network of sponsors, investors, business leaders, and partners that will help entrepreneurs locate new resources to overcome potential constraints and facilitate new local and international partnerships.

Receive financial grants, plus connect to an extended network of investors — domestic, global, and non-traditional — who will be integrated in the programme from the start.

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