GrowthAfrica Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 4

Professionals
  • Investments
  • 69

  • Portfolio
  • 45

  • Exits
  • 23

Exits

GrowthAfrica General Information

Description

GrowthAfrica is an accelerator firm based in Nairobi, Kenya and was founded in 2002. The firm accelerates startups and businesses in and into East Africa and across Africa. The firm assists companies seize and develop business opportunities in Kenya and East Africa.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Accelerator/Incubator
Primary Office
  • Lenana Towers, 5th floor, Lenana Road
  • P.O. Box 17726
  • Nairobi, 00100
  • Kenya
+254 0724 000000

GrowthAfrica Investments (69)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
ENZI Footwear 01-Dec-2019 Accelerator/Incubator Footwear Generating Revenue
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000000000 16-Jul-2019 000000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000 01-Jan-2019 000000000000 Agricultural Chemicals Generating Revenue
00000000 01-Jan-2019 000000000000 Internet Retail Generating Revenue
000000000 15-Oct-2018 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business
0000 00 000000 28-Sep-2017 000000000000 Clothing Generating Revenue
Kwangu 17-Dec-2016 Accelerator/Incubator Construction and Engineering Generating Revenue
Deliver Addis 15-Dec-2016 Accelerator/Incubator Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
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GrowthAfrica Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
LishaBora 16-Jun-2022 Out of Business
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Consumer Choice (Kenya) 02-Apr-2018 Out of Business
Kencoco 01-Nov-2017 Out of Business
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GrowthAfrica Team (6)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Johnni Kjelsgaard Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 0 Nairobi, Kenya
Patricia Jumi Co-Founder & Managing Director 0 0 Nairobi, Kenya
Ian Lorenzen Partner & Executive Director Nairobi, Kenya
Leah Nduati Executive, Growth Catalyst Nairobi, Kenya
Andrew Gwadiva Investor Relation Lead Nairobi, Kenya
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GrowthAfrica Co-Investors (1)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Samurai Incubate Africa 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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