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40 investors from the VC4Africa investor network

VC4Africa's mission is to support the continent’s most promising entrepreneurs and to connect them with the resources (network, knowledge and capital) they require to realize their potential. Specifically, they focus on the less than 1 million range currently underserved by the market. They do everything they can to help entrepreneurs tackle both their non-financial and financial needs. Launching the VC4Africa investor network in May of 2012, entrepreneurs with venture profiles listed on VC4Africa now have exclusive access to the continent’s largest and most dedicated network of Africa focused investors actually interested in early stage companies.

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4Di Capital is an independent early-stage technology venture capital firm based in South Africa www.4dicapital.com
Accion provides people the financial tools they need to improve their lives. www.accion.org
Africa Media Ventures Fund mobilizes capital and experience in the Netherlands to invest in entrepreneurs in the African media sector. www.amvf.nl
African Development Corporation is a financial services group focusing on the highly profitable banking and insurance market www.african-development.com
Alden Impact is an Android application for children in the Kenyan Primary School education system. http://aldenimpact.com
Alitheia Capital is the financial advisor arm of a Swiss family office. Its investments meet strict economic criteria in combination with social and environmental return. www.thealitheia.com
Annona Sustainable Impact Fund is a commercial Venture Capital fund that invests in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). www.annona.nl
CMA Investment Holdings is the investment vehicle of the Wahi Family. www.cma-ih.com
Capital Seaweed is a private investment company that was established in 2005 and invests in start-ups, early and expansion/growth stage companies. http://capitalseaweed.vn
Centripetal Capital Partners brings together expert people, unique opportunities, and inflection point capital to generate the Centripetal Force. www.centricap.com
Chembe Ventures Seed capital for web, mobile and community ventures in Sub-Saharan Africa. www.chembe.com
DOB Foundation invests in established businesses in East Africa looking for growth capital.
www.dobequity.nl
Elea wants to achieve sustainable, positive and tangible impact to the direct benefit of people challenged by the globalization process. www.elea-foundation.org
Elticap is a specialist VC/PE firm that seeks to unlock business value by working extensively with company management on a daily or weekly basis. http://elticap.com
eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) is the first venture capital firm investing in African SME’s active in digital media. www.eva-fund.com
Fanisi Capital is a US50M fund which makes direct investments (private equity and venture capital) in businesses with potential for substantial growth. http://fanisi.com
GroFin is focused on supporting the success of small-to-medium-sized business owners with more than finance. www.grofin.com
Growth Africa identifies business opportunities in Africa and brings people and organisations together who can effectively seize and grow these opportunities. www.growthafrica.com
Horizen Ventures Africa Horizen Ventures Africa is an early stage fund focused on ICT and disruptive low- tech solutions. http://horizenventures.com/africa
Incluvest is an impact investment company that contributes to the sustainable improvement of living conditions in developing countries. www.incluvest.com
Innovation 4 Africa i.4.A. is an investment company focused on identifying strategic market opportunities in technology. http://i4afund.com
Inventure Management Ltd an investment advisory and management company based in Nairobi Kenya offering debt and equity structuring for companies and manages portfolios for high networth individuals. http://inventureltd.blogspot.com/
J2Partners Business development with a focus on private sector growth firms in Africa. www.j2partners.com
Jacana Partners is a pan-African private equity company that invests in entrepreneurs, builds successful small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). www.jacanapartners.com
Kitendo Capital is an Angel Impact Investment fund focusing on developing countries in Asia and Africa. www.kitendocapital.com
Kukua Fund has been established by RLabs and Bertha Foundation to discover and invest in Africa’s high potential internet and mobile start-ups driving social change. http://kukuafund.com
Mara Launch Uganda Fund is a Venture Capital fund that provides financing for start-up businesses or already existing business with high risk but high growth prospects. www.mara-foundation.org
Matamba Anonaka Technology Holdings (MATHs), is the first technology focused Venture Capital Company in Zimbabwe. http://matambaanonaka.com
The MEST Incubator was founded to support the overall mission of MEST by providing seed funding, guidance and support for graduates of our training program. http://meltwater.org/incubator/about-the-incubator
Praxis Management Advisors is a U.S. based investment and consultancy firm with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. www.praxis-advisors.com
Premanco Ventures is a California based family office. Premanco Ventures identifies, invests and advises innovative technology. http://premanco.com
Probaton new media concepts & consultancy http://probaton.nl
Sanaga Ventures actively invests in and supports new and emerging ventures across the African continent. http://sanagaventures.com
Sand Hill Angels is a group of successful Silicon Valley executives and accredited investors that are passionate about entrepreneurialism and the commercialization of disruptive new technologies. http://www.sandhillangels.com/investments
Social Venture Capital (SOVEC) is an investment fund set up by Dutch entrepreneurs to invest in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) http://www.socialventurefund.com
The TBL Mirror Fund provides Venture Capital for East African Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. www.tblmirrorfund.com
TLcom Capital is a London-based venture capital firm investing in Telecom, Media and Technology.  TLcom TIDE, a new fund, focuses on tech and innovation in Sub Saharan Africa. www.tlcom.co.uk
Toronto Enterprise Fund seeks to be a leader in supporting the development and sustainability of social purpose enterprises. www.torontoenterprisefund.ca
TVC Labs maintains its own seed capital fund for investment in incubated companies. http://www.tvcng.com/home/labs
Verod Capital is a principal investment and financial advisory boutique focused on Nigeria and the rest of West Africa. http://verodgroup.com