LAUNCH AFRICA Ventures is committed to delivering superior returns to its investors whilst at the same time unlocking the immense potential of Africa’s technology startup ecosystem, particularly those that address the needs of the African continent.

Investors interested in partnering with LAUNCH AFRICA Ventures are welcome to contact us to set up a meeting to discuss collaborative ways in which to add value to the African startup ecosystem. The Fund focuses on investment sectors that improve the quality of life of millions of Africans through technology. We have identified a number of sectors that we believe are building the foundation for empowering corporates and individuals in Africa to create meaningful and sustainable solutions.

LAUNCH AFRICA Ventures presents a perfect match for Africa through two key objectives:

  • POTENTIAL: Investing in revenue generating high-growth African technology startups
  • PURPOSE: Improving the life’s of millions of Africans by solving meaningful problems with technology


The fund managers and advisors of LAUNCH AFRICA Ventures have strategic partnerships with the continent’s leading tech hubs, incubators, accelerators, Angel networks, VC funds, national & international startup competitions and platforms. In addition, they are regular keynote speakers on African tech innovation across the world. A strategic life cycle of partnerships is immensely critical to maintaining a steady pipeline of deals over our investment period. Currently, LAUNCH AFRICA is actively tracking ±600 African tech startups that will be seeking bridge equity capital in the near future.

Key Investment Terms

Fund Name:LAUNCH AFRICA Ventures
Structure:Closed-end fund,
authorised as a
Professional CollectiveInvestment Scheme.
Fund Tenure:5 years (2+3)
Hurdle Rate:6% p.a. with GP Catch-Up
Target IRR:25%+
Mgmt Fee:2.5% p.a.
Investment Participation:Min. US$ 250K (Retail)
Min. US$ 1M (Institutional)
Exits:To Series A/B/C rounds and/or Trade Sales
Geographic Focus: Pan-African
Fund Domicile:Mauritius
Fund Administrator:GFIN Mauritius