Record-breaking deals in times of COVID – An insider’s look into today’s Africa VC game
Africa reaches a new tipping point. Against the odds, the industry blew past all expectations to break all fundraising records. How has the VC industry changed the last 12 months and what is fueling this rapid period of growth – where now we count +/- 10 unicorns with more on the way! What is the impact COVID has on investing in African startups and what are the other factors at play in today’s VC game? What are key trends playing out now? Are there risks or other challenges we need to overcome moving forward and where do we see the industry moving next? Looking into the future, what do we expect over the coming two years?