PROPEL AFRICA

Venture Platform for African Youth in UK 🇬🇧

We support African graduates and youth diaspora in UK to launch their startups in Africa.

Latest Report:
“Barrier’s Faced By Returning
Global African Talent“

(July 2019: Early Stage African Ventures)
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WHAT ARE WE DOING?

Growing Africa’s Future Billionaires


To Africa’s dismay the continent continues to suffer from brain drain, where the highly educated and skilled continue to leave.

Propel aims to break this trend by inspiring and boosting your confidence to turn your idea into the next unicorn in Africa. Our aim is to unravel the huge opportunity Africa provides; a fertile ground for upcoming tech millionaires and billionaires.

Our Platform

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WHO IS IT FOR?

Youth Diaspora from Africa

Propel’s programs are for eligible participants in the UK 🇬🇧. Along with online publications and potential grant funding, we are also looking at holding exciting workshops that will energise you to start launching your idea in Africa.

We aim to be different than your usual early founder development and funding programs as we cater solely to talented African founders who want to launch their tech businesses in Africa.

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Knowledge Corner:
Your Investor Readiness Guide

Visit our Knowledge Corner to access our free comprehensive guide that will allow you to understand the dynamics of what it means to be funded as a new founder!
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AFRICA’S CHALLENGES ARE

Your Future Solutions

No one knows the issues facing your country (and the opportunities that it presents) better than you. As a problem solver, you will be providing ideas that are economically viable and sustainable. They should cater to support Africa’s burgeoning user base of consumers. The Propel program focuses on the following sectors:

01. E-Commerce


02. Agritech


03. Fintech


04. Cleantech


05. Edutech


06. Healthcare


VC INVESTMENTS

FACT: Funding of African Founders Keeps Increasing

In 2018, African startups raised a record $725.6 million across 458 deals. In 2017, $560m was invested into African startups by VCs focused on African markets. It was a 53% increase compared to 2016, 2x the funding amount of 2015 and 14x the fundraise amount in 2012.


2018: $725,000,000

2017: $560,000,000

2016: $297,000,000

View Our Report:
African Venture Funding
Landscape 2019

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