News & Updates

Coronavirus Information and Resources for VCs and Startups Focused on Africa

09 May 2020

Propel is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working diligently to address our partners. We also aim to provide resources to help firms and portfolio companies that still want to focus on Africa during this challenging time.

Our webpage provides important information and resources to venture-backed companies wanting to venture or do business in Africa. We have also launched our Venture Access database to aid users to search for funding.

You may also find relevant updates on Twitter by following us on @Propelhub.

To access the database, please click here.

– #TeamPropel

Propel Africa + MWC Barcelona Partnership

18 January 2020

We’re proud to be partnering with GSMA’s Global Events team as Supporting Partners on their string of events next year, beginning with MWC Barcelona 2020 this February. As a platform that supports Global African Talent, the Mobile World Congress is the most prominent event, especially given that the telecoms sector is a vital component to the growth and sustenance of all growth programs.

As supporting partners, we will be promoting all of the major MWC events during 2020 on our website.

To read more, please click here.

– #TeamPropel

A Report on Barriers Faced by Returning Global
African Talent & Entrepreneurs

25 July 2019

Check out our report that highlights the difficulties facing “Global African Talents”. These are individuals who aspire to launch their business ideas in Africa, where they share their experience and recommendations on barriers facing their return home as future entrepreneurs.

To read more, please click here.

– AR Abdi

African Venture Landscape Map

22 May 2019

We have released our latest report on the African Venture Landscape, which highlights the funding and their types available to African countries.

To read more, please click here.

– AR Abdi

Funding Grants Open

09 May 2019

We currently have 3 spots open for funding grant of upto US$10,000. Eligible candidates can apply by visiting our funding page.

– Propel Team

We’re Hiring!

09 April 2019

Head over to our Jobs page for the latest vacancy openings!

– Propel Team

Our Knowledge Corner is Live!

15 March 2019

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce the launch of our Knowledge Corner!

It’s objective is to provide you with the tools and resources necessary for aspiring entrepreneurs, like yourself, to help you build, grow, and run your new venture in Africa! 🙂

If you’ve any comments on this, please feel free to reach out to us on

– Propel Team

Thank you signing up! – Propel Pre-Accelerator 2018

25 December 2018

As part of our soft launch of our trial pre-accelerator, we would like to thank all the participants who have signed up.

The objective of the soft launch is to make sure that our programs are solidly built to benefit the participants.

We are also working hard on ensuring that we onboard reputable technology partners that benefit our talented participants.

Stay tuned for more updates!

– Propel Team