GetFundedAfrica has partnered with Build Ventures Africa to continue growing the start-up ecosystem on the continent. This is in line with its commitment to uplift people and economies in Africa through a robust ecosystem.
Located in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, GetFundedAfrica is a tech-based marketplace connecting African founders with global mentors, coaches, corporates, investors, and governments while Build Ventures Africa, its Botswana counterpart, is a venture builder developing tech-enabled startups and SMEs across various sectors and geographies.
The alignment of both organizations’ missions presents a formidable alliance and makes for an even stronger success of this collaboration.
According to the agreement signed by both companies, GetFundedAfrica will leverage its technology platform to develop and support start-ups and SMEs in Botswana. It would facilitate specific, venture-building programs with partners which could include the Botswana Government, corporate organizations, individuals, etc as required to grow the existing ecosystem in Botswana.
As its partner and in-country expert, Build Ventures Africa will work alongside GetFundedAfrica, using its founders’ networks and connections to facilitate necessary introductions/meetings and to design these events appropriately to ensure success and positive impact.
Steven Freidmutter, chairman of the board of Build Ventures Africa commented thus: “We are enthusiastic to work in tandem with GetFundedAfrica to elevate and level up start-ups from a simple idea in Africa to a scale-up on the global stage. This partnership reflects our shared dedication to promoting innovation and entrepreneurship on the continent, and we anticipate a ripple effect on the ecosystem in Botswana and beyond.”
While the CEO of Build Ventures Africa, Mooketsi T.M.J Morolong, added: ” Our goal is to help 100+ early founders a year by ideating, incubating, and validating their concepts, then investing in turning these founders’ visions, into fully realized and performing global startups, with the support of various private and governmental stakeholders. . . We believe that by working together, we can significantly scale the development of the start-up ecosystem in Botswana.”
Efe Ogundowole, Learning and Development manager for GetFundedAfrica, rounded off the statement with: “This partnership serves as a bridge between the west and south of our continent to strengthen our ties within the ecosystem and build stronger blocks for our future.”
Undoubtedly, the two organizations look forward to this joint and exciting chapter of their existence.
GetFundedAfrica is building Africa’s largest tech-enabled marketplace which connects African founders with global mentors, coaches, corporates, investors and government. Whether you want to raise funds ranging from $100, 000 to $50m or you simply want to grow your business, sign up for free at: www.getfundedafrica.com