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Venture capital investment in Africa soars to record levels in 2020 as global investors demonstrate confidence in key sectors, according to new African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) report

Despite decrease in value of VC deals in 2020, African entrepreneurs continued to innovate throughout the pandemic

Volume of total reported venture capital deals in Africa in 2020 rose to 319 from 140 in 2019; Financials remains the most attractive sector for VC investment, followed closely by Information Technology; Despite decrease in value of VC deals in 2020, African entrepreneurs continued to innovate throughout the pandemic. African…

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    • Abi Mustapha-Maduakor, AVCA Chief Executive Officer
    • L -R: Adrian Kamenitzer, Deputy Director General and Chief Risk Officer, European Investment Bank; Carola Bose, Director & Head of Africa Funds, Equity & Mezzanine Team, DEG/KfW; Stephen Priestley, Managing Director, Head of Financial Services, CDC Group; Worku Gachou, Vice President, Social Impact, Visa; Carole Maman, Chief Investment Officer, Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO) and Genevieve Sangudi, Partner, Alterra Capital Partners (currently sits on AVCA's Board) at the 16th Annual AVCA Conference in Nairobi, Kenya
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African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) and APO Group in partnership to drive strategic trade and investments across Africa

AVCA will be working very closely with the regional and local associations to support the policymakers and governments working hard to improve the ease of doing business in Africa

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) (www.AVCA-africa.org), the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa, today announced its collaboration with APO Group, the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service. The collaboration is aimed at driving trade and investment across Africa. Over…