Number crunching…

‘Exceptional’. ‘Unprecedented’. ‘Remarkable’

Name your favourite VC marketing cliché. You’ve heard all these charming epithets from us, our competitors, our portfolio companies.

It’s somewhat a shame that this delightful group of 3 words is met with quite the eye roll. Not only rendered meaningless by overuse from VCs; but also…

We’re proud to present the 2020 Partech Africa report!

It appears that, in the middle of the global pandemic, the African tech ecosystem is still growing fast, with more deals closed, and is getting a boost from the accelerated digitalization of foundational economic sectors.

More equity rounds in a challenging year

In 2020, more startups have closed deals than in any previous year: 359 deals were closed by 347 startups, compared with 250 rounds in 2019, i.e., a +44% growth YoY. Another very positive signal is the number of seed deals which massively accelerated, reaching 228 deals (+80% YoY). Venture stages (Series A & B) are continuing to grow (+11% deals YoY) despite a general erosion of round sizes. Growth stage sees a low deal count and a marked drop in ticket size (-60% YoY).

See more below and download the full report here!

2020, a year like no other and with the world gripped by Covid, we were glad to see the back of it!

Despite the challenges posed to businesses all over the world, our startups managed to grow, we were thrilled to welcome some exciting new companies to our portfolio, and…

CoachHub, Co-Founder Yannis Niebelschütz

Digital Coaching Leader, Coachhub, recently raised $30M in funding led by Draper Esprit, alongside existing investors HV Capital, Partech, Speedinvest, signals Venture Capital and RTP Global. The new investment will scale up their number of Coaches to 2,000, reaching employees from over 100 continents speaking over 70 languages!

To celebrate…


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