We offer research and insights for investors looking to make better decisions on the continent.
We help our partners invest and manage investments in Africa's most exciting growth markets.
We have our finger on the pulse of Africa's growing population of consumers in key markets throughout the East, West, and Southern regions.
We're also committed to social good. We have a non-profit arm that runs a number of altruistic programs.
Appfrica helps the world's leading companies invest and manage assets in over 16 African countries. We invest, accelerate the growth of African tech ventures, and advise our partners.
Founded in 2008 in Kampala, Uganda, we work with multinational firms, government agencies, foundations, and private equity funds who are seeking support on the continent.
We're a for-profit venture but reserve a portion of our profits to support various social impact initiatives. These altrustic efforts include a 1500 sq ft. co-working & innovation space HiveColab, Women in Technology Uganda which helps ensure equitable career opportunities for women pursing tech careers, and our seed fund the invests in Africa's next generation of brilliant entrepreneurs.
D8A (pronounced "dee" "ayht" "aye") Group is an award winning design consultancy based out of Philadelphia, PA. Our expertise is delivering technical solutions, data informed design, and consultation around client strategy and communications. Appfrica is a D8A initiative, find out more at D8A.com
"Building tech companies in the land of dialup..."
"Appfrica is an organization that strives to create more tech jobs and hone more innovative tech minds in Africa."
"While commodities such as oil and gas are still doing big business in Africa, there is a quiet revolution being led by the fast growing design and technology sector – the ‘new gold’ that, with the availability of cheap smart phones supplied by the Chinese, is fast becoming Africa’s hottest commodity."