Fast forward your network with

I am happy to realize we have actually outgrown our group on Linkedin and now Ning ( As many of you know, VC4Africa is busy building our new home at

With this new platform we seek to expand our social networking tools and are working hard to introduce new functionality that will improve your networking experience. The site is more secure and members have better tools to flag unwanted behavior, only receive messages from members they have approved and new member screening processes and spam controls that help crowd out any noise. At the end of the day, puts you into contact with the members you choose to know and works to give you the dedicated content in the way that you want it.

In addition to the popular forum, blogs, incubators and events we also offer the VC4A VentureDex. This new section is a place for entrepreneurs to post their businesses and makes it easier for investors to find possible investments that meet their criteria. Already businesses have secured funding and others have established strategic partnerships.

On the new website you will also find featured content. Here is just a summary of some of what is now on offer and we invite you to join the new VC4Africa and help us grow this platform together!


Access to finance is the biggest challenge to entrepreneurs in Africa

What can entrepreneurs do to secure venture finance for their African startup?

The Role of Entrepreneurship and Opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rise of the African Entrepreneur

How to prepare your perfect elevator pitch

Venture Profiles:

Interview: Leslie Tita, the co-founder and brains behind

Venture profile BelCash: “We consider ourselves as the Visa card for the poor”

Interview with Taha Jiwaji of Bongo Live!

Venture profile: Agro-Hub, SMS for a revolution in Agriculture

Venture profile: AfricanBrains, connecting African innovators


Managing the Risks of Doing Business in Africa

Practical Tips for Managing Investments in Africa

African Firms Expanding Globally Through Partnership

Is Kenya Africa’s Silicon Valley?

Do you have any feedback, thoughts or ideas? Please feel free to contact and we will do our part to meet your needs.

Happy networking!
the VC4A Team


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The world is changing right before my eyes. Sometimes I don't know how I will ever keep up. There are so many ideas floating around on this internet. If only I had the means to collect them....

One response to “Fast forward your network with”

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