Savannah Fund

  • Africa-Focused Savannah Fund Graduates Its First Batch of Startups

    Africa-Focused Savannah Fund Graduates Its First Batch of Startups

    Even though its startup scene is still nascent, Sub-Saharan Africa continues to grow pools of capital and entrepreneurial know-how in hubs like Nairobi, Kenya. Today, the Nairobi-based Savannah Fund, which is raising up to $10 million for startups in the region, just graduated its first batch of companies at PivotEast, a Disrupt-like competition for African mobile startups. They include a… Read More

  • You’ve Got One More Day To Apply For The Savannah Fund Accelerator

    You’ve Got One More Day To Apply For The Savannah Fund Accelerator

    The Savannah Fund is an African seed investment fund that aims to “bridge the early stage/angel and venture capital investment gap” in the region. A big part of that strategy is the fund’s startup accelerator — and the deadline to apply is Sunday evening. The fund says each session will run for three months and operate out of the iHub in Nairobi, Kenya. It’s… Read More