AfriGloCal Venture Capital
AfriGloCal Venture Capital
Invest in pre-seed & seed stage startups with at least one female founder

Investing in Pre-Seed & Seed Stage Fintech and Digital Infrastructure Startups

AfriGloCal Venture Capital invests in pre-seed to seed stage startups founded by visionary diverse founders with women in decision-making roles. We add value by mentoring founders including women entreprenuer to accelerate returns by building a new business ecosystem. We are an early stage fund focused on Fintech and Digital Infrastructure startups that are building great companies in under-served markets. We are focus on industries where we can add value, that are exploding with growth and target companies that are developing cutting edge technology to disrupt industries and innovations that creates social impact.

About the Firm

We have a vision to accelerate & invest in 100 high-growth tech enabled startups over 10 years

Our early-stage investments leverage the successes of startups from our Knight Ventures Accelerator that provides Incubation, Acceleration & Investment Platform. We provide our founders with capital that drives growth, impact and Glocal exposure opportunities across from the African continent. Our gender balance lens investment approach is promoting women entrepreneurship.

AfriGloCal provides venture capital investments into technology enabled African startups driven by visionary entrepreneurial teams and connects them to an ecosystem that accelerates their scalability and growth towards follow-on investments. We have a mission to invest in 100 high-growth tech enabled startups to scale and profitability. 

We identify most overlooked opportunities in the venture capital and startup community. Currently, very little investment goes into fund managers Invests in female founders, especially Black female founders. We envision to invest in gender balance lens investment approach that focuses on underrepresented-led startups to invest in those outside of entrepreneurial hotspots and underrepresented populations.

Our focus areas
  • Fintech
  • Digital Infrastructure
firm teammates

Meet Our Team

Mope Abudu

Managing Partner

Jamil Akhtar

General Partner

Bolaji Sofoluwe

Venture Partner

Sara Haq

Venture Partner

Oluwadara Ayoyinka Folayan


Tosin Solabi

We are a Female Led Venture Capital Firm applying a gender balance lens approach to support startups including female founders

We aim is to increase the amount of capital going into female founded startups and gender balanced teams. We focus to invest in overlooked opportunities & underrepresented black female founders startup in underserved markets to build great companies.

Our Portfolio


AjoMoney provides alternative credit for MSMEs in Africa using community financing models by digitizing the centuries-aged rotating savings and credit association (ROSCA a.k.a ajo or esusu or adashe). Through AjoMoney, a group of people with a cooperative significance can save money together in a group where the lump contribution is rotated among members.


Aladdin is the World’s first open digital bank that seamlessly combines banking and commerce.Aladdin Digital Bank operates with the banking license of Purple Money MFB and customers' funds are insured by the NDIC.


Farmz2U is an infrastructure startup that helps smallholder farmers operate at commercial scale. We support smallholder farmers with 'access to information' and 'access to resources' to scale local farm production.

Gradient FI

Wallet and stable coin payments for cross border commerce. Build financial products that help people, businesses and communities thrive and spread economic and financial freedom around the world.


Agri & FinTech startup empowering African smallholder farmers with satellite imagery and machine learning


Better Business Banking for MSME


OneKard is an afro-centric financial technology solution provider that powers cross-border transactions globally. We are at the frontline of facilitating money movement within Africa reducing reconciliation delays through instant payments and transfers.


OyaSync is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) service provider with core expertise in leveraging software solutions for improved business processes, bookkeeping, and customer experience management. We also provide sustainable upscaling to SMEs for improved internal auditing, sustainable upscaling, and customer experience management, with our unique software solutions.


Providing transaction security for social commerce payments


A simple to use collaboration and project management tool for team leader, small businesses and freelancers


Tribease is the first Pan African cardless credit charge platform that allows customers to freely consume products and services from registered merchants. Tribease’s mission is to ensure a safe, simple and efficient yet very secure way of paying and clearing your bills. Our promise is to make bill payment and Utility payment stress-free and convenient for our users.

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