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Top 25 Startup Investors in Rwanda

A list of 25 angel investors and VC funds that invest in startups based in Rwanda. We rank investors based on the number of investments they made in companies from Rwanda. We update this investor list every month.

Top 25 Startup Investors in Rwanda

Investor Rwanda investments
Factor[e] Ventures 3
pledges.com 2
Olugbenga Agboola 2
ODBA 2
Ground Squirrel Ventures 2
Akitoye Balogun 2
Ecosystem Integrity Fund 2
Folarin Falana 2
Norrsken Foundation 2
TotalEnergies Ventures 2
Nestcoin 2
Shola Akinlade 2
Olugbenga Agboola 2
International Finance Corporation 1
Techstars Ventures 1
NISK Capital 1
Oikocredit International 1
Blue Haven Initiative 1
Opes Impact Fund 1
DOB Equity 1
Bathurst Capital 1
Blockchain Founders Fund 1
U.S. International Development Finance Corp 1
VestedWorld 1
Fejiro Hanu Agbodje 1
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Factor[e] Ventures VC Fund · Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Impact venture builders dedicated to supporting the people and ideas that turn challenges in energy, agriculture, mobility, and waste into de-carbonized solutions for emerging and frontier markets.
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Investment focus
  • Energy, Agriculture, Renewable Energy
  • Seed, Series A, Convertible Note
  • Kenya, United States, India
Portfolio highlights
  • SunFi — SunFi tech solution help people access solar energy with installation and payment plans.
  • enee.io — enee.io designs and develops battery monitoring systems that make both users and suppliers of renewable power systems more profitable.
  • Gateway.fm — GatewayFM is the first truly decentralized blockchain infra/node provider, with globally distributed, multichain infrastructure
pledges.com VC Fund
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Investment focus
  • Education
  • Pre-Seed
  • Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • AltSchool Africa — Let's invest in your Future. Learn highly sought after tech skills without hassle. A program designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge required to boldly launch your tech career.
Olugbenga Agboola Angel
Olugbenga Agboola is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave. He previously worked at Africa Fintech Foundry as a Senior Entrepreneur In Residence. Olugbenga Agboola attended MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Finance
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Nigeria, Kenya, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • tushop — Tushop is a community group buying platform where members can sell groceries to those in their social networks and communities.
  • Curacel — Curacel creates APIs & tools that enable businesses to embed insurance in digital channels and to administer claims cost-effectively.
  • Afropolitan — Afropolitan is building a Network State to unleash the maximum potential of Africans around the world. Are you interested? Join us with your email.
ODBA VC Fund · Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
We invest in people and stories, which are at the heart of everything we do.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Financial Exchanges
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Nigeria, Rwanda, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Zazuu — Zazuu is a platform for sending money across the border.
  • Bitmama — Bitmama is the best cryptocurrency trading platform that lets you buy, sell Bitcoin, ETH, Celo, USDT, XRP, and more. Available in Nigeria & over 100 countries.
  • GetFundedAfrica — GetFundedAfrica's mission is to help Africa’s most promising startups find funding, grow & solve society’s greatest challenges. We do this through a media portal - GetFundedAfrica News; a learning portal - REMSANA; and an investment arm - GFA Ventures
Ground Squirrel Ventures VC Fund · Boston, Massachusetts, United States · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Seed round investment in frontier markets and clean energy
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, FinTech, Finance
  • Seed, Funding Round, Series A
  • United States, Kenya, Zambia
Portfolio highlights
  • Grapevine — Grapevine makes it possible for groups to invite members, collect and distribute donations, establish a community and connect with nonprofits.
  • MindMics — Discover MindMics. The world's most accurate personal heart health monitor and well-being platform. Look after your heart health to live longer and better.
  • Untapped Global — Untapped connects global investors, and foreign capital to opportunities in emerging markets. Delivering competitive returns, and measurable impact for global investors.
Akitoye Balogun Angel
Akitoye Balogun
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Investment focus
  • Education
  • Pre-Seed
  • Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • AltSchool Africa — Let's invest in your Future. Learn highly sought after tech skills without hassle. A program designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge required to boldly launch your tech career.
Ecosystem Integrity Fund VC Fund · San Francisco, California, United States · 7 investments in the past 12 months
The Ecosystem Integrity Fund (“EIF”) is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage companies contributing to environmental sustainability. It seeks to demonstrate that there is no trade-off between having a positive impact and achieving outstanding financial returns. The movement toward environmental sustainability is making incrementalimprovements to the largest industries in the world. Over the next several decades, the economy will be transformed by this movement.Sustainability is fundamentally about making things better: more efficient, more functional, less toxic, less costly. This is the next phase of the Industrial Revolution.
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Investment focus
  • Energy, Renewable Energy, Software
  • Series A, Series B, Funding Round
  • United States, India, Norway
Portfolio highlights
  • Ampersand — Ampersand catalyzes and power mass-market electric mobility. By supplying the battery swap network and operating system the company makes sustainable mobility rapidly accessible and affordable for developing markets, to improve livelihoods and the environment. With over a million km already covered by e-motorcycles in Africa using our plug-and-playpowertrain and energy network.
  • Battery Smart — Battery Smart provides advanced Li-ion batteries to e-rickshaws. Battery Smart develops a retrofittable 48V Li-ion twin battery system that is compatible with all major electric rickshaw (e3w) models.
  • Vibrant Planet — Data-driven science and cloud-based technology to help make communities and ecosystems more resilient in the face of climate change.
Folarin Falana Angel
Folarin Falana
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Investment focus
  • Education
  • Pre-Seed
  • Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • AltSchool Africa — Let's invest in your Future. Learn highly sought after tech skills without hassle. A program designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge required to boldly launch your tech career.
Norrsken Foundation VC Fund · Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
Norrsken Foundation is non-profit organization solving problems such as poverty, famine, environmental issues and mental health.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Health Care, FinTech
  • Pre-Seed, Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, Rwanda, Germany
Portfolio highlights
  • Fixa — Digitizing informal workers and businesses to drive financial inclusion.
  • Eden Care Medical — Eden Care Medical is a mobile application that provides medical and health insurance as well as financial services.
  • ORDA — Process orders, accept payments, connect to logistic providers, engage with your customers + more. We equip you with everything you need to grow your business.
TotalEnergies Ventures VC Fund · La Défense, Ile-de-France, France
TotalEnergies Ventures is the venture capital arm of Total.As part of Total's commitment to a better energy future, TotalEnergies Ventures is focused on finding, funding and fostering high-potential start-ups which will contribute to creating a low carbon future.Current areas of interest include Renewables, Distributed Energy, NewMobility, Energy Access, Energy Storage, Bio-Plastics, Circular Economy, Carbon Capture and Hydrogen.
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Investment focus
  • Energy, Renewable Energy, Transportation
  • Series B, Funding Round, Series C
  • United States, France, United Kingdom
Portfolio highlights
  • Autogrid — Building a Resilient and Sustainable Grid with Distributed Energy Resources. Enabling a smarter, cleaner, more distributed electric power grid.
  • 45-8 ENERGY — 45-8 ENERGY is exploring eco-friendly helium for uses in many industries.
  • Ampersand — Ampersand catalyzes and power mass-market electric mobility. By supplying the battery swap network and operating system the company makes sustainable mobility rapidly accessible and affordable for developing markets, to improve livelihoods and the environment. With over a million km already covered by e-motorcycles in Africa using our plug-and-playpowertrain and energy network.
Nestcoin VC Fund · Tórtola, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Nestcoin is a web3 application company that builds, operates, and invests in crypto-native products.
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Investment focus
  • Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Education
  • Pre-Seed
  • Rwanda, Nigeria, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Stakefair — Stakefair is an ecosystem of blockchain, crypto and DeFi products.
  • Nandi Labs — Nandi Labs, Home of Nandi Cowry, Digital FESTAC and MoveMint Magazine
  • AltSchool Africa — Let's invest in your Future. Learn highly sought after tech skills without hassle. A program designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge required to boldly launch your tech career.
Shola Akinlade Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Shola Akinlade is the Co-founder and CEO at Paystack.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Education, Financial Services
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • Chowdeck — Enjoy fast delivery from best restaurants near you. Order African food, Asian food, Pizza, fit-fam, Drinks from restaurants near you in Ikeja, Yaba, Surulere, Ogudu, Lekki.
  • Earnipay — Gain access, consolidate, and manage all your financial needs in one place.
  • Afropolitan — Afropolitan is building a Network State to unleash the maximum potential of Africans around the world. Are you interested? Join us with your email.
Olugbenga Agboola Angel
Olugbenga Agboola is the Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave. He previously worked at Africa Fintech Foundry as a Senior Entrepreneur In Residence. Olugbenga Agboola attended MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Investment focus
  • FinTech, Financial Services, Internet
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Nigeria, Kenya, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • tushop — Tushop is a community group buying platform where members can sell groceries to those in their social networks and communities.
  • Curacel — Curacel creates APIs & tools that enable businesses to embed insurance in digital channels and to administer claims cost-effectively.
  • Afropolitan — Afropolitan is building a Network State to unleash the maximum potential of Africans around the world. Are you interested? Join us with your email.
International Finance Corporation VC Fund · Washington, District of Columbia, United States · 36 investments in the past 12 months
A strong and engaged private sector is indispensible to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in - we have more than 60 years experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they are needed most.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Finance, FinTech
  • Debt Financing, Funding Round, Series B
  • India, United States, Brazil
Portfolio highlights
  • NWP Property — Formed in 2015, NWP Retail is a joint venture between PT. Nirvana Development Tbk. (NIRO) and Warburg Pincus, formed to build and develop a best-in-class retail platform in Indonesia. The Venture focuses on developing hypermarket-anchored shopping malls in Indonesia to capitalize on the country’s growth potential which is driven by rapidurbanization, emerging consumption and outsized economic growth. This strategic partnership is founded on a common vision to expand NWP Retail’s footprint across high potential areas for retail development throughout Indonesia.
  • Yondr — Meet the data center capacity and technical real estate needs of your growing business, faster and more elegantly than ever before
  • CapitaLand India Trust (CLINT) — CapitaLand India Trust (CLINT) is a property trust which owns seven IT parks and one logistics park in India with total floor area of 13.1 million sq ft spread across Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and Mumbai.
Techstars Ventures VC Fund · Boulder, Colorado, United States · 9 investments in the past 12 months
Techstars Ventures (formerly Bullet Time Ventures) is the venture capital arm of Techstars. Bullet Time Ventures is a $150 million fund based in Boulder, Colorado.
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Investment focus
  • Software, SaaS, Information Technology
  • Seed, Series A, Pre-Seed
  • United States, United Kingdom, Canada
Portfolio highlights
  • Chargerzilla — Search and Book EV Charging stations near you. List your charger with us and start earning $$.
  • ReviewTailor — Our purpose is promoting equitable outcomes and we provide HR Performance Management solutions that are efficient, insightful, and truly empowering for all.
  • Machinery Partner — Machinery Partner is a marketplace buying heavy machinery and equipment directly from manufacturers. Browse our range of construction and mining equipment.
NISK Capital VC Fund · Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
NISK Capital is a boutique investment banking and advisory firm providing end-to-end services to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) across the East African Community (EAC). The company is committed to supporting progress in the East African region. NISK Capital recognizes that the increasing convergence of global markets, local people andregional economies is the fundamental driver of global security and social improvement.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services
  • Seed
  • Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • BeneFactors — BeneFactors Ltd. is a Rwandan factoring company, providing tailored working capital solutions to firms. Factoring is a financial service, where future payments from your buyers are sold to a third party, the factor for cash. They can work with pending invoices or purchase orders for delivery. This means that you can continue working even if yourbuyers take a long time to pay or take on more clients at the same time - allowing you peace of mind as you grow your business.
Oikocredit International VC Fund · Amersfoort, Utrecht, The Netherlands · 2 investments in the past 12 months
Oikocredit is guided by the principle of empowering people. Their experience proves that the most effective and sustainable means of assisting those in need is providing an opportunity to help themselves.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Finance, FinTech
  • Debt Financing, Series B, Funding Round
  • India, Nigeria, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Kaleidofin — Kaleidofin provides a scalable and adaptable platform dedicated to democratizing finance through responsible fintech, empowering every customer. Our name, 'Kaleidofin', symbolizes the transformative power of financial solutions with a digital ecosystem that ensures finance for everyone, everywhere.
  • Prestamype — Prestamype was launched in 2017 with the aim of providing a broader access to funding to micro and small businesses, with better credit conditions. With its first product, a secured working capital loan with a real estate collateral, it has lent over USD 24 million to 750 Peruvian entrepreneurs (as of 1st of October 2021). In 2019, Prestamypelaunched its online FX platform called Cambio Seguro. In 2020, the company launched its digital factoring product. In 2021, INCA Ventures and Angel Ventures Peru (AVP), two leading funds in Peru, invested in the company.
  • Good Nature Agro — Their priority is to generate lasting income with small-scale farmers. They build local community leaders into qualified Private Extension Agents (PEAs) who oversee and train farmers throughout the growing season. They support PEAs to provide frequent trainings and personalized recommendations on how their growers can make their field healthier andmore productive. PEAs promote improved farm practices and deliver a farmer-friendly loan of seeds and additional inputs. At harvest, Good Nature is a guaranteed market for the certified legume seed that their growers produce. Choosing to produce these high-value crops over traditional cash crops - maize and cotton - more than doubles their income.
Blue Haven Initiative VC Fund · Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Blue Haven Initiative is an innovative family office dedicated to putting wealth to work for market returns and positive social and environmental change.
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Investment focus
  • Solar, Energy, Financial Services
  • Series A, Series B, Seed
  • Kenya, United States, Ghana
Portfolio highlights
  • M-KOPA — M-KOPA is the global leader for “pay-as-you-go” energy services for off-grid customers. M-KOPA was established in 2011. Following 2 years of piloting and development, M-KOPA began commercial sales in Kenya in October 2012. M-KOPA expanded to Uganda in 2013 and commences operations in Tanzania in late 2014. Their team includes over 500 staff andwe sell our product through more than 1000 retail agents and shops. The founders of the company are experienced mobile technology innovators who believe in the huge potential of transformative, affordable products designed for underserved consumers. While excellent technology is a pre-requisite, technology alone does not solve for customer needs. Success comes when smart technology is combined with a commitment to on-going, on-the-ground delivery. To that end, M-KOPA is beginning to license its technology to experienced and reputable third parties in markets outside of East Africa (licensing queries should be sent to licensing@m-kopa.com). M-KOPA has developed a proprietary, patented technology platform that combines embedded GSM + mobile payments to revolutionize asset financing in emerging markets. The M-KOPAnet platform has been designed and built from the ground up by our talented team of software engineers, who continue to innovate and improve the system every day. It offers the powerful combination of accounting + customer relationship management + inventory tracking in one complete system. Aside from enabling our business operations to scale at record speed, the M-KOPAnet™ platform captures and processes huge volumes of data, enabling us to improve our proposition, customer service, and security in real-time.
  • TIBU Health — TIBU Health is a disruptive HealthTech logistics company that provides high-quality healthcare services.
  • Field — Health supply chain technology and services across Africa
Opes Impact Fund VC Fund · Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Opes-Lcef is an impact investor that provides catalytic capital to early-stage social enterprises in emerging markets.
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Investment focus
  • Energy, Social Entrepreneurship, Renewable Energy
  • Seed, Series A
  • Kenya, India, Italy
Portfolio highlights
  • Mygrants — Mygrants is the most widely used educational online platform for refugees and asylum seekers in Italy and Europe.
  • MunyaxEco — MunyaxEco is working in solar energy as well as energy efficiency sectors by selling and installing environmentally friendly and high-quality equipment.
  • WidEnergy Africa — Widenergy Africa Ltd , is a women – led company, registered in Zambia, dedicated in the last miles distribution of clean energy solutions. We are the official distributor of Little sun solar products in Zambia (Solar lamps, Solar phone chargers), and will start soon with the distribution of clean cook stoves, with the objective to contribute inreduction of the Zambian deforestation rate, known as one of the highest in Africa.
DOB Equity VC Fund · Veessen, Gelderland, The Netherlands
DOB Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buy-and-build strategies in small and medium companies.
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Investment focus
  • Food and Beverage, Farming, Health Care
  • Private Equity, Funding Round, Seed
  • Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania
Portfolio highlights
  • Kwara — Kwara turns analog credit unions into modern digital banks.
  • Power — Putting individuals on the path towards financial health
  • Eden Care Medical — Eden Care Medical is a mobile application that provides medical and health insurance as well as financial services.
Bathurst Capital VC Fund · Kicukiro, Kigali, Rwanda
Bathurst Capital is an investment firm.
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Investment focus
  • Wellness, Insurance, Health Care
  • Pre-Seed
  • Rwanda
Portfolio highlights
  • Eden Care Medical — Eden Care Medical is a mobile application that provides medical and health insurance as well as financial services.
Blockchain Founders Fund VC Fund · Singapore, Central Region, Singapore · 39 investments in the past 12 months
We Focus Exclusively On Adding Value To Blockchain & Emerging Technology Projects With Real World Applications.
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Investment focus
  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Financial Services
  • Seed, Pre-Seed, Funding Round
  • United States, United Kingdom, Singapore
Portfolio highlights
  • NodeOps — Simplifying the Life for Node Operators and Developers Value Capture Engine for Node Operators
  • E Money Network — E Money Network is a modular Real-World Asset (RWA) blockchain technology designed with compliance at its core.
  • Aperture Finance — Cross-chain Investment Made Easy
U.S. International Development Finance Corp VC Fund · Washington, District of Columbia, United States · 23 investments in the past 12 months
U.S. International Development Finance Corp is America’s development bank.
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Investment focus
  • Financial Services, Finance, FinTech
  • Debt Financing, Post-IPO Debt, Funding Round
  • India, United States, Kenya
Portfolio highlights
  • Stone Pagamentos SA — Stone Pagamentos is a THE platform for your online shop to accept debit, credit cards and payment slips. Have access to tools to increase you conversion, simple integration.
  • Indorama Fertilizers — Indorama Fertilizers operates a world-class, 1.4 million metric tonnes per annum urea manufacturing facility based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The plant has been developed to global environmental, social and construction standards. It plays a key role in supporting the agricultural sector in Nigeria by providing a reliable supply of fertilizers forlocal farmers, thereby enabling import substitution and supporting the diversification needs of the Nigerian economy. Indorama Fertilizers is also advantageously located to serve neighboring West African countries and key Western hemisphere markets, including North America, South America and Europe
  • Emerging Markets Global Advisory — Emerging Markets Global Advisory offers advisory services to financial institutions, institutional investors and large-cap and middle-market corporates.
VestedWorld VC Fund · Chicago, Illinois, United States · 5 investments in the past 12 months
VestedWorld is an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in emerging markets companies that have the potential to generate competitive financial returns while contributing towards the growth and development of the markets in which they are located. The firm supports these businesses through the infusion of capital, active involvement incorporate governance, and by providing direct strategic and operational assistance.
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Investment focus
  • Agriculture, E-Commerce, Financial Services
  • Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
Portfolio highlights
  • EMTECH — For Modern Central Banking
  • Terragon Group — Terragon is a leading Data and Marketing Technology company that uses data and analytics to help companies focused in Africa, intelligently connect at scale to their customers. We use an aggregation of online and offline data, and predictive scoring to help brands, marketing agencies and platforms accurately target people across channels anddevices. Headquartered in Lagos; Nigeria, we also have a presence in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and India.
  • Complete Farmer — We are providing cutting-edge technological farming protocols and innovations with a unique business model and logistics that are revolutionizing...
Fejiro Hanu Agbodje Angel · San Francisco, California, United States
Hanu is the Founder/CEO of Patricia, a User-experience expert with a deep understanding of user-centered designs (USD) and strong skills for conducting user research and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. He is a graduate of mathematics and statistics
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Investment focus
  • Education, Blockchain, Communities
  • Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Rwanda, United States
Portfolio highlights
  • Rooomxix
  • AltSchool Africa — Let's invest in your Future. Learn highly sought after tech skills without hassle. A program designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge required to boldly launch your tech career.
  • Afropolitan — Afropolitan is building a Network State to unleash the maximum potential of Africans around the world. Are you interested? Join us with your email.
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