Advertising Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Advertising startups in Africa, where innovators are rewriting the rules and redefining what's possible. Our carefully curated list is your passport to explore the trailblazers who are shaping this dynamic sector. Discover their bold solutions, game-changing products, and out-of-the-box thinking as they forge new paths in Advertising.

Cummulative Funding

$188.3M+

Total # of Companies

43

Total Deal Count

64

Total M&A Count

5

Total # of Investors

63

List of Advertising startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

One Africa Media owns, operates and invests in a portfolio of online marketplaces in the employment, auto, property and travel sectors

Venture

$ 52,000,000

2012

2.

ArabyAds is the largest advertising and marketing intelligence platform. Fuel Your Business Performance.

Series B

$ 36,500,000

2014

3.

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Series C

$ 21,000,000

2014

4.

Omnibiz is a B2B e-commerce platform that connects fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) manufacturers to retailers.

Seed

$ 18,000,000

2019

5.

Adzily is a digital advertising platform that mix between traditional advertising and digital advertising.

Venture

$ 12,200,000

2018

6.

Mdundo is a music service providing Africa with easy and affordable access to music.

Equity Crowdfunding

$ 7,100,000

2012

7.

Alsoug.com is a Sudanese startup that is launching a new fintech platform to support financial inclusion

Seed

$ 5,000,000

2016

8.

dKilo is an Egyptian technology company in the AdTech space.

Debt Financing

$ 3,863,000

2020

9.

NMPi (formerly Clicks2Customers) is an award-winning digital agency helping ambitious brands to maximise their potential online.

Series A

$ 3,700,000

2003

10.

AIfluence is a Kenyan Artificial Intelligence-driven influencer marketing platform.

Seed

$ 1,500,000

2019

11.

Mimiboard is a virtual noticeboard that enables the audience to add notes from Facebook, Mxit, and other communication channels

Series A

$ 1,000,000

2011

12.

S&T Media Ltd is a Young and Dynamic company specializing in out of home advertising.

Seed

$ 1,000,000

2014

13.

evly is a social engagement platform that offers marketing solutions for its users to grow, monetize, and further engage with customers.

Seed

$ 1,000,000

2010

14.

Adbot provides automated campaign management, powered by cutting-edge machine learning technologies

Funding Round

$ 500,000

2019

15.

Soukaffaires is a service that allows its users to post ads for free.

Seed

$ 400,000

2010

16.

An award-winning startup specializing in interactive displays, giving inanimate designs the capacity to feel and react, through RGKit.

Seed

$ 400,000

2003

17.

WaffarX is Egypt’s first Cash Back provider connecting consumers with ongoing savings via current offers from our growing network of advertiser partners.

Seed

$ 387,000

2018

18.

Online audio platform providing podcasting, live-streaming & audio advertising & other value-added audio services to content providers

Seed

$ 380,448

2008

19.

Findit is the best place to find any business, service or product in Kenya.

Seed

$ 200,000

2018

20.

Streamio is an online music streaming service enabling individuals to listen to personalized music playlists on the go.

Seed

$ 200,000

2010

Founded

2012

Overview

One Africa Media owns, operates and invests in a portfolio of online marketplaces in the employment, auto, property and travel sectors

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 52,000,000

Employee

51-100

ArabyAds

Founded

2014

Overview

ArabyAds is the largest advertising and marketing intelligence platform. Fuel Your Business Performance.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$ 36,500,000

Employee

51-200

Jiji

Founded

2014

Overview

Jiji is an online marketplace that enables buyers and sellers to meet and exchange goods and services.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$ 21,000,000

Employee

501-1000

Omnibiz

Founded

2019

Overview

Omnibiz is a B2B e-commerce platform that connects fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) manufacturers to retailers.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 18,000,000

Employee

51-200

Adzily

Founded

2018

Overview

Adzily is a digital advertising platform that mix between traditional advertising and digital advertising.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 12,200,000

Employee

11-50

Mdundo

Founded

2012

Overview

Mdundo is a music service providing Africa with easy and affordable access to music.

Last round

Equity Crowdfunding

Total raised

$ 7,100,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2016

Overview

Alsoug.com is a Sudanese startup that is launching a new fintech platform to support financial inclusion

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 5,000,000

Employee

11-50

dKilo

Founded

2020

Overview

dKilo is an Egyptian technology company in the AdTech space.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$ 3,863,000

Employee

2-10

NMPi

Founded

2003

Overview

NMPi (formerly Clicks2Customers) is an award-winning digital agency helping ambitious brands to maximise their potential online.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 3,700,000

Employee

51-100

AIfluence

Founded

2019

Overview

AIfluence is a Kenyan Artificial Intelligence-driven influencer marketing platform.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,500,000

Employee

11-50

Mimiboard

Founded

2011

Overview

Mimiboard is a virtual noticeboard that enables the audience to add notes from Facebook, Mxit, and other communication channels

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 1,000,000

Employee

1-10

S&T Media

Founded

2014

Overview

S&T Media Ltd is a Young and Dynamic company specializing in out of home advertising.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,000,000

Employee

evly

Founded

2010

Overview

evly is a social engagement platform that offers marketing solutions for its users to grow, monetize, and further engage with customers.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,000,000

Employee

501-1000

Adbot

Founded

2019

Overview

Adbot provides automated campaign management, powered by cutting-edge machine learning technologies

Last round

Funding Round

Total raised

$ 500,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2010

Overview

Soukaffaires is a service that allows its users to post ads for free.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 400,000

Employee

1-10

Founded

2003

Overview

An award-winning startup specializing in interactive displays, giving inanimate designs the capacity to feel and react, through RGKit.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 400,000

Employee

2-10

WAFFARX

Founded

2018

Overview

WaffarX is Egypt’s first Cash Back provider connecting consumers with ongoing savings via current offers from our growing network of advertiser partners.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 387,000

Employee

11-50

iono.fm

Founded

2008

Overview

Online audio platform providing podcasting, live-streaming & audio advertising & other value-added audio services to content providers

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 380,448

Employee

11-50

Findit.ke

Founded

2018

Overview

Findit is the best place to find any business, service or product in Kenya.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 200,000

Employee

2-10

Streemio

Founded

2010

Overview

Streamio is an online music streaming service enabling individuals to listen to personalized music playlists on the go.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 200,000

Employee

1-10

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