AI Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of AI 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 AI.

Cummulative Funding

$81.6M+

Total # of Companies

51

Total Deal Count

94

Total M&A Count

3

Total # of Investors

150

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Tribal Credit powers startup growth in emerging markets by providing corporate cards and financial solutions

Series A

$ 43,440,000

2016

2.

Sky.Garden is a Kenyan mobile SaaS eCommerce Platform for African retailers.

Series A

$ 7,212,030

2015

3.

DXwand is an AI venture founded by technology & AI experts that are passionate about building intelligent conversational AI

Series A

$ 6,880,000

2018

4.

Convertedin is an automation ads platform for eCommerce and online sellers

Seed

$ 3,000,000

2018

5.

Roboost is an Egyptian Logistics startup that uses AI to automate and optimize the home delivery operations for businesses.

Seed

$ 3,000,000

2020

6.

Save Your Wardrobe is a FashionTech startup using AI to make Fashion more digital and sustainable

Seed

$ 3,000,000

2017

7.

Ubenwa Health is a MedTech startup building the future of automated sound-based medical diagnostics

Pre-seed

$ 2,500,000

2017

8.

VoxCroft delivers automated intelligence applications and the highest-quality data for the national security and risk management industries.

Series A

$ 2,000,000

2018

9.

eBanqo is an omnichannel customer engagement platform that helps businesses to automate customer support.

Seed

$ 1,850,000

2019

10.

Wattnow help compagnies gain actionable insights on their overall energy usage.

Seed

$ 1,500,000

2018

11.

MyCover.ai is democratizing access to insurance in Africa with open insurance API.

Pre-seed

$ 1,300,000

2021

12.

DataPathology is a Moroccan medtech startup that provides remote pathology consultation.

Seed

$ 1,223,000

2020

13.

Elloe helps small businesses build strong customer relationships through the world's most popular messaging apps.

Pre-seed

$ 1,000,000

2021

14.

Talents Arena is re-inventing Technical hiring; having a network of Tech-Gurus in the field of Software Development & Architecture.

Pre-seed

$ 810,000

2017

15.

Synnefa is an Agtech company making complex farming feel simple by providing climate-smart technologies to farmers in Africa

Grant

$ 690,000

2014

16.

ClusterLab is a Tunisia-born frontrunner in developing artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) technologies.

Pre-seed

$ 600,000

2020

17.

AIM Technologies is an artificial intelligence company creating solutions to better understand and act upon customer conversations and feedback.

Seed

$ 400,000

2018

18.

Deepecho is a healthtech and AI company developed by AI scientists and physicians, aiming to assist in medical diagnosis

Non-equity Assistance

$ 300,000

2020

19.

DilenyTech is an Egyptian startup that develops AI and medical imaging solutions to improve the quality of healthcare.

Grant

$ 255,000

2016

20.

Visual and AI Solutions (VAIS) is a deep-tech company that develops innovative and proprietary geospatial analytics.

Pre-seed

$ 200,000

2020

Founded

2016

Overview

Tribal Credit powers startup growth in emerging markets by providing corporate cards and financial solutions

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 43,440,000

Employee

51-200

Founded

2015

Overview

Sky.Garden is a Kenyan mobile SaaS eCommerce Platform for African retailers.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 7,212,030

Employee

11-50

DXwand

Founded

2018

Overview

DXwand is an AI venture founded by technology & AI experts that are passionate about building intelligent conversational AI

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 6,880,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2018

Overview

Convertedin is an automation ads platform for eCommerce and online sellers

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 3,000,000

Employee

11-50

Roboost

Founded

2020

Overview

Roboost is an Egyptian Logistics startup that uses AI to automate and optimize the home delivery operations for businesses.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 3,000,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2017

Overview

Save Your Wardrobe is a FashionTech startup using AI to make Fashion more digital and sustainable

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 3,000,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2017

Overview

Ubenwa Health is a MedTech startup building the future of automated sound-based medical diagnostics

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 2,500,000

Employee

2-10

VoxCroft

Founded

2018

Overview

VoxCroft delivers automated intelligence applications and the highest-quality data for the national security and risk management industries.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

11-50

eBanqo

Founded

2019

Overview

eBanqo is an omnichannel customer engagement platform that helps businesses to automate customer support.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,850,000

Employee

11-50

Wattnow

Founded

2018

Overview

Wattnow help compagnies gain actionable insights on their overall energy usage.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,500,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2021

Overview

MyCover.ai is democratizing access to insurance in Africa with open insurance API.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 1,300,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2020

Overview

DataPathology is a Moroccan medtech startup that provides remote pathology consultation.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,223,000

Employee

2-10

Elloe

Founded

2021

Overview

Elloe helps small businesses build strong customer relationships through the world's most popular messaging apps.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 1,000,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2017

Overview

Talents Arena is re-inventing Technical hiring; having a network of Tech-Gurus in the field of Software Development & Architecture.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 810,000

Employee

11-50

Synnefa

Founded

2014

Overview

Synnefa is an Agtech company making complex farming feel simple by providing climate-smart technologies to farmers in Africa

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 690,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2020

Overview

ClusterLab is a Tunisia-born frontrunner in developing artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) technologies.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 600,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2018

Overview

AIM Technologies is an artificial intelligence company creating solutions to better understand and act upon customer conversations and feedback.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 400,000

Employee

11-50

Deepecho

Founded

2020

Overview

Deepecho is a healthtech and AI company developed by AI scientists and physicians, aiming to assist in medical diagnosis

Last round

Non-equity Assistance

Total raised

$ 300,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2016

Overview

DilenyTech is an Egyptian startup that develops AI and medical imaging solutions to improve the quality of healthcare.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 255,000

Employee

11-50

VAIS

Founded

2020

Overview

Visual and AI Solutions (VAIS) is a deep-tech company that develops innovative and proprietary geospatial analytics.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 200,000

Employee

11-50

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