Artificial Intelligence Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Artificial Intelligence 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 Artificial Intelligence.

Cummulative Funding

$89.3M+

Total # of Companies

6

Total Deal Count

10

Total M&A Count

1

Total # of Investors

28

List of Artificial Intelligence startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Sama provides high-quality training data that powers AI technology.

Series B

$ 84,800,000

2008

2.

Amini is a Kenyan startup that uses artificial intelligence and satellite technology to bridge Africa's environmental data.

Pre-seed

$ 2,000,000

2023

3.

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

Seed

$ 1,500,000

2019

4.

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

Pre-seed

$ 1,000,000

2021

5.

PesaKit is a Kenyan Last Mile Agent network platform enabling digital and human interactions to accelerate digital commerce and financial inclusion.

Funding Round

$ 80,000

2018

6.

KOSA AI is a Kenyan Startup that enables organisations to build or deploy more inclusive technologies.

Pre-seed

Undisclosed

2020

Sama

Founded

2008

Overview

Sama provides high-quality training data that powers AI technology.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$ 84,800,000

Employee

51-200

Amini

Founded

2023

Overview

Amini is a Kenyan startup that uses artificial intelligence and satellite technology to bridge Africa's environmental data.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

2-10

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

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

PesaKit

Founded

2018

Overview

PesaKit is a Kenyan Last Mile Agent network platform enabling digital and human interactions to accelerate digital commerce and financial inclusion.

Last round

Funding Round

Total raised

$ 80,000

Employee

2-10

KOSA AI

Founded

2020

Overview

KOSA AI is a Kenyan Startup that enables organisations to build or deploy more inclusive technologies.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

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