Big Data Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Big Data 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 Big Data.

Cummulative Funding

$867.2M+

Total # of Companies

57

Total Deal Count

169

Total M&A Count

1

Total # of Investors

322

List of Big Data startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Tala is a financial technology company on a mission to build a financial system that works for everyone.

Series E

$ 349,439,700

2011

2.

JUMO is a technology platform, developed for building and running financial services.

Venture

$ 266,700,000

2014

3.

Gro Intelligence is an AI-powered insights company that provides decision-making analytics to the agriculture economies and their participants.

Series B

$ 118,810,000

2014

4.

WhereIsMyTransport is a big data platform for sustainable mobility in emerging markets; empowering people everywhere to get where they want to go.

Series A

$ 28,000,000

2015

5.

Pngme is a US-based African-focused financial data infrastructure and machine learning-as-a-service platform.

Series A

$ 18,500,000

2018

6.

CredoLab is a FinTech platform that develops bank-grade digital scorecards built on mobile device data.

Series A

$ 10,050,000

2016

7.

Asoko Insight is Africa’s leading corporate data platform aiding investors discover target companies in Africa.

Series A

$ 8,000,000

2014

8.

Rwazi is a market intelligence platform that provides multinational consumer goods companies with actionable data from developing markets.

Seed

$ 7,800,000

2021

9.

Sote is a Nairobi-based African supply-chain-start-up which offers licensed tech-enabled customs clearing and forwarding service.

Seed

$ 7,755,000

2018

10.

IoT.nxt’s unique technology stack bridges the gap between all protocols in the industrial ecosystem, creating a single integration/translation point.

Venture

$ 5,854,650

2015

11.

CrowdForce is an all inclusive crowdsourcing platform for emerging markets.

Debt Financing

$ 5,180,000

2018

12.

Hello Tractor is a diversified ag-tech company focused on improving food and income security throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Grant

$ 5,025,000

2014

13.

OZÉ is a Ghanian startup that equips small business owners in Africa to make data-driven decisions and improve their performance.

Seed

$ 4,265,000

2018

14.

SHYFT Power Solutions is a Nigerian IoT and data-driven software firm for distributed energy resource performance and operational efficiency.

Seed

$ 4,200,000

2016

15.

ImaliPay is a digital financial platform offering tailored financial products that promote the inclusion of gig economy platforms across Africa.

Seed

$ 3,000,000

2020

16.

Kuunda is a FinTech incubator and advisory company that provides financial services for developing economies.

Seed

$ 2,250,000

2018

17.

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

Pre-seed

$ 2,000,000

2023

18.

eSpace is an IT services company that develops tailored enterprise solutions.

Grant

$ 2,000,000

2000

19.

AfyaRekod is a digital health data platform that allows health facilities to capture, store, have real-time access of the patients health data.

Seed

$ 2,000,000

2020

20.

Biware is a young and dynamic consulting and system integration company specialized in Data Management & Modern Analytics.

Seed

$ 1,200,000

2011

Tala

Founded

2011

Overview

Tala is a financial technology company on a mission to build a financial system that works for everyone.

Last round

Series E

Total raised

$ 349,439,700

Employee

501-1,000

JUMO

Founded

2014

Overview

JUMO is a technology platform, developed for building and running financial services.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 266,700,000

Employee

201-500

Founded

2014

Overview

Gro Intelligence is an AI-powered insights company that provides decision-making analytics to the agriculture economies and their participants.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$ 118,810,000

Employee

51-200

Founded

2015

Overview

WhereIsMyTransport is a big data platform for sustainable mobility in emerging markets; empowering people everywhere to get where they want to go.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 28,000,000

Employee

11-50

Pngme

Founded

2018

Overview

Pngme is a US-based African-focused financial data infrastructure and machine learning-as-a-service platform.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 18,500,000

Employee

11-50

CredoLab

Founded

2016

Overview

CredoLab is a FinTech platform that develops bank-grade digital scorecards built on mobile device data.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 10,050,000

Employee

11–50

Founded

2014

Overview

Asoko Insight is Africa’s leading corporate data platform aiding investors discover target companies in Africa.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 8,000,000

Employee

51-200

Rwazi

Founded

2021

Overview

Rwazi is a market intelligence platform that provides multinational consumer goods companies with actionable data from developing markets.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 7,800,000

Employee

11-50

Sote

Founded

2018

Overview

Sote is a Nairobi-based African supply-chain-start-up which offers licensed tech-enabled customs clearing and forwarding service.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 7,755,000

Employee

11-50

IoT.nxt

Founded

2015

Overview

IoT.nxt’s unique technology stack bridges the gap between all protocols in the industrial ecosystem, creating a single integration/translation point.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 5,854,650

Employee

11-50

Founded

2018

Overview

CrowdForce is an all inclusive crowdsourcing platform for emerging markets.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$ 5,180,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2014

Overview

Hello Tractor is a diversified ag-tech company focused on improving food and income security throughout sub-Saharan Africa.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 5,025,000

Employee

11-50

OZÉ

Founded

2018

Overview

OZÉ is a Ghanian startup that equips small business owners in Africa to make data-driven decisions and improve their performance.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 4,265,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2016

Overview

SHYFT Power Solutions is a Nigerian IoT and data-driven software firm for distributed energy resource performance and operational efficiency.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 4,200,000

Employee

2-10

ImaliPay

Founded

2020

Overview

ImaliPay is a digital financial platform offering tailored financial products that promote the inclusion of gig economy platforms across Africa.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 3,000,000

Employee

2-10

Kuunda

Founded

2018

Overview

Kuunda is a FinTech incubator and advisory company that provides financial services for developing economies.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 2,250,000

Employee

2-10

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

eSpace

Founded

2000

Overview

eSpace is an IT services company that develops tailored enterprise solutions.

Last round

Grant

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

51-100

Founded

2020

Overview

AfyaRekod is a digital health data platform that allows health facilities to capture, store, have real-time access of the patients health data.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

11-50

Biware

Founded

2011

Overview

Biware is a young and dynamic consulting and system integration company specialized in Data Management & Modern Analytics.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,200,000

Employee

11-50

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