Bitcoin Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Bitcoin 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 Bitcoin.

Cummulative Funding

$60M+

Total # of Companies

7

Total Deal Count

17

Total M&A Count

0

Total # of Investors

30

List of Bitcoin startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

VALR bridges the gap between our traditional financial system and the new world of cryptocurrencies.

Series B

$ 54,900,000

2018

2.

Centbee is the easiest way to store, spend and send Bitcoin SV safely on your mobile phone

Seed

$ 2,237,210

2017

3.

Gridless deploys distributed, run-of-river hydroelectric bitcoin mining to accelerate the electrification of rural Africa and decentralize.

Seed

$ 2,000,000

2022

4.

Custos uses patented blockchain incentives to stop media piracy. Over 120 000 movies protected to date.

Seed

$ 715,000

2014

5.

Vesicash is an instant digital escrow service built on a proprietary payment technology that ensures you transact safely at all times.

Seed

$ 100,000

2018

6.

Levidge is a high-performance crypto collateral trading platform that trades Bitcoin, alt-coins, and assets.

Seed

$ 100,000

2019

7.

Mozacoin is a Cameroonian online and offline platform that allows consumers, and traders to access payments services with cryptocurrency

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2020

VALR

Founded

2018

Overview

VALR bridges the gap between our traditional financial system and the new world of cryptocurrencies.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$ 54,900,000

Employee

2-10

Centbee

Founded

2017

Overview

Centbee is the easiest way to store, spend and send Bitcoin SV safely on your mobile phone

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 2,237,210

Employee

1-10

Gridless

Founded

2022

Overview

Gridless deploys distributed, run-of-river hydroelectric bitcoin mining to accelerate the electrification of rural Africa and decentralize.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 2,000,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2014

Overview

Custos uses patented blockchain incentives to stop media piracy. Over 120 000 movies protected to date.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 715,000

Employee

11-50

Vesicash

Founded

2018

Overview

Vesicash is an instant digital escrow service built on a proprietary payment technology that ensures you transact safely at all times.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 100,000

Employee

1-10

Levidge

Founded

2019

Overview

Levidge is a high-performance crypto collateral trading platform that trades Bitcoin, alt-coins, and assets.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 100,000

Employee

2-10

Mozacoin

Founded

2020

Overview

Mozacoin is a Cameroonian online and offline platform that allows consumers, and traders to access payments services with cryptocurrency

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

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