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Cummulative Funding

$533.3M+

Total # of Companies

57

Total Deal Count

103

Total M&A Count

1

Total # of Investors

145

List of Blockchain startups in africa

StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

H2O Securities

South Africa

H2O Securities is Solving Water Scarcity Through Blockchain Finance

Initial Coin Offering

$150,000,000.00

2021

2.

VALR

South Africa

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

Series B

$54,900,000.00

2018

3.

Jambo

Congo

Jambo is a Congo-based firm that is creating Africa’s web3 user acquisition gateway.

Series A

$37,500,000.00

2021

4.

Scorefam

Nigeria

Scorefam is a Play to Earn & NFT- based Sports Gaming Platform powered by $SFT

Initial Coin Offering

$25,000,000.00

2020

5.

OneWattSolar

Nigeria

OneWattSolar is a Nigerian FinTech startup that delivers Tokenized Digital 24/7 Electricity.

Funding Round

$24,400,000.00

2017

6.

Mara

Kenya

Mara is a pan-African crypto exchange platform that wants to “increase the number of Africans who can participate in the crypto economy.”

Seed

$23,000,000.00

2021

7.

Pyypl

Kenya

Pyypl is a blockchain technology-based fintech providing digital payments and financial services for smartphone users.

Series A

$11,000,000.00

2017

8.

The Sun Exchange

South Africa

The Sun Exchange is a blockchain based solar panel micro-leasing marketplace that enables anyone anywhere to own and earn from solar panels.

Convertible Note

$10,490,000.00

2015

9.

Nestcoin

Nigeria

Nestcoin builds, operates and invests in crypto-native products for everyday people in frontier markets.

Pre-seed

$6,500,000.00

2021

10.

Fonbnk

Nigeria

Fonbnk is a new distributed finance company enabling a frictionless, financial onramp for emerging markets.

Seed

$5,120,000.00

2019

11.

NFTfi

South Africa

NFTfi is a simple marketplace for NFT collateralized loans.

Seed

$5,000,000.00

2017

12.

Canza Finance

Nigeria

Canza Finance is providing access to financial services to the financially underserved masses in Africa

Seed

$3,480,000.00

2019

13.

Metaverse Magna (MVM)

Nigeria

Metaverse Magna is an Africa-focused blockchain gaming platform

Seed

$3,200,000.00

2021

14.

Skrmiish

South Africa

Skrmiish is a Cape Town-based mobile “play-to-earn” app that enables gamers of every level to earn cash across the AAA+ games they love.

Seed

$2,500,000.00

2018

15.

iXperience

South Africa

iXperience is a Cape Town-based edtech company that provides students with industry-focused skills.

Series A

$2,500,000.00

2013

16.

Bitmama

Nigeria

Bitmama is a Nigerian crypto trading platform that allows faster, eaiser and cheaper exchange of cryptocurrencies in Africa.

Pre-seed

$2,451,000.00

2016

17.

Afropolitan

Nigeria

Afropolitan is creating a Digital Nation to enable all Africans to build abundant lives.

Pre-seed

$2,100,000.00

2022

18.

Ejara

Cameroon

Ejara is a platform allowing French-speaking Africa to access various affordable investment offers: fractional shares, crypto and more.

Seed

$2,000,000.00

2020

19.

MOBU

South Africa

MOBU is a next generation user-friendly smart contract and all-in-one platform for real businesses (security tokens).

Seed

$1,300,000.00

2018

20.

Gron Digital

South Africa

Gron Digital is a secure, transparent, auditable and fair Gaming Platform on the Blockchain.

Initial Coin Offering

$1,200,000.00

2017

H2O Securities

Founded

2021

Overview

H2O Securities is Solving Water Scarcity Through Blockchain Finance

Last round

Initial Coin Offering

Total raised

$150,000,000.00

Employee

11-50

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

$54,900,000.00

Employee

2-10

Jambo

Founded

2021

Overview

Jambo is a Congo-based firm that is creating Africa’s web3 user acquisition gateway.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$37,500,000.00

Employee

2-10

Scorefam

Founded

2020

Overview

Scorefam is a Play to Earn & NFT- based Sports Gaming Platform powered by $SFT

Last round

Initial Coin Offering

Total raised

$25,000,000.00

Employee

11-50

OneWattSolar

Founded

2017

Overview

OneWattSolar is a Nigerian FinTech startup that delivers Tokenized Digital 24/7 Electricity.

Last round

Funding Round

Total raised

$24,400,000.00

Employee

501-1,000

Mara

Founded

2021

Overview

Mara is a pan-African crypto exchange platform that wants to “increase the number of Africans who can participate in the crypto economy.”

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$23,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

Pyypl

Founded

2017

Overview

Pyypl is a blockchain technology-based fintech providing digital payments and financial services for smartphone users.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$11,000,000.00

Employee

51-200

The Sun Exchange

Founded

2015

Overview

The Sun Exchange is a blockchain based solar panel micro-leasing marketplace that enables anyone anywhere to own and earn from solar panels.

Last round

Convertible Note

Total raised

$10,490,000.00

Employee

2-10

Nestcoin

Founded

2021

Overview

Nestcoin builds, operates and invests in crypto-native products for everyday people in frontier markets.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$6,500,000.00

Employee

11-50

Fonbnk

Founded

2019

Overview

Fonbnk is a new distributed finance company enabling a frictionless, financial onramp for emerging markets.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$5,120,000.00

Employee

2-10

NFTfi

Founded

2017

Overview

NFTfi is a simple marketplace for NFT collateralized loans.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$5,000,000.00

Employee

2-10

Canza Finance

Founded

2019

Overview

Canza Finance is providing access to financial services to the financially underserved masses in Africa

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$3,480,000.00

Employee

11-50

Metaverse Magna (MVM)

Founded

2021

Overview

Metaverse Magna is an Africa-focused blockchain gaming platform

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$3,200,000.00

Employee

11-50

Skrmiish

Founded

2018

Overview

Skrmiish is a Cape Town-based mobile “play-to-earn” app that enables gamers of every level to earn cash across the AAA+ games they love.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$2,500,000.00

Employee

11-50

iXperience

Founded

2013

Overview

iXperience is a Cape Town-based edtech company that provides students with industry-focused skills.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$2,500,000.00

Employee

11-50

Bitmama

Founded

2016

Overview

Bitmama is a Nigerian crypto trading platform that allows faster, eaiser and cheaper exchange of cryptocurrencies in Africa.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$2,451,000.00

Employee

11-50

Afropolitan

Founded

2022

Overview

Afropolitan is creating a Digital Nation to enable all Africans to build abundant lives.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$2,100,000.00

Employee

2-10

Ejara

Founded

2020

Overview

Ejara is a platform allowing French-speaking Africa to access various affordable investment offers: fractional shares, crypto and more.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$2,000,000.00

Employee

2-10

MOBU

Founded

2018

Overview

MOBU is a next generation user-friendly smart contract and all-in-one platform for real businesses (security tokens).

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$1,300,000.00

Employee

2-10

Gron Digital

Founded

2017

Overview

Gron Digital is a secure, transparent, auditable and fair Gaming Platform on the Blockchain.

Last round

Initial Coin Offering

Total raised

$1,200,000.00

Employee

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