Cyber Security Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security.

Cummulative Funding

$12.2M+

Total # of Companies

8

Total Deal Count

15

Total M&A Count

1

Total # of Investors

22

List of Cyber Security startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Sendmarc is a South African startup that offers email protection from phishing attacks.

Series A

$ 7,000,000

2018

2.

Magalix is an Egyptian cloud security development startup.

Venture

$ 3,200,000

2017

3.

Cypherleak is an automated Cyber risk monitoring and risk scoring platform used by over 1000 corporate customers worldwide

Seed

$ 750,000

2022

4.

Buguard is a multinational cybersecurity firm offering various services to including penetration testing, GRC services

Seed

$ 500,000

2020

5.

CyberTalents is a platform that ranks cyber security talents by running CTF Competitions in order to get hired by recruiters.

Seed

Undisclosed

2017

6.

Entersekt is a single authentication hub allowing consumers to transact securely and easily on any digital channel, from any device.

Private Equity

Undisclosed

2008

Sendmarc

Founded

2018

Overview

Sendmarc is a South African startup that offers email protection from phishing attacks.

Last round

Series A

Total raised

$ 7,000,000

Employee

2-10

Magalix

Founded

2017

Overview

Magalix is an Egyptian cloud security development startup.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 3,200,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2022

Overview

Cypherleak is an automated Cyber risk monitoring and risk scoring platform used by over 1000 corporate customers worldwide

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 750,000

Employee

2-10

Buguard

Founded

2020

Overview

Buguard is a multinational cybersecurity firm offering various services to including penetration testing, GRC services

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 500,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2017

Overview

CyberTalents is a platform that ranks cyber security talents by running CTF Competitions in order to get hired by recruiters.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

Entersekt

Founded

2008

Overview

Entersekt is a single authentication hub allowing consumers to transact securely and easily on any digital channel, from any device.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

51-200

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