Hospitality Startups in Africa

Step into the thriving world of Hospitality 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 Hospitality.

Cummulative Funding

$218M+

Total # of Companies

22

Total Deal Count

30

Total M&A Count

2

Total # of Investors

37

List of Hospitality startups in Africa

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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Juhayna Food Industries is a leading Egypt-based manufacturer of milk, yoghurt, juice and juice concentrate.

Debt Financing

$ 73,000,000

1983

2.

ONOMO Hotels is a hotel group targeting African business travellers.

Venture

$ 52,362,720

2008

3.

Mo'men Group operates Egypt's largest independent chain of quick service restaurants under its household brand name.

Private Equity

$ 48,500,000

1988

4.

Azalaï Hotels Group is a hotel chain platform.

Venture

$ 31,852,782

1994

5.

Gidanka is on a mission to change the face and experience of hospitality across African cityscapes.

Pre-seed

$ 5,000,000

2019

6.

Tented Adventures owns and operates award winning authentic tented camps on the most popular tourism routes throughout Southern Africa.

Seed

$ 1,590,500

2016

7.

SmartHotel is Nigerian startup that develops software for the hospitality industry.

Seed

$ 1,520,000

2019

8.

Hotels.ng is an online travel agency specialising in hotel bookings within Nigeria.

Seed

$ 1,450,000

2012

9.

Eden Life is a tech-enabled service that puts your home's chores on autopilot.

Seed

$ 1,410,000

2019

10.

HotelOnline is the #1 revenue partner for the hospitality sector in Africa

Corporate

$ 520,000

2014

11.

SleepOut.com connects travellers looking for a cool place to stay with hosts and their empty beds.

Seed

$ 200,000

2012

12.

AXON is a healthcare provider with affordable costs by emerging the high-end technology with the healthcare industry.

Pre-seed

$ 60,000

2018

13.

CuroTrip is an Egyptian medical service providing startup which specializes in medical tourism facilitation and services.

Pre-seed

$ 60,000

2017

14.

BIRD NEST is an Egyptian Co-Living Startup that provides a holistic living experience that drives personal & professional development.

Angel

$ 50,000

2020

15.

iKooK is a platform where you can book a private chef to cook for you at home or at any of your events.

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2020

16.

TripGuide gathers the best trip offers, tours and activities from the recognized travel agencies and suppliers

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2019

17.

Visit Ventures is a company based in the UK, We are building Egypt's first tourism/travel marketplace and social app.

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2019

18.

Bongalo is a Rwandan digital marketplace for African travel accommodation.

Non-equity Assistance

Undisclosed

2017

19.

Halla Travel is an Egyptian hospitality startup which provides easy booking of trips through mobile app

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2019

20.

Triptab is a B2B2C company with a mission to transform the travel experience for customers in the MENA region.

Undisclosed

Undisclosed

2015

Juhayna

Founded

1983

Overview

Juhayna Food Industries is a leading Egypt-based manufacturer of milk, yoghurt, juice and juice concentrate.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$ 73,000,000

Employee

1001-5000

Founded

2008

Overview

ONOMO Hotels is a hotel group targeting African business travellers.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 52,362,720

Employee

501-1000

Founded

1988

Overview

Mo'men Group operates Egypt's largest independent chain of quick service restaurants under its household brand name.

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$ 48,500,000

Employee

5001-10000

Founded

1994

Overview

Azalaï Hotels Group is a hotel chain platform.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$ 31,852,782

Employee

501-1000

Gidanka

Founded

2019

Overview

Gidanka is on a mission to change the face and experience of hospitality across African cityscapes.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 5,000,000

Employee

2-10

Founded

2016

Overview

Tented Adventures owns and operates award winning authentic tented camps on the most popular tourism routes throughout Southern Africa.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,590,500

Employee

11-50

Founded

2019

Overview

SmartHotel is Nigerian startup that develops software for the hospitality industry.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,520,000

Employee

11-50

Hotels.ng

Founded

2012

Overview

Hotels.ng is an online travel agency specialising in hotel bookings within Nigeria.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,450,000

Employee

11-50

Eden Life

Founded

2019

Overview

Eden Life is a tech-enabled service that puts your home's chores on autopilot.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 1,410,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2014

Overview

HotelOnline is the #1 revenue partner for the hospitality sector in Africa

Last round

Corporate

Total raised

$ 520,000

Employee

11-50

Founded

2012

Overview

SleepOut.com connects travellers looking for a cool place to stay with hosts and their empty beds.

Last round

Seed

Total raised

$ 200,000

Employee

11-50

AXON

Founded

2018

Overview

AXON is a healthcare provider with affordable costs by emerging the high-end technology with the healthcare industry.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 60,000

Employee

11-50

CuroTrip

Founded

2017

Overview

CuroTrip is an Egyptian medical service providing startup which specializes in medical tourism facilitation and services.

Last round

Pre-seed

Total raised

$ 60,000

Employee

2-10

BIRD NEST

Founded

2020

Overview

BIRD NEST is an Egyptian Co-Living Startup that provides a holistic living experience that drives personal & professional development.

Last round

Angel

Total raised

$ 50,000

Employee

2-10

iKooK

Founded

2020

Overview

iKooK is a platform where you can book a private chef to cook for you at home or at any of your events.

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

TripGuide

Founded

2019

Overview

TripGuide gathers the best trip offers, tours and activities from the recognized travel agencies and suppliers

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

Founded

2019

Overview

Visit Ventures is a company based in the UK, We are building Egypt's first tourism/travel marketplace and social app.

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

Bongalo

Founded

2017

Overview

Bongalo is a Rwandan digital marketplace for African travel accommodation.

Last round

Non-equity Assistance

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

Founded

2019

Overview

Halla Travel is an Egyptian hospitality startup which provides easy booking of trips through mobile app

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

11-50

Triptab

Founded

2015

Overview

Triptab is a B2B2C company with a mission to transform the travel experience for customers in the MENA region.

Last round

Undisclosed

Total raised

$ 0

Employee

2-10

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