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StartupOverviewLast roundTotal raisedFounded
1.

Aspen Pharmacare

South Africa

Aspen Pharmacare is a global supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

Post-IPO Debt

$3,826,836,000.00

1850

2.

Steinhoff International

South Africa

Steinhoff is an integrated retailer that manufactures, sources, and retails furniture and household goods in Europe, Africa and Australia.

Post-IPO Equity

$654,044,994.00

1964

3.

Promasidor

South Africa

Promasidor is the leading provider of high-quality food products across various regions in Africa

Secondary Market

$532,000,000.00

1979

4.

Hollard Insurance

South Africa

Hollard Insurance is an insurance agency selling house, car, business and funeral insurance.

Corporate

$327,000,000.00

1980

5.

Teraco Data Environments

South Africa

Teraco Data Environments is a network and hosting company providing vendor neutral data centers in South Africa.

Debt Financing

$304,380,196.00

2007

6.

Mediclinic

South Africa

Mediclinic is a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia)

Post-IPO Equity

$300,000,000.00

1983

7.

Go1

South Africa

Go1 is a South African eLearning startup which offers digital learning for entire workforce.

Series D

$280,000,000.00

2015

8.

JUMO

South Africa

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

Venture

$266,700,000.00

2014

9.

Pepkor

South Africa

Pepkor is a South African based investment holding company with retail interests in Africa, Australia and Eastern Europe.

Debt Financing

$238,698,166.00

1965

10.

Tracker Connect

South Africa

Tracker Connect provides vehicle safety solutions such as vehicle tracking, stolen vehicle recovery systems, and fleet management

Private Equity

$234,427,264.00

1996

11.

Takealot

South Africa

Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa.

Venture

$211,962,955.00

2010

12.

H2O Securities

South Africa

H2O Securities is Solving Water Scarcity Through Blockchain Finance

Initial Coin Offering

$150,000,000.00

2021

13.

AgriProtein

South Africa

Agriprotein specializes in nutrient recycling to create sustainable sources of protein for the mono-gastric animal feed industry.

Venture

$122,500,000.00

2008

14.

TymeBank

South Africa

TymeBank is a South African fully black-owned and controlled investment company.

Venture

$121,109,182.00

2012

15.

MFS Africa

South Africa

Cross-border, cross-currency, cross-network payments.

Series C

$115,200,000.00

2009

16.

Clickatell

South Africa

Clickatell gives consumers the power to manage their daily lives and transact with businesses in chat.

Series C

$109,000,000.00

2000

17.

Yoco

South Africa

Yoco is a point-of-sale payments provider for small businesses in Africa.

Series C

$106,100,000.00

2013

18.

Ethomed

South Africa

Ethomed develops treatments for neglected diseases.

Series B

$100,000,000.00

2015

19.

SA Taxi

South Africa

SA Taxi is a vertically integrated company servicing the minibus taxi industry.

Debt Financing

$100,000,000.00

1998

20.

WeBuyCars

South Africa

Webuycars is South Africa's one-stop service to either SELL or BUY a vehicle.

Venture

$84,600,000.00

2001

Aspen Pharmacare

Durban

Founded

1850

Overview

Aspen Pharmacare is a global supplier of branded and generic pharmaceutical products.

Last round

Post-IPO Debt

Total raised

$3,826,836,000.00

Employee

5001-10000

Steinhoff International

South Africa

Founded

1964

Overview

Steinhoff is an integrated retailer that manufactures, sources, and retails furniture and household goods in Europe, Africa and Australia.

Last round

Post-IPO Equity

Total raised

$654,044,994.00

Employee

10001+

Promasidor

South Africa

Founded

1979

Overview

Promasidor is the leading provider of high-quality food products across various regions in Africa

Last round

Secondary Market

Total raised

$532,000,000.00

Employee

1001-5000

Hollard Insurance

South Africa

Founded

1980

Overview

Hollard Insurance is an insurance agency selling house, car, business and funeral insurance.

Last round

Corporate

Total raised

$327,000,000.00

Employee

1001-5000

Teraco Data Environments

South Africa

Founded

2007

Overview

Teraco Data Environments is a network and hosting company providing vendor neutral data centers in South Africa.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$304,380,196.00

Employee

51-200

Mediclinic

South Africa

Founded

1983

Overview

Mediclinic is a private hospital group with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia)

Last round

Post-IPO Equity

Total raised

$300,000,000.00

Employee

101-250

Go1

Gauteng

Founded

2015

Overview

Go1 is a South African eLearning startup which offers digital learning for entire workforce.

Last round

Series D

Total raised

$280,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

JUMO

South Africa

Founded

2014

Overview

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

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$266,700,000.00

Employee

201-500

Pepkor

South Africa

Founded

1965

Overview

Pepkor is a South African based investment holding company with retail interests in Africa, Australia and Eastern Europe.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$238,698,166.00

Employee

10001+

Tracker Connect

South Africa

Founded

1996

Overview

Tracker Connect provides vehicle safety solutions such as vehicle tracking, stolen vehicle recovery systems, and fleet management

Last round

Private Equity

Total raised

$234,427,264.00

Employee

1001-5000

Takealot

South Africa

Founded

2010

Overview

Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$211,962,955.00

Employee

10001-5000

H2O Securities

Western Cape

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

AgriProtein

Western Cape

Founded

2008

Overview

Agriprotein specializes in nutrient recycling to create sustainable sources of protein for the mono-gastric animal feed industry.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$122,500,000.00

Employee

101-250

TymeBank

South Africa

Founded

2012

Overview

TymeBank is a South African fully black-owned and controlled investment company.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$121,109,182.00

Employee

51-200

MFS Africa

Gauteng

Founded

2009

Overview

Cross-border, cross-currency, cross-network payments.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$115,200,000.00

Employee

51-100

Clickatell

Western Cape

Founded

2000

Overview

Clickatell gives consumers the power to manage their daily lives and transact with businesses in chat.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$109,000,000.00

Employee

201-500

Yoco

South Africa

Founded

2013

Overview

Yoco is a point-of-sale payments provider for small businesses in Africa.

Last round

Series C

Total raised

$106,100,000.00

Employee

51-200

Ethomed

South Africa

Founded

2015

Overview

Ethomed develops treatments for neglected diseases.

Last round

Series B

Total raised

$100,000,000.00

Employee

11-50

SA Taxi

Gauteng

Founded

1998

Overview

SA Taxi is a vertically integrated company servicing the minibus taxi industry.

Last round

Debt Financing

Total raised

$100,000,000.00

Employee

501-1000

WeBuyCars

South Africa

Founded

2001

Overview

Webuycars is South Africa's one-stop service to either SELL or BUY a vehicle.

Last round

Venture

Total raised

$84,600,000.00

Employee

501-1000

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