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JUMIA, E-commerce P3
Branch International, mobile lending app P4
Uber, Ride-hailing P5
mPharma, Ghana P6
Boomplay, music streaming service P7
Mavin Records/Mavin Global Nigeria P8
Cloud datacenter, South Africa P9


Overview - investment in Africa
Investment in African startups grew nearly four-fold in 2018
Fintech raised the most investment per startup sector in Africa (2018)

Blue Baobab Africa 2019/4

JUMIA, E-commerce
E-commerce (including Jumia Logistics, its inventory arm, Jumia Pay)
14 countries in Africa as Nigeria, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt
Revenue $149.6 million 2018
IPO on New York Stock Exchange 2019/4, raised $196 million
Investment: $83 million insurance company AXA
Africa's largest phone company MTN, Goldman Sachs, French beverage group Pernod Ricard
Founder: French entrepreneurs

Branch International, mobile lending app
$170 million Series C, 2019
Foundation Capital, Visa
B Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Formation 8, Trinity Ventures
3 million users in Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania
Paystack, a Nigerian payments company
$8 million Series A round 2018/8 Stripe,Visa
Flutterwave,Nigerian startup
$20 million Series A extension round 2018/10 Mastercard
Tala, an online lender, operating in Kenya and Tanzania
PayPal has backed

Uber, Ride-hailing
$3.1 billion acquisition of Careem(rival in Middle East and North Africa), 2019

Rivals in sub Saharan Africa
Bolt (formerly Taxify) , a billion-dollar unicorn
backed by Didi Chuxing, the ride-hailing giant in China

mPharma, Ghana

Manages prescription drug inventory for pharmacies
Buying Kenya's second-largest pharmacy chain, Haltons, under $5 million
$12 million Series B funding round 2019
4DX Ventures, an Accra/San Francisco venture capital firm, Nairobi-based Novastar Ventures
Unbound Ventures, the VC arm of India's Bharti Mittal Family office, early Facebook investor Jim Breyer,former Novartis chief executive Daniel Vasella
Raised $6.6 million 2017/11, a seed round of $5 million in 2015
Vendor Management Inventory system in 250 pharmacies in Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Franchise model, employing common branding, inventory systems and collective purchasing
In Kenya: Much bigger Goodlife Pharmacy, 47 stores, owned by South African investor Leapfrog Investments, invested $22 million in 2016

Boomplay, music streaming service
$20 million Series A 2019
Maison Capital, Seas Capital
Owned by Transsion Holdings, the China-based top phone maker in Africa
44 million "active" users

Mavin Records/Mavin Global Nigeria
Music label
Investment: a "multi-million dollar" deal 2019
Kupanda Holdings, a joint venture(pan-Africa investment company Kupanda Capital, global private equity firm TPG Growth)
TPG has backed Spotify, Uber, Airbnb and Trace Media in Africa

Music Industry
Sony Music operates in Lagos since 2016
the world's largest music company Universal Music Group has offices in Lagos & Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire since 2017

Cloud datacenter, South Africa
Microsoft: will two data centers
Amazon Web Services (AWS) : 2020

Huawei, China's giant telecoms company: now
will in Kenya and Nigeria soon

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