We invest in early stage startups with genuine passion and potential to solve local and global problems. Got a high impact business you are building? We are always interested.
Zedcrest Ventures supports early-stage startup teams in Africa,
Asia, Europe and other parts of the world. We focus on early stage
companies and pre-funding stage projects that have the potential for
huge impact. Our Venture portfolio cuts across infrastructure,
finance and social impact sectors (education, healthcare and
agriculture) leveraging technology, global partnerships &
Our mission is simply “to create global impact by enriching the capability of Startups that develop viable products for fast-growing markets”.
AfricaEyitayo is leading the team at Utiva to develop the best talents for global businesses.
North AmericaChidozie and Ebun are taking the pain away from benefits administration and making employee welfare as seamless as possible.
AfricaGoke, Tito and Dimeji are leading the digitization of Africa’s medical industry by providing a suite of cutting-edge technology solutions for all healthcare stakeholders in emerging markets.
AfricaTaibat is providing savoury and nutrient dense foods in Nigeria.
AfricaYvonne is building the Africa’s credit infrastructure by enabling the much needed risk innovation.
AfricaHamdi, Ayika and Emeka are revolutionizing the 3-in-1 services of Ophthalmology, Dental and ENT practice.
Mediterranean & Middle EastStarting out of Jordan, Abwaab is changing the way students learn outside the classroom.
AfricaTomilola is building the first true financial services platform for the underserved.
AfricaProNOV is disrupting retail community pharmacy in Africa. The user friendly business intelligent platform was founded in January 2016.
AfricaStarting out of Francophone Ivory Coast, Mathias is building the digital account for African small and medium-sized businesses
AfricaGbenga Odegbami and his team are innovating digital identity across Africa
AfricaSOTE is introducing the digital transformation of logistics into Africa. It is building the operating system for logistics by automating customs brokerage and forwarding, as it facilitates trade across Africa.
AfricaUnderstanding the importance and value of tech talent in Nigeria and Diaspora, TalentQL is creating a diverse and sustainable pipeline for tech talent for companies anywhere in the world
AfricaOnepipe is aggregating Application Software Integrations (APIs) from banks and fintechs into a standardized gateway, and offering businesses the opportunity to be a one-stop shop for digital financial services with a one integration.
North AmericaPrince is building a unified alternative payment network that does not require a bank account for over 1 billion Africans. Essentially, he is building Alipay, but for Africa.
AfricaNeighborhood dukas (micro-retailers) represent over 70% of consumer purchases across Africa. Geoffrey is promoting financial inclusion by converting these dukas into a one-stop shop for basic financial services.
AfricaUsing technology, Nour provides the most sustainable value to waste oil producers, and creates a reliable income source to waste oil collectors.
AfricaCollins wants to foster thriving relationships between businesses and customers. With a one-tap experience platform, businesses can interact with customers across multiple channels in real time!
North AmericaMasoud and Farshad are breaking the capital barriers to real estate investing, and are offering new generation investors the opportunity to diversify their portfolios with fractional shares in real estate.
North America | Western EuropeFLYR Labs pioneered the Cirrus Revenue Operating System™ that produces unprecedented revenue uplift and forecast accuracy. It brings together the best technologists to radically transform air travel through cutting edge technologies that are years ahead of what has been commercially available.
North AmericaMen only have three birth control options; Abstinence, Condoms and a surgical procedure – Vasectomy. Kevin is increasing the birth control options by designing a long-lasting, non-surgical and reversible contraceptive for men.
North AmericaLora is on a mission to change the world by empowering individuals to embrace their sexuality with positivity and confidence, with technology that solves our most important sexual health and wellness issues.
North AmericaOshiorenoya is developing a technology that takes data from human smell to detect disease in human bodies for seventeen years.
AfricaKeeping and continuously delivering value to existing customers can be challenging. Paul is taking raw financial data and transforming it into tangible insights and service offerings using machine learning.
North AmericaChukwunonso is leveraging Open Banking API technology to unlock cross border finance, specifically the finances of the diaspora in relation to their home countries. At Kaoshi, Nonso is building the immigrant’s one stop shop.
AfricaAndrew is building a better Banking and Expense Management experience for businesses across Africa.
North AmericaXTI Aircraft Company is a cleantech aviation company developing the world's first hybrid-electric long-range vertical takeoff airplane.
AfricaAhmad Hammouda, Seif Amr and Peter Orth co-founded Thndr in 2019 as a mobile-first equities trading platform designed to make investing easy for both green and expert investors alike. The YC-backed startup is pioneering commission free investing in Egypt.
Western EuropeYoello is a payments platform building infrastructure that connects banks and payment networks to merchants’ consumers.
AfricaZumi is revolutionizing the apparel supply chain in Africa by connecting apparel wholesalers and retailers in a transparent, affordable marketplace.
AfricaAndrew Saad and his team at Bypa-ss are digitizing healthcare information exchange between healthcare providers to deliver best quality of care to their patients.