Why venture capital needs to become more inclusive across Africa

Africa has seen a remarkable surge in startup financing, but funding to female founders has been lacking. Image: Unsplash/ Lagos Techie

Rachel Coleman

Operations Officer, World Bank’s Africa Gender Innovation Lab

Menaal Ebrahim

Consultant, World Bank's Africa Gender Innovation Lab

Toni Weis

Operations Analyst, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank


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Share of financing received and industry composition. Image: Briter Intelligence, 2013 - 2021
Seeking equity and average equity received Image: Briter Intelligence, 2013 - 2021

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