This daily series focuses on active investors who are investing on African entrepreneurs and their startups/businesses. To qualify, the investor must have done a deal within the last 24 months in continental Africa. The daily entries are archived here.
Business Name: TLcom Capital Partners
Business Description: TLcom Capital LLP is a Lagos, Nairobi and London based Venture Capital firm focuse on Tech enabled companies across Sub Saharan Africa. TLcom has been investing across Europe, Israel and the US investing since 1999, with more the $300m under management. In July of 2017 TLcom held the first close of its new TLcom TIDE Africa fund, targeting $100m to invest into tech start-up across Africa, focused on acceptability, fintech, commerce, consumer services (from health and education to energy and media) and services for corporates and SMEs.
Business Focus: Multi-sector
Location: Lagos, Nairobi
Selected Recent African Deals: mSurvey, Terragon Group, Andela
Contact: info @ tlcomcapital.com
Factor:Nigeria’s former minister of Communication Technology, Omobola Johnson works here.