March 31

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures Raises $43 Million for Pan-African Venture Fund

BY Tom Jackson

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures (VKAV) has raised US$43 million for its pan-African venture fund, which invests in scalable, tech-enabled, post-revenue startups addressing difficult challenges on the continent.

Formed in 2021 as a joint venture between Kepple Africa Ventures (KAV), a Japanese venture capital firm, and Verod Holdings (Verod), an African growth capital private equity firm, VKAV is led by partners Satoshi Shinada, Ryosuke Yamawaki, and Ory Okolloh.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

Finance, Technology
scale, startups, venture capital