27 founders that raised over $1 million in Francophone Africa in 2022

27 founders that raised $1 million in Francophone Africa

While conventional startup & VC wisdom across Africa and elsewhere is to chase huge markets above all else, the reality is that focusing on dominating ‘niche’ markets is a savvy way to avoid competition and achieve efficient growth, not just cash-burning momentum.

As it turns out, depending on the specific business, there’s a great deal of logic in looking beyond the continent’s largest markets like Nigeria which are chock-full of competition...

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