Asime Ventures /
Asime means "in the hand" or "the market" in Ewe, a West African language. By extension, the expression "Asi le Asime" means hand in hand, therefore a relationship based on Trust and Bond, in a way "my Word is my Bond" and the handshake seals the relationship.
Founded in 2020, Asime Ventures is already recognized as a preferred Angel, pre-Seed and Seed firm with a reputation for successful partnerships across Africa, both Anglophone and Francophone.
When we decide to work with a new company or new team, we go all in and become fully invested in all aspects of their business, without being obstructive. We're here to support !
- We’re looking for innovation, hard work and grit, and have a strict criteria for selecting our next startup and SME partners.
While we only invest in a handful of companies a year, it means we can focus solely on those who we believe really have the founders, team and drive to succeed.
- We invest between $5k and $100k primarily across East and West Africa, notably Ghana, Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Togo, Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa (more rarely).
If you are looking for funding, go to APPLY. Alternatively if you want to co-invest with us HERE.
Finally, if you want to fund our dedicated Angel Fund, connect with us HERE.