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{Free Workshop} Fundraising in Africa: Valuation, Diligence, and Equity

Running a start-up in Africa can be challenging, it’s no surprise that African founders make an effort to tackle potential obstacles that could hinder the progress of their business before it matures. One of these obstacles is start-up funding and a big solution to this problem is fundraising the right way.

Cap Tables & Equity

Ozichi Chijioke-Nwauche

April 17, 2021

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Running a start-up in Africa can be challenging😰, it’s no surprise that African founders make an effort to tackle potential obstacles that could hinder the progress of their business before it matures. One of these obstacles is start-up funding💰 and a big solution to this problem is fundraising the right way👌. Although fundraising is a solution, it works with other important practices which experienced VCs refer to as equally essential. These practices are valuation and due diligence, all three form a toolkit💼 that will assist a founder in achieving good success while fundraising for their start-up.


This is why we would like you to join us at the workshop💼 we are hosting to discuss founder's pain points while Fundraising in Africa🌍with professionals from coffee chat and some of our in-house Raise🚀 gurus. Some of the topics we will discuss are:


  • How much capital should I raise?

  • What type of valuation is fair?

  • What ownership % do founders usually give up?

  • What ownership % do investors usually target?

  • How do SAFEs convert?
  • What is a preferred share and why does it matter?
  • How do I sell the valuation of my company?
  • What's an exit?