Who Do We Fund?
Welcome2Africa International facilitates funding of early-stage social enterprises with great teams and innovative products within the Agriculture and Maritime space in Nigeria (sometimes we go outside of these sectors). We support investments in African startups and SMEs that have the ability to scale up and be sustainable as well as create a positive impact in the communities in which they operate. Our investment ranges from ₦5 million - ₦20 million to support early growth, team consolidation, and market expansion and we are happy to lead funding rounds if we like you.
We approach investments with a mid-term perspective (3-5 years) that allows innovative concepts to develop their business fundamentals and demonstrate investment readiness. Entrepreneurs should be committed full-time and have prior business experience.
What Are We Looking for?
We understand that the process of raising funds can be tough and our goal is to make it as transparent and simple as possible for founders. To start, here are some important things to keep in mind when you pitch to us.
You have launched your start-up / have initial traction
You have a clear business model
You are a high-growth business targeting a large market
You have technical industry talent on your core team
You and your team are bright, hungry, and know your market
What We Offer
We provide access to the optimal amount of funding required to rapidly scale the business.
Our in-house acceleration team will provide hands-on support to help ventures adopt efficient governance structure to facilitate measurable growth.
W2A brings the wealth of its partnerships and relationships to bear for portfolio companies which can be the defining factor in growth.
Our state-of-the-art office facility provides the perfect environment for entrepreneurs to thrive and build their businesses.
W2A gives entrepreneurs what they need to grow a sustainable business quickly, we accept applications on a rolling basis, we would love to learn more about what you are building, and finally, please expect to hear back within 7 days after submission.