• We back B2B companies that are leveraging Technology

    to transform traditional industries in Africa.

  • MANIFESTO

     

    Africa is the next frontier to VC investments. 

    We see tremendous opportunities at the intersection of Technology, the world's fastest-growing populations, and Africa traditional economies. We know there is Talent but not enough capital and appropriate resources to grow scalable businesses on the continent.

     

    We want to be part of the change and enable brilliant entrepreneurs to grow successful businesses from Africa to the World, thus creating more quality deal-flow for the ecosystem, and, ultimately, the Success Stories our continent needs. These are the Outliers we are looking for.

     

    We are backed by some of the world's brightest, most successful entrepreneurs, VC firms and angel investors. We are pioneers. We have an entrepreneurial attitude. We see opportunities where others see risks. We are Outlierz.

     

     

    " IT ALWAYS SEEMS IMPOSSIBLE UNTIL IT'S DONE " - MANDELA

     

  • What we do

    We are an Africa-focused early-stage VC fund. We invest in tech-enabled companies at Seed and Pre-Series A, across 4 main markets: Morocco, Egypt, Nigeria, and Kenya.

    We add value by building bridges between North and Subsaharan Africa.

     

    SEED STAGE

    We invest small tickets in seed stage companies with a product on the market, a solid team and some traction. Our goal is to help you get to the next round of funding.

    PRE-SERIES A

    We co-invest as strategic investors along-side other VCs in Pre-Series A or Series A rounds, in companies with good traction and revenue who getting ready for expansion.

    MORE THAN JUST MONEY

    We provide advice, insights from our network of world-class advisors and industry experts, and most importantly, access to market - especially in the Francophone African market.

  • Who we back

    We back African companies based on the continent or based outside with a primary focus on Africa.

    We also invest in African diaspora entrepreneurs based anywhere in the world.

    Here are some of our main investment criteria.

    FOUNDERS FIRST

    We back EXCEPTIONAL founders first. Ideas can change. We look for ambitious and passionate hustlers who can EXECUTE and learn fast. We love founders who are on a mission to transforming an industry and becoming a regional or continental industry leader.

    TECH-ENABLED

    We look for companies that are leveraging Technology to solve a real problem with a scalable business model. We are sector agnostic but are excited about opportunities in fintech, insurtech, logistics, supply-chain & retail, agritech and healthtech.

    B2B / B2B2C

    We are excited about B2B and B2B2C businesses.

    This is where we see the best opportunities in Africa and market-readiness for digital transformation and value-creation. This is also where we can add the most value.

    TRACTION & REVENUE

    We back companies that already have a product on the market with some revenue and growth.

    We love to see how entrepreneurs execute and how the market respond and there is no better way than traction and paying customers.

  • FAQ about our investment process

  • ACCESS CAPITAL

    If you are on to something, we definitely want to hear from you!

    Tell us more about your company here.

  • Portfolio Companies

    Companies we proudly back across the continent and in the diaspora.

    International trade

    Morocco

    Africa focused trade B2B marketplace helping small companies in Africa buy and sell goods.

    Data & Market intelligence

    UK / SubSaharan Africa

    The most comprehensive database of private companies in Africa for due diligence and business development.

    Retail & Supply-chain

    Kenya / East Africa

    Reinventing informal retail in Africa

    for the FMCG industry.

    Logitics

    France (African Diaspora)

    B2B last-mile delivery company enabling merchants and transporters to offer optimized delivery services anytime and anywhere their client wants.

    Retail & Supply-chain

    Egypt

    Re-engineering the food and grocery market via technology and innovative supply chain.

    Reg-tech & KYC

    Nigeria

    B2B digital identify check and KYC automation platform for Nigeria.

  • News & Updates

  • Social Feed

    What else? Check out our latest news on social media.

  • Board, Advisors & Team

    We are backed by some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs

    and experienced angel investors.

    CEO, YCombinator

    Global Advisor / San Francisco, USA

    Managing Partner,

    500 startups MENA

    Global Advisor / Bahrain

    Co-founder & CEO

    Enigma.io

    Global Advisor / NYC, USA

    Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Philanthrope

    Global Advisor / USA - Middle East

    Former-CEO

    BMCI Bank and Bank of the West

    (BNP Paris-Bas Group)

    Local Advisor / Morocco

    Hassan BA

    Special Advisor to the Chairman

    on Africa, OCP Group

    Venture Partner / Senegal

    Lawyer & Founding Partner,

    Afrique Advisors

    Venture Partner / Morocco

    Entrepreneur & Investor

    Former MPESA Strategy & Product

    Independent IC member / Africa

    Founding Partner, Outlierz Ventures

    Chairman, Omniup

    General Partner / Morocco

    Founding & Managing Partner

    Outlierz Ventures

    General Partner / Morocco

    Investment Associate

    Outlierz Ventures

    Team / Morocco

    Investment Analyst Intern

    Outlierz Ventures

    Team / Morocco

  • Job Openings

    We are hiring! Join our team.

    WE CURRENTLY DON'T HAVE OPENINGS FOR INTERNSHIP POSITIONS BUT YOU ARE WELCOME TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO BE AMONG THE FIRST WE REACH OUT TO WHEN ONE OPENS!

    Internship(s) position(s)

     

    You are a passionate and self-driven Intern(s) who wants to be part of an exciting journey at the heart of the early-stage Venture Capital industry in Africa?

    Join our team!

     

    > MORE DETAILS HERE <

     

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