Alternative Finance in Africa Report Released

alternative finance data

crowdfunding newsWe’re excited to announce the inaugural Developing World Alternative Finance report! The first editionĀ focuses on the state of alternative finance in Africa.

The report is based on data from the AlliedCrowds Capital Finder, a database of over 6,500 alternative capital providers across the world. These include angel investing networks, VCs, private equity firms, impact funds, crowdfunding platforms, DFIs, accelerators, and more. The providers are categorized by sector type (agriculture, healthcare, etc.), as well asĀ the type of capital they provide (equity, loan, grant/donation).

This report focuses on Africa, which is an emerging continent for alternative finance. It highlights western Africa as an emerging region, and shows unique data on the continent’s alternative finance ecosystem.

Data in the report

The data in the report includes:

  • Ranking of African countries by strength of alternative finance
  • Top sectors in Africa
  • Breakdown of provider types
  • and much more!

Click here to view the report!