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Counder bridges the gap between Africa and Europe!


Bespoke funding solutions for thriving African ventures.

Fundraising & Investment

Counder is dedicated to supporting African startups, fund managers and entrepreneurs on their path to success. With a deep understanding of the dynamics and potential of businesses on the continent, we provide customized Fundraising and Investment solutions to help our clients secure the capital they need to grow and thrive. Our team is comprised of experienced professionals with a proven track record of success in the African startup and VC landscape. What sets Counder apart is our strong network and connection to international investors, providing our ventures with unique access to capital and opportunities for growth.

Elevate the growth journey of your venture together with Counder.

Proudly partnering with exceptional ventures and funds.

At Counder, our portfolio is more than just a collection of investments - it's a carefully curated narrative of diversity and limitless potential. Every company in our portfolio has been hand-picked for its unique story and promising future, reflecting our commitment to finding the most innovative and impactful opportunities in Africa.

From cutting-edge tech startups to established leaders in their fields, each of our portfolio companies represents a diverse range of industries and markets. But what they all have in common is a narrative of passion for progress, a drive to make a difference, and the ambition to grow and succeed on a global scale.

We spend countless hours researching, analyzing, and selecting only the best companies to be a part of our portfolio. With a focus on sustainability, social impact, and financial performance, we are proud to showcase a portfolio that truly reflects the heart of our investment philosophy.

So whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a seasoned investor, or simply someone who wants to be part of something special, we invite you to join us on our mission to shape the future through between the continents.

We believe in African Solutions to Global Challenges.

We believe in equal opportunities for all entrepreneurs in Africa. We increase the odds for local entrepreneurs to build scaleable businesses by putting in place key growth catalysts that will support the startup during its development.

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We match startups,
funds and investors.

Counder builds bridges between African entrepreneurs, fund managers, and international investors, unlocking exceptional ventures. We raise funds and facilitate partnerships between African venture players and smart money from overseas. Hereby we aim to foster sustainable growth and lasting impact of strategic partnerships between the continents.

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We support economic empowerment for all entrepreneurs in Africa.

We believe in equal opportunities for all entrepreneurs in Africa. By connecting critical enablers like capital growth, ambitious tech talent, and optimal infrastructure we ensure that Counder is a key driver for progress across the African continent.

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We improve

We provide all of the essential infrastructure necessary to rapidly scale a business. Our startup ready offices come equiped with reliable internet, and access to legal and VC expertise.


We transfer

Our team has decades of proven entrepreneurial success. This knowledge will be shared with aspiring founders, so they can avoid common pitfalls and fast-track their business expansion.


We provide

We provide more than just growth capital. Each investment includes strategic assistance, introductions to potential customers, partners, tech talent and much more.

We orchestrate
synergies and
build potentials.

Our multistakeholder approach guarantees diversity in problem-solving, where the unique competencies of established corporations meet the ambition and need for positive impact from local government and universities.

counder ecosystem

Multi stakeholder

Representation from the private sector, government, academic community, startup ecosystem, and skilled tech talent.


We combine best practices from high-growth startups in Europe with local African knowledge to overcome challenges.


We leverage an expansive network of connections in the African ecosystem to accelerate growth and maximise impact.

We are a network
of global leaders.

Our partners, including individual angel investors, business leaders, and institutional investors, are integral to our success. Their invaluable contributions help shape the ecosystem and drive growth in a meaningful way.

Together, we are on a mission to change the investment landscape between Europe and Africa, and our partners are key to making this vision a reality.

With their expertise, resources, and shared commitment to innovation, we are confident that we can create new opportunities for growth and development, and make a lasting impact on the world. Counder is incredibly proud to work alongside these incredible partners, and we are grateful for their ongoing support.

Michel Weiss
Thibault Delbarge
Björn Dieckmann

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can find us