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Orange Ventures Middle East and Africa

We help visionary founders in Middle East and Africa build global enduring businesses

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A dedicated initiative for stellar tech entrepreneurs serving the Middle East and Africa

By leveraging Orange Group's expertise, networks & capital on the continent - we accelerate growth and expansion of businesses, nurturing them into global success.
A benchmark VC investor in Africa, with 50m€ under management and a dedicated team based in Dakar, Orange Ventures Africa invests via two distinct streams: main initiative Middle East and Africa Champions and a current temporary initiative Middle East and Africa Seed Challenge.

Middle East & Africa Champions

The stream focuses on supporting unique founders with amazing execution capabilities building category-defining businesses in areas of Orange group expertise and beyond in Africa and Middle East.

We invest in tech startups raising from Seed onwards, with pan African or global scaling potential, working in tech sectors including but not limited to Networks & IT, Digital enterprise, Cybersecurity, Fintech, Consumer, Gaming, Edtech, E-commerce


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Middle East & Africa Seed Challenge

To support the visionary entrepreneurs of Africa's booming tech ecosystem at earlier stages, we launched a special initiative addressing Seed companies in Cameroon, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia open until July 19th.
MEA Seed Challenge calls for applications from entrepreneurs working on innovative tech projects having raised under 1m€ in total funding. We plan to invest in up to 7 startups with tickets up to €150k

To learn more and submit your application

Seed challenge

The team

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Marieme Diop

Investment manager

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Gregoire de Padirac

Investment manager

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Ouis Abdessadok

Investment associate

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Monzo

Monzo

YouVerify

YouVerify

Raisin

Raisin

Africa’s Talking

Africa’s Talking

Yoco

Yoco

Wynd

Wynd

Wevr

Wevr

Veniam

Veniam

SecBI

SecBI

PayJoy

PayJoy

NGD Systems

NGD Systems

Famoco

Famoco

Morphisec

Morphisec

KissKissBankBank

KissKissBankBank

InterCloud

InterCloud

Insideboard

Insideboard

Gebeya

Gebeya

FollowAnalytics

FollowAnalytics

Datami

Datami

Cycloid

Cycloid

Chain

Chain

BandwidthX

BandwidthX

Aire

Aire

Actility

Actility

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Your business is tackling fundamental challenges using technology
You reached product/market fit in your domestic market and secured first revenues
You’re building a scalable and innovative business with a large addressable market and high growth potential on an international scale

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