Overview

Technology and data are exponentially transforming business models and society at large, and Verraki’s clients are seeking to harness technology-enabled innovation as part of their transformation strategies.

As a part of Verraki’s technology innovation and Ecosystems, Verraki Ventures uses an Open Innovation approach, adopting minority investment in the next wave of disruptive start-ups that address pressing challenges and opportunities faced by our clients today

Verraki Ventures leverages Verraki’s domain expertise, mentorship capability, industry know-how, corporate network and Investment capacity to accelerate the growth of these early stage companies to market success.

Verraki Ventures is differentiated by its unique focus on creating a bridge between the start-ups and corporates that facilitate the realization of their respective visons.

We do:

Ventures Building: Management Advisory, Product Evolution, Coaching and Mentoring, Networks and Access, Market Making

Incubation/Accelerator: Applications and Platforms, Ecosystem Partnerships

Open Innovation: Innovation Management

Strategic Investments: Capitalization, Capacity Building, Growth and Scale

Verraki Ventures will drive organic growth by curating innovative ventures to unlock new sources of growth across our continent.

Our multi-dimensional methodology includes 5 technology, 13 sectors and a pan-African geographic coverage that ensures we have the ability to continuously harvest new ideas and capabilities.

We will work with our clients to:

Guarantee deal Flow Generation and Curation: We leverage our relationships to have access to some of the best start-ups and apply our rigorous curation to find those most aligned with our vision of the future and our clients’ needs.

Showcase domain Expertise: We leverage off technology know-how to assist start-ups as they build out their solution platforms

Bridge gap between Corporates/Markets: We forge bridges to corporates or markets for start-ups to fast-track their growth; and grant corporates access to some of the most innovative start-up ideas.

Enable strategic investments: We invest in these companies across their growth stages

Deliver innovative services: We provide extensive support services to select start-ups that enable their growth – including administration, location, technology and mentorship