AAIC Investment launches Second Fund focused on Start-ups in Africa

Singapore- 29th April 2022- AAIC Investment Pte. Ltd. (AAIC Investment), a Japanese Investment firm headquartered in Singapore, is pleased to announce the First Closing of Africa Innovation & Healthcare Fund VCC –AHF2 in March 2022, its second fund focusing on the investing of start-ups in Africa. AHF 2 will commence its investment activities and will Read more about AAIC Investment launches Second Fund focused on Start-ups in Africa[…]

Media Info- AAIC Africa Healthcare fund investee, Egypt’s Online therapy startup Shezlong

Shezlong is the first online platform in the Middle East and Africa that helps patients to book therapy sessions online.   This innovative mental healthcare platform aims to reduce the social stigma of mental health in the Middle East region. Indeed, it has been helping the patients and has grown as one of Egypt’s biggest Read more about Media Info- AAIC Africa Healthcare fund investee, Egypt’s Online therapy startup Shezlong[…]

Reliance Health raises $40M in Series B led by General Atlantic

Reliance Health, an emerging markets-focused digital healthcare provider, has announced the completion of a $40M Series B funding round led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity investor, with participation from Partech, Picus Capital, Tencent Exploration, AAIC (Asia Africa Investment and Consulting), P1 Ventures, Laerdal Million Lives Fund, Arvantis Social Foundation Impact Investment, and Read more about Reliance Health raises $40M in Series B led by General Atlantic[…]

AAIC Africa Healthcare fund investee, Lami has been selected as 50 fintechs driving opportunities for financial inclusion during global recovery

AAIC Africa Healthcare fund investee, Lami has been selected as 50 fintechs driving opportunities for financial inclusion during global recovery, winning startups heading up Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) 2021 competition — sponsored by Visa, MetLife Foundation, and Jersey Overseas Aid & Comic Relief, with support from Accion and IFC, powered by Center for Financial Inclusion. Read more about AAIC Africa Healthcare fund investee, Lami has been selected as 50 fintechs driving opportunities for financial inclusion during global recovery[…]

JICA NINJA Accelerator Uganda ‘Uganda Emerging Tech Online Pitch Day Jan 12, 2022’

– ICT-related Ugandan start-ups for pre-Series-A ($0.5~1 million) investment – Singapore- December 28, 2021: Asia Africa Investment and Consulting Ptd. Ltd. (AAIC) as a member of JICA Task Force, we will co-host “2022 NINJA Uganda Emerging Tech Pitch Event”, together with Rakuten Europe and Uganda’s local key accelerators— Start-up Uganda, Hive Colab, Outbox, and The Innovation Read more about JICA NINJA Accelerator Uganda ‘Uganda Emerging Tech Online Pitch Day Jan 12, 2022’[…]

Revital Healthcare received investments from AAIC and OHARA

Revital Healthcare received investments from Japanese investors to address the shortage of medical devices and global health challenges from Africa AAIC and Ohara Pharmaceutical back Revital Health for enhancing its capacity and expanding its product portfolio Mombasa, Kenya – December 27, 2021 –Revital Healthcare (EPZ) Limited, a Kenyan medical supply manufacturer, announced today it received Read more about Revital Healthcare received investments from AAIC and OHARA[…]

AAIC-Rakuten Africa Innovation Project is launched

Asia Africa Investment & Consulting Pte. Ltd. (AAIC) and Rakuten Europe have launched the AAIC-Rakuten Africa Innovation Project. The project aims to create solutions to social challenges across Africa through technical and management mentorship aimed at promoting business growth for startups across Africa. Rakuten Group and AAIC Launch the AAIC-Rakuten Africa Innovation Project (October 29 Read more about AAIC-Rakuten Africa Innovation Project is launched[…]

Lifebank Founder won Cartier’s Women Initiative 2020

In June 2020, Cartier announced the seven winners for its Women’s Initiative Awards. Temie Giwa-Tubosun, the founder/CEO of Lifebank, which is the startup delivering blood in Nigeria, was awarded as the one in Sub Sahara Africa. The award is given to female entrepreneurs who are evaluated for their sustainable solution of social issues and their environmental initiatives. Read more about Lifebank Founder won Cartier’s Women Initiative 2020[…]

AAIC and Gavi collaborate to support innovative startups for immunisation

AAIC will provide funding of up to US$ 3 million to companies identified through INFUSE Yokohama, 28 August 2019 – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and Asia Africa Investment and Consulting (AAIC), a Japanese growth equity fund based in Singapore, have agreed to a collaboration that will help companies offering innovations to improve the delivery and Read more about AAIC and Gavi collaborate to support innovative startups for immunisation[…]