African tech startups received a total amount of funding in excess of US$185,785,500 in 2015, according to data compiled by Disrupt Africa.
For the first time, Disrupt Africa is releasing comprehensive data on the tech investment ecosystem across Africa for 2015, contained in the DISRUPT AFRICA AFRICAN TECH STARTUPS FUNDING REPORT 2015.
The report reveals in 2015 South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya were the top three destinations for tech investors in 2015, both in terms of numbers of deals and total amount of funding.
Sector-specific research shows the solar sector received the most funding, followed by the fintech space.
Other information contained in the report includes:
- Detailed information on funding activity in the leading three countries, as well as for other key locations including Egypt, Ghana, and Tanzania;
- Figures on the number of deals per location, and average deal sizes;
- The report highlights key deals across continent;
- Sector-specific breakdowns across 10 sectors.