DEVELOPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURS.
Creating opportunities for startups and investors alike.
“Pangea is a Norwegian based accelerator program and an investment platform that matches African startups with investors. The accelerator creates an enabling environment, where African entrepreneurs can develop competence, access relevant network and capital in order to reach their full potential.”
Shelter Tech Accelerator with Habitat For Humanity, IKEA and BDO
The Investment Program enlightens investors on investing in Africa and provides access to a larger community of investors.
Our versatile investment platform enables you to learn, invest and make an impact
What We Do
Pangea is an accelerator program and an investment platform that matches African startups with investors. We create an enabling environment, where African entrepreneurs can develop competence, access relevant network and capital in order to reach their full potential.
We produce local milestone based accelerator programs focusing on validation and scalability.
We hold investor programs, connecting leading African startups with local and foreign investors.
We present a series of events, centered around topics of African development, investing, startup ecosystems, and politics.
Pangea is involved in a variety of smaller and larger scale projects, in the fields of African development and urbanization.
Words From Our Partners
WorkPay Africa, one of the startups we accelerated and invested at Pangea, was accepted into the latest cohort Y Combinator (YC), one of the most prestigious startup seed accelerators globally. Through this, they have secured $150,000 in seed funding. The founding team, Paul Kimani moved to Silicon Valley during which they worked intensively with Y-Combinator
For the last two and a half years, Pangea has been focusing on the diaspora providing both training and business intelligence for diaspora investors and engaging the diaspora in the startups Pangea has invested in. The need to involve the diaspora in investing and supporting startup and SMEs is a continuous discussion that even shaped
We were at UN HABITAT World Cities Day 2019 in Yekaterinburg, Russia represented by our Country Director, Anne Lawi. This year’s World Cities Day sought to explore challenges and identify solutions related to the the sub-theme Changing the World: Innovations and a Better Life for Future Generations. Pangea Accelerator led the discussion on “Digital Innovation
Six Kenyan startups had the opportunity to attend Oslo Innovation Week (OIW) 2019 courtesy of Pangea’s partnership with IKT Norge (ICT Norway) and the Norwegian Embassy in Kenya. The startups participated at 100Pitches, met investors and partners and played a key role during the Kenya Day side event at OIW 2019. The side event organized
The ShelterTech Kenya Accelerator program hosted Demo Day in Nairobi, Kenya where 15 businesses pitched before a panel of celebrity judges, investors and 130 guests. Seven businesses were selected for investment. These investors are; Habitat for Humanity, Pangea Accelerator, through its Oslo Investor Program and local investment companies including Viktoria Ventures. Demo Day also hosted
Welcome to our seminar about investing in Africa, January 15th at FOLK, Oslo. This event takes look at the African startup ecosystem and discusses what role angel investors play today and opportunities in the fast-growing economy. The event will also discuss the impact investing space in Africa and ways people can invest in the continent.