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WorkPay Africa Graduates from Y Combinator (YC) Seed Accelerator

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 …

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Pangea at UN World Cities Day in Yekaterinburg, Russia

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 …

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The ShelterTech Kenya Accelerator Demo Day!

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 …

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Seminar: Investing in Africa

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. …

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Pangea Investor Roundtable

Welcome to the Pangea Investor Roundtable, December 12th The Investment Program enlightens investors on investing in Africa and provides access to a larger community of investors. Investors gain first-hand experience by direct interaction with startups in the accelerator. The investment program encourages interaction and cooperation between investors in evaluating startups and learning practical skills to …

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Re-Thinking Aid

TUESDAY OCTOBER 16TH AT FOLK, OSLO The purpose of this event is to provide input to Norway’s Minister of International Development and the UN High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation. The lineup of speakers is Nikolai Astrup, Tharald Nustad, Helene Friis, Preben Carlsen and many more. Our ambition is to create an inclusive discussion about Norwegian …

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Pangea Investor Program Demo Day

The Pangea Investor Program is program where participating African startups compete to win funding from a co-operating group of investors in Norway and Sweden. Since April 2018, Investors in the Pangea Investor Program have mentored, advised and shared their knowledge and expertise with companies in the Pangea Accelerator in Nairobi, Kenya. In addition, the Pangea …

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