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Cross-Border Investing: The Most Active US-Based VCs in Africa

Africa’s evolution to cross-border investing has been interesting, but more so, challenging for Venture Capitalists. Traditionally, VCs pump money into businesses and geographies they understand, while tending to be skeptical about businesses in emerging markets.

Concerns around regulatory risks, regional stability, market size, distance from their headquarters which increase oversight costs, all have at one point made it difficult to get U.S-based VCs on board. 

A decade back, onl...

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