FIVE35 Ventures Represents Our Mission:
To catalyse the creation of 5% more GDP for Africa by setting in motion a trend of investing in female-led or female-impacted entrepreneurial businesses
To leverage that female-led startups can deliver 35% more ROI when given access to the right capital, networks and partnerships
To catalyse the creation of an up to 5% increase in GDP for the African continent by setting in motion a trend of investing in female-led businesses. To support the research that female-led startups can deliver 35% higher ROI*, as opposed to all-male led teams, when there is equal access to capital, networks and partnerships.
Catalytic African partner
Proud in our own diversity, we are African women and men that deeply believe in catalysing opportunities for startups and attracting new capital onto the Continent.
Highly commercial with impact at our core
We seek the best female-focused, tech-enabled African startups that can scale into new markets, drive revenue, economic participation, create jobs and economic participation. Commercial returns and high impact are both critical for the sustainability of women in business.
The first top-to-tail platform ecosystem fully focused on African Female Entrepreneurs
WomEng, the non-profit subsidiary of WomHub, develops talent, innovation & employability programmes for girls & women in STEM to support corporate talent pipelines
WomHub is a Pan-African boutique Incubator and Accelerator developing female founders in STEM through thematic labs ranging from economic growth through to circular economy
WomHub Smart Spaces is our user-centric space designed to house our female founders. Our virtual hub provides on-demand upskilling on new & emerging tech
Five35 Ventures is a Pan-African VC Fund that invests up to $500k into female-focused, seed-stage, tech enabled startups across Africa, addressing the funding gap faced by African female entrepreneurs
WomEng is an award-winning non-profit supporting the innovation, entrepreneurship & employability of girls & women in STEM
WomHub is a Pan-African boutique Incubator and Accelerator developing female founders in STEM
WomHub Co-Working Space and e-Learning Hub is a user-centric space designed to inspire and house female founders
Kusanya is the premier Hyper-Accelerator for Pan-African female founders, providing bespoke acceleration to secure pre-seed & seed investments
Five35 Ventures is a Pan-African VC Fund investing in seed & series A female-focused tech startups