Novastar Ventures

Invests between $100,000 and $6,000,000 at Seed, Series A, Series B and Growth rounds.

About Novastar Ventures

Novastar is a venture catalyst firm assisting the next generation of exceptional entrepreneurs who are designing and executing innovative business models to profitably serve East Africa’s aspiring mass market.

We focus on East and West Africa

These ‘New Stars’ are the catalysts for innovation, accountability, efficiency and the accumulation of wealth for the common good.

While we are managing a pool of capital, we do not think of ourselves primarily as fund managers. The fun and focus of our work is partnering with entrepreneurs to help bring ideas to life and multiply their impact.

What We Look For

Entrepreneurs with the character, competence and ambition to build businesses that can transform markets and grow rapidly to scale…

… By addressing latent demand for basic goods and services in the largest markets in the region…

…Employing innovative business models to widen market access, reduce cost and price and improve quality…

…So that the growth and commercial success of the business naturally results in significant social benefits for the aspiring mass market.

What they invest in

They invest in Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Digital Businesses, Digital Health, E-Commerce, Healthcare, Internet, Marketplaces, Cleantech, Online Portals, Technology Driven Products and Generalist .

Where they invest

They invest in startups based in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Africa.

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