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EMURGO Africa is the regional entity of EMURGO Middle East & Africa (MEA), a Middle East and Africa-focused entity of Cardano blockchain founding entity EMURGO.

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Our Vision & Mission

EMURGO Africa invests and partners with Africa-focused enterprises, startups, and accelerators to foster the development of socially impactful solutions on Cardano’s third-generation and environmentally-sustainable blockchain. For more information,click here

Our Vision

Turning Africa’s challenges into opportunities, leveraging the power of Cardano’s blockchain to strengthen and develop economic resilience in nations and its citizens, and democratizing access to basic needs through socially impactful Web3 solutions.

Our Mission
  • Support the creation of blockchain Web3 solutions to promote businesses that solve social issues
  • Promote Real-Fi, fusion of traditional finance and DeFi (decentralized finance)
  • Raise awareness of Cardano as a technological platform to build socially impactful solutions and EMURGO’s role in the Cardano ecosystem.
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Cardano Blockchain

EMURGO Africa, and Middle East focused investment arm of EMURGO which is the official commercial arm and a founding entity of the Cardano blockchain along with Cardano Foundation and Input Output (IO)

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What We Do

EMURGO AFRICA positions Cardano as the standard tech infrastructure platform for the emerging industrial innovation in Africa and the Middle East.

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INVESTMENT

EMURGO Africa is one of EMURGO’s investment arms with a $100 million allocation focused on identifying and investing African blockchain startups.

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BLOCKCHAIN IMPLEMENTATION

EMURGO AFRICA provides direct access to the Cardano ecosystem with its own products and of partners. EMURGO AFRICA supports projects’ transformation from Web 2 to Web 3 on Cardano including building applications and tokenisation of your projects.

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ACCELERATION

Leverage EMURGO’s incubation expertise and experience with partners, EMURGO AFRICA provides startups with the resources necessary for funding, global marketing, and product building through local partners across the continent.

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TAILORED BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTIONS

EMURGO AFRICA provides tailor-made solutions to enterprises and companies. Our solutions include development and marketing supports for companies to localise their products in Africa.

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How We Can Help

We provide tailored end-to-end solutions leveraging blockchain technology for developers, startups, enterprises, and governments, to meet specific needs. This comprehensive process covers every detail from initial ideation to post-production support & maintenance.

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Startups and SMEs
Fast Product Release To Market (MVP and 1.0 Release)
Strategic Support
Startup Advisory
Marketing and Community Building Support
Large Companies
Architecture For High Level Complexity Systems
Hybrid Blockchain
Relational Database Projects
Blockchain Scaling Solutions
Operational Diagram (BPMN) And Strategic Analysis
Strategic Value-Added Marketing
Governments
Ideation, Planning and Execution Of Large Scale
Innovation Programs Using Blockchain
Digitisation support with blockchain technology
Advisory by global blockchain experts
Academics
Joint research program
Education and learning courses
Organisation of academic conferences/events

EMURGO Africa invests and partners with Africa-focused enterprises, startups, and accelerators to foster the development of socially impactful solutions on Cardano’s third-generation and environmentally-sustainable blockchain.

Our Partners

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Incubator

ADANIAN LABS

A successful pan-African venture studio and incubator dedicated to nurture 300 impact driven commercially viable companies in Africa by 2025

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Ecosystem Accelerator

ADAVERSE

Adaverse is a Cardano Ecosystem Accelerator that aggregates entrepreneurs, strategists and mentors building its most robust foundation in Africa and Asia.

It's a collaborative initiative between EMURGO and Everest Ventures Group that supports blockchain founders with funds, mentorship and tech infrastructure to scale Web3 solutions across the globe.

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Venture Capital Firm

Kepple Africa Ventures

Kepple Africa Ventures is a venture capital firm dedicated to fostering the development of new technological industries on the African continent. Since its inception in 2018, Kepple Africa Ventures has invested in more than 100 startup companies in 11 different countries and its portfolio startups have gone on to build new solutions and services in diverse sectors across Africa.

Team

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Shogo Ishida

Co-CEO and Director

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Yosuke Yoshida

Co-CEO and Director

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Panjun Wang

Director

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Ahmed Amer

CEO of EMURGO Africa Kenya

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Hiroshi Yokoyama

Head of Acceleration

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Emeka Ezike

Community Manager

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Mayuko Kondo, Ph.D

Researcher & Analyst

News

Check out our latest announcements, news stories, meetups and press releases below.

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October 11, 2022 | Africa Events

EMURGO Africa’s Adaverse Announces Investment in Scalex to Transform Crypto Trading Experience in Africa

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October 25, 2022 | Africa Events

EMURGO Africa’s Adaverse Invests in Momint to Expand Adoption of Cardano for NFTs in Africa

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October 28, 2022 | Africa Events

Meet the C-Suite Team of EMURGO Middle East & Africa: An EMURGO Update

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