We invest in Africa's most remarkable teams with technical founders at the earliest stage of their venture

Hassle-free funding for

technology entrepreneurs

We invest $25,000 for 7%

We work closely with the startups, providing them with pre-seed funding, professional and advisory services

We identify the best early-stage, growth-driven technology startups with the potential to become billion dollar companies

We introduce startups to later stage investors and help them navigate the process of raising a larger round of funding

Accepting applications all year round

We get startups to a point where they are impressive enough to raise more funding or join world class accelerators

Microtraction funds smart, relentlessly resourceful founders who are building high growth, technology driven businesses in $Bn markets

What we look for in startups we fund

We are sector agnostic and geographically focused on Nigeria at launch

Who We Are

Yele Bademosi

Founding Partner


Dayo Koleowo



Lexi Novitske

Principal Investment Officer

Singularity Investments

Regional Advisor 

Michael Seibel


Y Combinator

Global Advisor + Investor

Dotun Olowoporoku

Managing Partner


Regional Advisor 

Andy Volk

Head of Ecosystem, SSA


Global Advisor + Investor

Chidinma Iwueke


Monique Woodward

Venture Partner

500 Startups

Global Advisor

Chris Schultz

CEO & Co-founder

Launch Pad

Venture Partner + Investor

Pave Investments

Anchor Investor +

Operational Support

Get actionable insights and real world advice from founders & operators who are building venture backed startups in Africa

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