Kito Capital is building the next generation of fast-growing African companies capable of delivering breakthrough prosperity.


Hybrid Model

Kito operates two integrated companies: Kito Capital, which is a for-profit holding company and Kito Impact which is a non-profit mission-driven organization. Placing the needs of seed-stage startups in emerging markets at the center of its value proposition, Kito has architected this hybrid corporate structure to optimize how it can catalyze entrepreneur-led development across sectors; resolve the “Pioneer Gap”; and scale its own operations and aggregated social impact. Learn more about Kito Impact at


Emerging markets in sub-Saharan Africa are fast becoming data-rich environments shaped by dramatic increases in B2B and consumer web and mobile technology use. A broad range of business verticals are ripe for disruptive entrepreneurial ventures that leverage technology and data strategies to address market inefficiencies, cut high transaction costs, and deliver products and services that can gain economies of scale. These ventures have the potential to generate outsized market returns while catalyzing entrepreneur-led economic development and social impact.

We look to partner with entrepreneurs and their seed-stage companies where there is an opportunity to:



Invest in companies with excellent teams focused on lowering transaction costs in B2B contexts using mobile or online technologies and sophisticated data strategies.



Deliver products and services that can scale regionally.



Generate outsized commercial returns and impact to our funders.

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