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Africa = Growth

Early stage venture fund deploying capital and a suite of support capabilities to exceptional entrepreneurs building transformative companies in Africa

Portfolio

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logoWhen it comes to dealing with From Here Ventures, they asked me the right questions and they were looking for the ‘real thing’ when it comes to the business, not just focussing on the ‘hype’.
Amr AbodraiaaFounder & Chief Strategist, Rology
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logoLocal support is very important because that context sometimes gets lost in a global world. Having a fund like FHV that understands that environment and has access to networks has proven to be very helpful.
Moses MukundiCEO & Founder, Eden Care
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logoWorking with the team at FHV has been a great experience. Apart from the funding, we have received expert advice, connections in the Kenyan ecosystem and talent recommendations that have propelled us to where we are right now. They embody the spirit of great venture-building in Africa.
Mathenge WaweruCo-founder, Shukran
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logoOur partnership with FHV completely transformed our strategic approach. Due to their broad exposure with startups, our conversations with their leadership team completely transformed the way we think about our business. They backed this up with connecting us to powerful local networks that increased our customer base
Ted MugandaCEO, Kinetic
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logoFHV's commitment to a pragmatic approach, prioritizing line-of-sight profitability, resonates deeply with our own default strategy. We continue to benefit from their intrinsic understanding of the African business ecosystem, local networks, and tangible value-add services.
Peter N. KironjiCEO, Twiva

Strategy

We deploy capital in various ways with the sole mission to drive sustained value for our portfolio companies and partners.

Our Approach

We invest in

Infrastructure Plays

Scalable solutions at the infrastructure layer of the problem stack upon which an entire industry is built or redefined entirely

– Systemic painkillers

Human Wellbeing

Mission driven entrepreneurs with an unwavering commitment to enhancing human wellbeing

– Human first

Women in leadership

Entrepreneurs who prioritize women in leadership roles and who hold gender balance as a core value

– Power to our women

Team

Mark Karake
Mark Karake

Partner

Kevin Irungu
Kevin Irungu

Investment Lead

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