At 216 Capital Ventures, our DNA is rooted in a passionate belief in the potential of Africa, a relentless drive for innovation, and an unwavering commitment to impact. We are not just investors; we are builders of a better future, one investment at a time.

We aspire to support the catalysts of innovation and sustainable development in Africa, creating a thriving ecosystem that empowers African entrepreneurs and harnesses the continent's untapped potential.

We are more than just investors; we are partners on a shared journey of growth, impact, and transformation.

Our Mission

Empower African Visionaries

We believe in the brilliance, resilience, and boundless potential of African founders. We are resolutely Africans, driven by the mission to identify, nurture, and amplify their genius talents. Our commitment is unwavering, and we are dedicated to giving them the support and resources they need to succeed.

Our Mission

Fuel Technological Enthusiasm

Technology is the driving force of progress, and we are unapologetic enthusiasts. We embrace the power of technology to drive change and innovation across Africa. We are at the forefront of technological advancements and are committed to fostering a tech-savvy ecosystem that empowers the continent.

Our Mission

Foster Development and Impact

Our investments are not just about financial returns; they are about building a brighter future for Africa. We invest because we believe in the immense development potential of the continent. Our focus is on creating real, sustainable impact, driving economic growth, and fostering positive change in the communities we touch.

Our Mission

Long-Term Partnerships

We are not transient investors. We are committed to forging long-term partnerships with the startups we support. As true partners, we share in the challenges and triumphs of our portfolio companies. We stand by them as they scale, evolve, and make their mark on the world.

Our Mission

Caring and Sharing

Caring is at the heart of our DNA. We deeply care about the founders, their teams, and the communities they serve. We are not just financial backers; we are mentors, advisors, and advocates. We share knowledge, experience, and networks to help our portfolio companies thrive.

Meet The Team

Hassen Arfaoui 216Capital

Hassen Arfaoui

Principal, Investment Manager