RADIUS LABS

We power founders to build and  scale businesses in Africa. 

Radius Labs bridges the gap between the best developers and business ideas across the continent. 

We are Africa's fastest-growing pre-seed investment accelerator

Radius Labs is based in Nairobi Kenya with operations across East and Central Africa. We have received investment from some of the world's most influential companies to build and invest in exceptional companies solving Africa's problems using technology.

WHAT WE DO

Radius Labs provides seed funding for startups. Seed funding is the earliest stage of venture funding. 

 

Some companies may need no more than seed funding. Others will go through several rounds. There is no right answer; how much funding you need depends on the kind of company you start.

 

At Radius Labs, our goal is to get you through the first phase. This usually means: get you to the point where you’ve built something impressive enough to raise money on a larger scale. Then we can introduce you to later stage investors—or occasionally even acquirers.

BEYOND MONEY

We make small investments in return for small stakes in the companies we fund.

 

All venture investors supply some combination of money and help. In our case the money is by far the smaller component. In fact, many of the startups we fund don’t need the money. We think of the money we invest as more like financial aid in college: it’s so people who do need the money can pay their living expenses while RL is happening.