Makers de Rêves et Dream Makers logo

Crowdfunding: an opportunity for African entrepreneurs to realize their dreams 

Africa crowdfunding: the future of project financing

représentante Makers de Rêves  Falone Tameza

Africa crowdfunding is gaining popularity on the continent. It is an alternative financing method that allows businesses to collect funds online from contributors. People can use this form of financing for many projects, such as starting a business, making a film, setting up a community development project, etc.

There are several crowdfunding platforms in Africa, including Materneo, Thundafund, and Zidisha. These platforms allow businesses to create an online fundraising campaign, which enables them to collect donations or investments from contributors worldwide.


Why crowdfunding is becoming popular in these African countries

However, crowdfunding is particularly popular in South Africa, where many innovative businesses financed their projects through this method. However, it is also gaining popularity in other countries on the continent, such as Kenya, Nigeria, and Egypt.

It is challenging to say the trends in crowdfunding for these African in the coming years. Still, this alternative financing form will continue to grow and expand to new countries.

Africa Crowdfunding

As crowdfunding in Africa continues to grow and evolve, it is essential for businesses seeking funding to thoroughly research and choose a reputable platform that aligns with their goals and needs. By taking the time to plan and execute a successful crowdfunding campaign carefully, it is possible to achieve funding and bring a project to fruition.

How to contribute to a crowdfunding project without a credit card

Finally, many people in Africa need access to a credit card. Still, there are several other ways to contribute to a crowdfunding project online, even without a credit card. Available options include PayPal, debit cards, bank transfers, and mobile wallets. Before contributing to a project, check the payment options available on each platform.

Want to know all the secrets of crowdfunding in your country? Then, sign up for one of our support programs and discover how to succeed in your crowdfunding campaign!

Need help understanding what alternative financing is?

Fill out the form to receive our partner guide

Fill out the form to receive our guide