emurgo africa

Connecting The Middle East & Africa with Web3.

EMURGO Africa is the Middle East and Africa-based entity of EMURGO, focusing on regional adoption of Cardano and Web3 technologies.

our Focus

Investing and supporting regional Web3 startups.

Africa focuses on a comprehensive strategy including building local communities, investment in, and acceleration of talented local Web3 entrepreneurs and startups building on Web3 solutions with a focus on Cardano.

Our Products

Building socially impactful solutions.

EMURGO’s Africa team is focused on building platforms that provide unparalleled solutions to different stakeholders across the region.


EMURGO Labs enables Web2 and Web3 technologies to scale across borders.

Labs is the flagship accelerator and development entity of EMURGO Middle East & Africa.

  • Accelerate portfolio companies of EMURGO MEA.

  • Develop Web3 products, services, and solutions architectures.

  • Bridge the technical knowledge gap between Web2 organizations and Cardano.

  • NODO

    The most trusted news source for Web3 in Africa.

    NODO is a pan-African Web3 Discovery and News platform with a vision to inform and educate consumers on the latest Web3 products and services being developed across fifty-five countries within the African continent.


    Backing the most exciting Web3 startups in Africa.

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    The SaaS-enabled Pan-African freelance marketplace

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    GameFi operating within the NFT Industry

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    Blockchain-based gaming firm focused on the creation & deployment of hyper-casual games

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    Africa-based cryptocurrencies platform aim to bridging Africa into the crypto economy

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    A digital banking application for cross border collections,
    payments and settlements

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    HouseAfrica is a cutting-edge property technology firm founded in 2019 with a mission to enhance the real estate industry’s efficiency and trust by leveraging innovative technologies.

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    Democratizing access to economic opportunity for everyday people in frontier markets

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    Melanin Kapital

    Our platform helps underserved business access credit for green transition

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    Instantly book EasyCoach,Modern Coast,Crown Bus etc bus tickets.

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    Mazzuma is a mobile money payment system that utilizes a distributed secure infrastructure and cryptocurrency to enable seamless payments

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    We are a global payment company that makes it easy to send and receive money internationally.

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    Technology Solutions For The Pharmaceutical
    & Consumer Goods Industries

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    We’re a bank, and so much more, helping you build wealth through personal and business banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance. But at heart, we’re people who use our work to build relationships and make a difference.

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    Our mission is to leverage use of the blockchain and other frontier technologies to solve problems in society.

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    Canza Finance

    We are an Open Finance Portal enabling access to unlimited financial services for emerging markets.

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    Cassava Network

    Africa’s Web3 Platform for Entertainment, Rewards and Games Building the bridge for Web2 to Web3

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    Real-time market research tool combining online & offline consumer data for actionable insights.

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    BitSport is a revolutionary play and earn gaming platform that brings together the exciting world of gaming and the limitless possibilities of Web3. Incentivize your PLAY

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    A global gaming guild where you can Play and Earn from your gaming skills. Challenge, connect and share with gamers worldwide.

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    FanBants is a fantasy football game where you pick a team of 11 players and earn points based on how your players perform in real life.

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    TalkSay is bringing new social media experiences for Nigerian people in their language.

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    The world’s first digital gaming wallet gives you complete ownership of your earnings. Bank your cash or withdrawal to an account of your choice.

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    We are Africa’s first wealth management platform that makes investing social. We allow users access to different investment options like stocks and ETFs.

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    Ejara is a secured investment app allowing you buy crypto currencies and fractional shares.

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    Stakefair is an ecosystem of blockchain, crypto and DeFi products. We have built products that function with high interoperability such as no-loss pools and staking contracts.

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    Credable is the Digital Banking Platform that is driving the future of banking by embedding financial services in businesses across emerging markets.

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    A fully regulated investment platform designed for experienced investors and beginners to trade and store virtual assets.

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    hustlesasa is the #1 platform for creators to sell online. We help creators to start, run, and grow their business.

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    We are the leading global marketplace enabling you to convert your airtime into digital money. And for a limited time, we will even pay you to try us out

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    Momint is a social app that enables you to connect with like-minded people and become part of online communities. Learn about Blockchain Technology.

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    Simulon is a new 3D platform that brings photorealistic CG content creation to mobile

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    bitgrit is an AI competition and recruiting platform for data scientists, home to a community of over 25,000 engineers worldwide.

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    Kabuk Style inc

    KabuK simplifies travel payments by allowing users to accumulate monthly payments, eliminating the need for repetitive data entry and payments for each booking.

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    CALEND is a one-stop DeFi solution on the high-performance Cardano blockchain. It is designed to capture the rapid growth in cryptocurrencies and the huge total asset value to be deployed and benefited from.

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    the ultimate messaging infrastructure that takes your security and privacy to the next level.

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    Adanian Labs

    We are an AI, Blockchain, and Smart Technologies Venture Studio that builds nurtures, and scales impact-driven tech startups across Africa.

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    One-stop platform for secure real estate management and transaction

    Connecting Africa to Cardano and Web3

    Cardano commercialization arm EMURGO will invest over $200 million to support Africa’s ecosystem growth over the next three years

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    Ken Kodama

    Founder and CEO, EMURGO