British International Investment

TIDE Africa II LP

EgyptMauritiusNigeriaSouth AfricaAfricaBritish Overseas TerritoriesEast AfricaNorth AfricaUSAWest AfricaCommunications & IT servicesFinancial servicesInfrastructure

TLcom is an Africa-focused venture capital investor that supports early-stage tech businesses that improve suppliers and consumers’ market access and participation in key sectors of the economy such as education, agriculture, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and financial services. Through their second fund, TIDE Africa II LP, they will expand their focus in to Egypt, as well as strengthen its long-standing presence across East and West Africa. With individual investments sizes ranging from from $500,000 – $15 million, TLcom expects to support an additional 20 early-stage start-ups.

Investments made by BII into this fund:

Investment name Commitment Region Sector Start date Status
Investment 01 $10m Communications & IT services, Financial services, Infrastructure November 2021 Active

Investments made by this fund into companies:

Investment name Country Region Sector Start date Status
Appzone Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services November 2023 Active
ILLA Transport Solutions Egypt North Africa Infrastructure December 2022 Active
Little Fish South Africa Southern Africa Communications & IT services June 2023 Active
Pastel Limited Nigeria West Africa Financial services May 2022 Exited
Predictus SAS Nigeria West Africa Financial services September 2022 Active
Seamless HR Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services November 2021 Active
TAPSI Mauritius East Africa Financial services December 2022 Active
Vendease Corp Nigeria West Africa Communications & IT services June 2022 Active

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