The Founder Files
Season 3 Episode 6

What is the African startup ecosystem like – Caleb Maru, Tech Safari

There’s a 83% drop-off rate in African startups finding product-market fit and scaling.

Caleb Maru, the founder of Tech Safari, brought this statistic to shed light on the unique hurdles faced by early-stage founders in Africa’s diverse startup landscape. We explore the nuances of ecosystem maturity and the contrasting perspectives on international expansion prevalent in different regions, including Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa.

Discover how Tech Safari plays a pivotal role in amplifying startup stories, offering valuable lessons and inspiration. As Caleb predicts an acquisition season on the horizon, we discuss the impending transformations within Africa’s entrepreneurial sphere.

Tune in for a captivating conversation that uncovers the dynamics of African startup growth and gain Caleb Maru’s expert insights into what lies ahead for the rest of 2023 and beyond.