Building the Future of FinTech

Propelling category-leading companies and fueling an inclusive digital economy

"Our Mantra"
Every company should be a fintech company
We help ambitious founders reinvent industries and transform financial services.

We help companies mobilize FinTech to reinvent and digitize all industries and financial services.

We aspire for FinTech to fuel a new open and financially inclusive economy adding billions to GDP.

Our Mantra

Every company should be a FinTech company.

We partner with ambitious founders to reinvent industries and transform the financial infrastructure of the digital economy.

Customer focused
Value oriented
Data obsessed
People centric
What we do

Unicorn Growth Capital is a pioneer FinTech VC firm

Thesis-Driven

Thesis-driven investing in early-stage FinTech-enabled companies (Seed to Series A).

Thesis-Driven

Thesis-driven investing in early-stage FinTech-enabled companies (Seed to Series A).

Mobile-Based Economy

Bridging Africa’s fast-growing mobile-based economies with the global digital ecosystem.

Mobile-Based Economy

Bridging Africa’s fast-growing mobile-based economies with the global digital ecosystem.

VC Ecosystem

Driving an inclusive economy and diverse VC ecosystem backing diverse and female founders.

VC Ecosystem

Driving an inclusive economy and diverse VC ecosystem backing diverse and female founders.
What we do

We are value-add investors in emerging global champions

Thesis-Driven

Investing in early-stage FinTech-enabled companies, leveraging emerging technologies and providing critical infrastructure and embedded finance across industries

Africa

Scaling global companies, with a focus on integrating fast-growing mobile-based economies with the global ecosystem

Diverse

Driving an inclusive economy by financially empowering underserved consumers and businesses. Promoting a diverse VC ecosystem by backing underrepresented and female founders

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Our Focus

We provide you the use of emerging technologies

We focus on companies that are data-driven, built for the API economy, use emerging technologies (AI, blockchain, IOT) and are strategically valuable to the digital ecosystem.

Our Focus

We invest in companies that solve major challenges and are strategically valuable to the digital ecosystem

FinTech Infrastructure



FinTech Infrastructure

• API-based
• Embeddable
• Crypto /Blockchain

Embedded Finance



Embedded Finance

• Vertical SAAS
• Enterprise / SMB Software
• Marketplace

Digital Financial Services



Digital Financial Services

• B2C Digital Natives
Our Companies
We’ve supported leading companies that have built the financial rails to power the digital economy
Banking automation software and decentralised payments platform

Fintech Infrastructure

AppZone is a fintech software provider building out the core infrastructure for digital financial services in Africa. The company provides banking software-as-a-service to banks, fintechs and financial service providers in 5 African countries.

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Our Companies
We’ve supported leading companies that have built the financial rails to power the digital economy
Banking automation software and decentralised payments platform

Fintech Infrastructure

AppZone is a fintech software provider building out the core infrastructure for digital financial services in Africa. The company provides banking software-as-a-service to banks, fintechs and financial service providers in 5 African countries.

men of appzone
indicina company logo

AI-powered lending-as-a-service and analytics platform

Fintech Infrastructure

Indicina’s platform helps banks, MFBs and FinTech companies to manage their retail lending by digitising their customer onboarding, loan origination, credit decisioning and portfolio management.

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Cross-border payments and digital banking platform

Fintech Infrastructure

VertoFX is a leading enterprise and marketplace platform for FX exchanges and cross-border financial services. The company’s cross-border payments and digital banking infrastructure is helping to make cross-border trade cheaper, faster and safer.

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Banking automation software and decentralised payments platform

Fintech Infrastructure

AppZone is a fintech software provider building out the core infrastructure for digital financial services in Africa. The company provides banking software-as-a-service to banks, fintechs and financial service providers in 5 African countries.

men of appzone
Our Team
Experienced Investors and Operators

CEO and Founding Partner

Operating Partner

We help companies
scale and win

We are a team of experienced investors and company builders with more than 50 years of combined work experience in Financial Services, Telecommunications and Technology sectors. We pride ourselves as being a supportive, hands-on partner with first-hand operator experience across Africa and globally.

Through strategic partnerships, we enable collaborations with key stakeholders such as banks, telecoms, corporates, regulators and other FinTech players. We also aim to drive collaborations between our portfolio companies to generate synergies and bolster their customer base in addition to providing regulatory and policy guidance in our target markets. 

We help companies enhance their business strategies by sharing best practices on financial services and FinTech-driven business models.  Our network of advisors and operator mentors deliver their expertise on FinTech products and advanced technologies to deepen capabilities for leveraging non-biased AI models, blockchain, and cybersecurity. We provide proven go-to-market strategies into target FinTech/banking markets and regions in Africa and emerging markets.

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Our Team

Experienced investors and operators

We help companies scale and win in their respective industries and categories

We are a team of experienced investors and company builders with more than 50 years of combined work experience in Financial Services, Telecommunications and Technology sectors. We pride ourselves as being a supportive, hands-on partner with first-hand operator experience across Africa and globally.

Through strategic partnerships, we enable collaborations with key stakeholders such as banks, telecoms, corporates, regulators and other FinTech players. We also aim to drive collaborations between our portfolio companies to generate synergies and bolster their customer base in addition to providing regulatory and policy guidance in our target markets. 

We help companies enhance their business strategies by sharing best practices on financial services and FinTech-driven business models.  Our network of advisors and operator mentors deliver their expertise on FinTech products and advanced technologies to deepen capabilities for leveraging non-biased AI models, blockchain, and cybersecurity. We provide proven go-to-market strategies into target FinTech/banking markets and regions in Africa and emerging markets.

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