88mph

88mph

88 mph is an African based startup accelerator focused on web-based and mobile application startups.

Launched in 2011, 88mph is a startup accelerator operating in Nairobi and Cape Town. They focused their investments in web based and mobile application based startups within the African marketplace.

The duration of the accelerator program was three months and they invested up to $100,000, with an average investment of $25,000. Their yearly accelerator programs included Nairobi 2011, Nairobi 2012, Cape Town 2013, Nairobi 2013 and Cape Town 2014.

In June of 2015, 88mph announced they would not invest in any startups for at least two years and instead turned their focus on working with existing portfolio companies.

As of Jul 31 2018, its 17 startups have collectively raised an estimated $3,358,240, an average of $197,543 each.

Portfolio companies

Company
Cohort
Founders

Adrenaline Hunter

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

Gamsole

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

88mph - Kenya 09/01/12

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

Zabacab

88mph - South Africa 02/01/13

Timeline

Funded Companies

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Accelerator batches

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Andy Volk

Advisor

Arnaud Collery

Employee

Igor Hobotov

Employee

Jennifer Browarczyk

Employee

Jesper Vesten Drescher

Investor

Katie Sarro

Employee

Kresten Buch

Founder

Martin Møller Nielsen

Employee

Nick Pentreath

Employee

Nikolai Barnwell

Investor

Ranjith Cherickel

Investor

Rupert Sully

Employee

Stefano Zorzi

Investor

Sylvia Brune

Investor

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Companies

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