ABAN's First Cross-Border Investment

The Africa Business Angel Network (ABAN) celebrates a historic milestone as it makes its inaugural cross-border investment in Ghanaian startup Legendary Foods. This groundbreaking investment, facilitated through Rwanda-based Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs), signifies a paradigm shift in ABAN's investment strategy and underscores its commitment to fostering startup growth and innovation across the continent.

Igniting Startup Prosperity

ABAN, in collaboration with AEDIB-NET, has successfully executed a cross-border investment in Legendary Foods through the ABAN Climate Smart Agriculture Angel Network. This initiative exemplifies ABAN's dedication to promoting fluid cross-border syndications and connecting angel investors with transformative opportunities, igniting a new era of startup prosperity in Africa.

Fostering Innovation Through Collaboration

Fadilah Tchoumba, CEO of ABAN, emphasizes the organization's commitment to facilitating cross-border investment as a catalyst for empowering African startups. By bridging investors and startups across diverse geographies, ABAN not only invests capital but also fosters a culture of collaboration and innovation, laying the foundation for sustainable growth and development across the continent.

Acknowledging Collaborative Partnerships

ABAN extends its sincere appreciation to AEDIB-NET for its invaluable support in realizing the organization's cross-border investment initiatives. Through strategic partnerships and collaborative efforts, ABAN and its partners are paving the way for a vibrant startup ecosystem where innovation thrives and entrepreneurial aspirations soar.

Transforming Agriculture: Legendary Foods' Innovative Impact

Legendary Foods has revolutionized the food tech landscape with its locally scalable and environmentally sustainable approach to protein production. By commercializing novel food technologies that offer a nutritious alternative to traditional industrial meat production, Legendary Foods is spearheading a climate-smart revolution in agriculture.

ABAN's Support for Disruptive Technologies

Shobhita Soor, CEO and founder of Legendary Foods, emphasizes the critical role of business angel investments in supporting early-stage startups, particularly in sectors like food tech that have historically been underserved by venture capital investment in Africa. ABAN's investment not only provides financial support but also grants access to a vast network of resources and opportunities, propelling Legendary Foods towards its mission of increasing protein accessibility in an environmentally conscious manner.

As ABAN makes its first cross-border investment in Legendary Foods, the stage is set for a transformative journey towards sustainable innovation and entrepreneurial success. Through strategic partnerships, visionary leadership, and unwavering commitment, ABAN and its partners are shaping a brighter future for African startups, where innovation knows no bounds and prosperity knows no limits.