About V8 Capital We invest in technology enterprise businesses

As a firm, we are focused on achieving enterprise automation on the African continent. We believe the transformative power of technology is key to accelerating business growth across all major industry verticals.

We invest in highly driven and ambitious entrepreneurs who can harness the power of technology to create more effective and efficient ways for businesses to deliver goods and services to a vibrant young African population. Being able to scale their vision and dream is key to creating a better future for all Africans living in Africa.


Established in 2017

V8 Capital Partners was set up in 2017 with its maiden investment in V8 Valley, a 50-man co-working space at the heart of Lekki, Lagos which houses a vibrant young population.

2018 Investment

V8 Capital Partners invested in AppZone, an enterprise software automation business aimed at automating core banking operations across all financial institutions with the first licensed Blockchain Switch in Africa. V8 Capital Partners sits on the AppZone’s board.

2019 Key Partnerships

V8 Capital Partners through its co-working space partnered with GIZ, Google and the African Angel Network to deliver Masterclasses to entrepreneurs in 2019, significantly narrowing the knowledge gap to enable entrepreneurs to succeed.

V8 Capital Partners also invested in Kobo360, a software company aimed at automating long haul logistics across various verticals

2020, Launch of V8 Growth Labs Fund

V8 Capital Partners launched V8 Growth Labs in 2020, an early-stage accelerator providing business know-how and seed capital to entrepreneurs within the V8 Venture Network.

The firm also invested in 54Gene, a biotech data company aimed at automating drug discovery for pharmaceutical companies using genome data.

2021, Launch of VCP Pre-Growth I Fund

In Q1 2021, V8 Capital Partners launched a Pre-Growth fund which targeted Pre-Series A companies. We invested in Yemaachi, Mecho, VerifyMe and Marketforce with this Fund

2022, Launch of VCP Growth I LP and VCP GPF I (Co-Investment Fund)

In 2022, V8 Capital Partners launched its first institutional LP Fund VCP Growth I LP based in Delaware and also an automated Co-Investment Fund VCP GPF I to accommodate key African partners across the continent.


There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Nelson Mandela

The V8 Venture Group

Our Location Lagos Nigeria

V8 Valley, 7B Dr. S Ezekuse Close,
Off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1,
Lagos, Nigeria