We are building a generation of world-class businesses operating in Africa
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About L5Lab

We focus our company building efforts on finding and developing great leadership teams.

VENTURE CAPITAL

We make seed stage investments in high potential tech-related companies in Africa.


VENTURE CREATION

We sometimes create companies from scratch when we believe we have a “right” idea.


REGIONAL EXPANSION PARTNERSHIPS

We develop international partnerships to successfully extend proven business models into West Africa and the broader Sub-Saharan region.


GROWTH FUNDRAISING

We support management teams through the process of raising growth capital.


L5Labs offers its portfolio companies:

    Strategic management support & CEO Mentoring
    Financing
    Office space and other administrative support services
MEET THE TEAM

Chika Nwobi
Managing Partner
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Patrick Ilodianya
Partner
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Abi Awomosu Shobowale
Head of Digital Marketing and Analytics
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EMEKA AWAGU
Chief Technology Officer
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Portfolio

Jobberman

Jobberman.com is an online job vacancy website that helps companies find talent and jobseekers find vacancies.

Cheki West Africa

L5Labs L5 invested in starting Cheki in Nigeria in 2011. It is now the leading cars website in Nigeria with operations in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Enugu and Kaduna.

Oya.com.ng

L5lab invested in Oya.com.ng to provide bus ticketing solutions for inter-city bus companies in Nigeria. Travelers will be able to go on oya.com.ng from their mobile phones to book bus tickets and pay via mobile money or other channels.

Kamdora

Kamdora.com is an online fashion website for the stylish Nigerian.

Investing

440.ng is a joint venture between L5LAB and 88mph investing in start-ups in Africa through a 3 month accelerator program model

Startups can apply for investment from the 1st of May this year, we will make our first investments during August. The startups that receive an investment from us will move their laptop and coffee mug into a co-working space where we will spend 3 months working together with them on getting to market, testing their products, and helping them build a strong investment case for bigger investors. We invest between $10k - $100k USD.

Get Involved

Here are a few ways to get involved.

L5 Fellows

An L5 Fellow will work for 3-6 months as an Expert-in-Residence with our portfolio companies in an area of strength. For you, this could be marketing, sales, business development, IT, business intelligence, product management or more. Everyday you’ll act as a sounding board for entrepreneurs as they build their businesses while suggesting and implementing ideas of your own based on your experience.

An L5 Fellow could go on to start their own company with potential backing from L5, work in the African tech sector, or join one of our startup companies in a leadership position.

Click Apply Nowor Send a mail to careers@l5lab.com with subject L5 Fellow

Country Manager - Ghana, Cote D-Ivoire, Angola

We are expanding our businesses across Africa, and need country leaders.


YOUR PROFILE

  • Minimum of 5 Years in a management role creating and implementing strategy
  • Prior Experience in Business Development Field
  • Demonstrated record of outstanding professional achievement.

Click Apply Nowor Send a mail to careers@l5lab.com with subject Country Manager

Co-founders

Entrepreneurs typically bring ideas to life and vision to fulfillment. We believe that successful ventures are a product of useful and productive partnerships. Are you an entrepreneur, driven by innovation and new challenges, If you have a company or an idea, you are willing to roll out but don’t know how, you shouldn’t do it alone, we should travel the path and win together.

Click Apply Nowor Send a mail to careers@l5lab.com with subject Co-Founder

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Contact us

L5LAB.
Our location

Penthouse, The MooreHouse Ikoyi, 1 Bankole Oki Street, Off Second Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.


E-mail addresses

invest@l5Lab.com
partner@l5lab.com
enquiries@l5lab.com
careers@l5lab.com