Lucy Ngige

Lucy Ngige

Egypt’s Yodawy Raises USD 1 Mn In Series A Round

Yodawy, a medication ordering and pharmacy benefits platform has secured USD 1 Mn in a Series A funding round led

South African Insurtech Pineapple Emerges Winner At Global Challenge, Walks Away With USD 1.5 Mn

Pineapple, a Johannesburg-based peer to peer insurtech startup based in South Africa has won USD 1.5 Mn after emerging first

Moringa School, Nairobi-based Technology Learning Accelerator Lands Investment From DOB Equity

Moringa School, a Kenyan multi-disciplinary coding school, has secured investment from DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East

Yet Another Funding Round For Kenya’s Twiga Foods As It Secures USD 30 Mn, With Goldman Sachs Acquiring Stake In It

Twiga Foods, a Kenyan B2B m-commerce platform connecting farmers and food manufacturers to retailers has raised USD 30 Mn in


Resilience And Grit Are Key For An Entrepreneur’s Success

Much is said about entrepreneurship. The journey to coming up with meaningful solutions to solve mankind’s problems is no easy

UK Announces USD 12.9 Mn Funding To Support Fintech Startups

The Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Peter Estlin has announced USD 12.5 Mn (GBP 10 Mn) funding

UTU Technologies, On Using Artificial Intelligence To Create Trust Online

In any business, trust is a driver of customer loyalty and is what keeps them coming back. In the physical

PEG Africa Receives USD 4 Mn Debt Facility; Plans Expansion of Operations In Senegal

West Africa’s asset financing solar company PEG Africa has raised USD 4 Mn in debt, in a round led by

Top Startup Acquisitions In Africa, 2019

2019 has been an eventful year in the African startup ecosystem. As expected, a number of startups have raised funding,

RiseUp Acquires StarterHub, Two Months After Acquiring Menabytes

RiseUp, an Egyptian platform known to organize one of the leading entrepreneurship events in the MENA region, has acquired StarterHub,

Almentor To Accelerate Course Development With USD 4.5 Mn Series A Funding Secured

Almentor, an e-learning video marketplace with operations in Dubai and Cairo has secured a USD 4.5 Mn series A funding

Egyptian Logistics Startup Sprint Raises Six-Figure Seed Funding Following USD 1.25 Mn Pre-Money Valuation

Sprint, a logistics and delivery startup founded in 2018 has secured a six-figure seed funding from an undisclosed angel investor