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South African Beverage Startup PURA Raises Series A From Knife capital

Cape Town-based PURA Beverage Company raised Series A from South Africa’s one of the most active Venture Capital firm Knife

South African Sun Exchange Raises USD 1 Mn From Recently Concluded ICO

Cape Town-based ‘Blockchain’ enabled solar energy startup Sun Exchange raised USD 1 Mn from its recently concluded ICO round. In

African Outsourcing Startup Andela Secures USD 100 Mn In Series D

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a USD 100M


The United Kingdom Just Invested USD 2.5 Mn In This African Remittances Company

Africa focussed remittances company MFS Africa raised USD 2.5 Mn from UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). The development came in at

Microfinance Software Company Musoni Services Gets Investment From Alterfin

Africa focussed microfinance software company Musoni Services has raised an equity investment from Alterfin; a Belgium based Co-operative society. Existing

Will 2019 Be A Strong Chapter In EdTech’s Book? – WeeTracker Annual Report 2018

An interesting trend emerged in WeeTracker’s Annual Report during sector analysis of the deals. The EdTech sector registered its spot

Nigerian Startups Secure The Maximum Number of Deals in Africa – WeeTracker VC Report 2018

The results are out and this year NIGERIA led the way with the maximum number of deals. As per WeeTracker’s 2018

African Venture Capital 2018 Report – USD 725.6 Mn Invested In 458 Deals

Everything has a ‘history’, and we believe 2018 will go down as a monumental year in the history of the

Attending a Tech Conference? Here’s How To Stand ‘Above’

You have taken the plunge with your tickets in one hand and business cards in the other! All set to dominate this

Zimbabwean Off-grid Startup Zonful Energy Secures Investment from Energy Access Ventures

Harare-based Zonful Energy, a provider of clean energy solutions to off-grid households, has secured its first funding round from Energy

Can AirBnB Master The ABCs Of Africa?

Ten years back, who was to say that a colossal disruption is coming for the accommodation industry? Nobody in their

Knife Capital’s Grindstone Accelerator Announces Its Fourth Cohort

South African venture capital firm Knife Capital has announced the twelve companies participating in its fourth Grindstone Accelerator programme. Some of

Don’t Just Listen, Get noticed – Accepting Applications for BRIDGE East Africa Startup Pitch

Success with collaboration is far more fulfilling than succeeding alone. It is this strength of network that we truly believe

Why BRIDGE is Better Than the Jungle Safari You Are Planning?

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have loads of work all the time on your shoulders? Do you feel that

Learn From Those Who’ve Done The Coolest Stuff – BRIDGE East Africa

Information ain’t fairly distributed – inspiration even more so. Even true for swag. Now as we jump to some stats, a statutory warning that this could blow

South African Startup Bettr Finance Scores ZAR 100 K in 90 seconds on WeeTracker #UberPITCH

The third episode of WeeTracker UberPITCH made history, as South African Fintech startup Bettr Finance scored R 100 K from

The African E-commerce Saga: Chapter South Africa

South Africa stands out from all other African countries when it comes to development and growth opportunities. To maintain its

Naspers Teardown: How This African Newspaper Became One Of The Largest Companies In The World – [Report]

Headquartered in South Africa, Naspers has established its presence around the world. It has proved its financial strength time and

Danish Startup Spektral Gets Acquired By Apple, Finnish Startup Varjo Raises USD 31 Mn In Series B And More..

Here is the snapshot of last week’s biggest news from the startup ecosystem from around the globe [ 08-12 October

Announcing Our First Flagship Conference, ‘Bridge’- East Africa, Brace Yourself, We Are Coming!

Africa is shining, and we are dazzled. With the continent producing the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs; it has

With The Shopping Season Round The Corner, Here Is A Sneak Peek At The African E-Commerce Industry

A report by International Post Corporation predicts that global e-commerce sales will go up by 141% between 2016 and 2021.

London Based Startup Huel, Selling Powder Food Secures USD 23 Mn, Indonesian Startup Moka Acquires Indian GetFocus And More

Here are the highlights of startup news from around the globe this week [01-07 October 2018] Asia Singapore-based AI Grid

WeeTracker UberPITCH – Meet The Startups

Last month we opened the search for startups who would participate in the SA’s very first startup web series: #UberPITCH.

Bangladesh Based Ride-Hailing Startup Shohoz Raises USD 15 Mn, French Startup Isorg Secures USD 28 Mn And More

Here is a quick recap of all the biggest headlines from startups around the globe [ 24-28 September 2018] ASIA

Africa Last Week: Startup Events Glimpses [17th-23rd September, 2018]

It’s that time of the week again when we do a recap on some of the most notable startup and

Indian Cab Aggregator Ola Plans To Enter New Zealand, Dutch Fintech Startup Cobase Secures USD 8.8 Mn From ING Ventures And More..

Here is a quick roundup of latest startup headlines from around the globe for last week [17- 23 September 2018]

It Sucks To Be An Entreprenuer, Trust Us

It is just the perfect utopian life from the outside. Doesn’t it give an adrenaline rush thinking of being able