Egypt’s Buseet Gets Seed Round Extension From Saudi-Based Vision Ventures

It appears to be raining dollar bills for Egyptian transport-tech startups as the sector has witnessed a flurry of investment

Nzekwe Henry December 12
Egypt’s Sawari Ventures Scores USD 35 Mn In First Tranche Of Its New Fund For North Africa

Egyptian VC, Sawari Ventures, has announced a first closing of USD 35 Mn for its latest fund called Sawari Ventures

Nzekwe Henry December 12
Google Free Wi-Fi Station Launched In Abuja

In a move to foster internet connection in Nigeria, Google, in partnership with Nigeria’s Backbone Connectivity Network, has launched a

Andrew Christian December 11
Egypt’s Nawah Scientific Gets USD 1 Mn Funding Boost From Endure Capital

Egyptian research startup, Nawah Scientific, has secured an investment worth USD 1 Mn in a pre-Series A round led by

Nzekwe Henry December 10
Egyptian Healthtech Startup Vezeeta Raises Investment From IFC

Egyptian healthtech startup, Vezeeta, has secured an undisclosed amount of investment from World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). This

Nzekwe Henry December 10
Ugandan Startup Swipe2pay Swipes Away USD 40K At BRIDGE East Africa Startup Pitch

Swipe2pay, a Ugandan startup was picked as the winner of BRIDGE East Africa Startup pitch and secured USD 40K at

Kevin Gachiri December 10
Nigeria’s Logistics Startup Kobo360 Raises USD 6 Mn From World Bank’s IFC

Nigeria’s Uber-like trucking logistics startup Kobo360 has raised USD 6 Mn in its second investment round this year. The equity

Andrew Christian December 7
South Africa’s Naked Insurance Scores Additional USD 2 Mn Investment

Johannesburg-based artificial intelligence-driven car insurance provider, Naked Insurance has secured additional USD 2.2 Mn K to grow its team, ramp

Nzekwe Henry December 6
Here’s How To Craft A Winning Startup Business Plan

A kickass business plan can be to a startup what a winning game plan is to a soccer team. Starting

Nzekwe Henry December 5
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No Power? No Problem! This Nigerian Engineer Is Making Ironing Possible Without Electricity

Have you ever wanted to look dandy and gilt-edged for an occasion, looking to rock your hairsplitting and genteel piece

Andrew Christian December 5
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