Egyptian Transport Startup Halan Closes Series-A Round Led By Algebra Ventures And Battery Road Digital Holdings

Halan; a ride-hailing app for motorcycles and tricycles (commonly called ‘tuktuks’) has secured a multi-million dollar Series-A investment in a

Nzekwe Henry December 3
Nigerian Enterprises Rewarded With USD 2 Mn Grant In The Google Impact Challenge

Nonprofits and social enterprises in Nigeria have cause to cheer and make merry as twelve such organisations took home grants

Nzekwe Henry November 30
Google Rewards 12 South African Enterprises With USD 2 Mn Grant For Winning Impact Challenge

Global tech giants, Google, has announced winners of the first ever edition of the South African leg of the Google

Nzekwe Henry November 30
12 Kenyan Social Enterprises Receive USD 2 Mn in Grants From Google

Non-profit and social entrepreneurial opportunities in Africa have received a major boost as twelve Kenyan businesses have been selected to

Kevin Gachiri November 29
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

Team WeeTracker November 27
North Africa This Week [19th-25th November, 2018]

Here are the highlights of major happenings in the North African startup ecosystem this week. Events Update Achieveness Meetup #01:

Nzekwe Henry November 25
Egyptian Transport-Tech Startup Swvl Scores Huge Series-B Investment

Egyptian startup; Swvl, has announced the closing of a Series-B round co-led by three investors in its previous funding round;

Nzekwe Henry November 23
Uber’s Interest In Kenya’s Minibus Public Transport – What You Should Know

Road transport is big business in Nairobi. According to the survey released by The Kenya National Bureau of statistics Economic

Kevin Gachiri November 23
Nigerian HealthTech Startup SonoCare Secures Funding From Gray Matters Capital’s coLABS Funds

Port Harcourt-based on-demand mobile diagnostic imaging startup SonoCare has secured funding to the tune of USD 250 K from coLabs funds. The investment

Nayantara Jha November 21
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Knife’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

Team WeeTracker November 20
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