11 High-Profile African Startup Exits Of The Last Decade – Plus Those That Weren’t Happy Endings

There’s been a lot of buzz around African startup funding over the last few years, and rightfully so. But even

Bracing For AFCON, Egypt’s Sports Startup Eksab Secures Investment From 500 Startups

Cairo-based sports startup Eksab has raised a “six-figure” investment from 500 Startups, to help the leading Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS)

Four Egyptian Fintechs You Should Know

Egypt has the makings of a booming fintech industry. I didn’t say that. The IMF did. Egypt has tremendous potential

Chandaria Capital Invests In Nairobi-Based Food & Beverage Company Savannah Brands

Kenya’s Chandaria Capital participated in a recent seed funding round with Nairobi-based Savannah Brands, an early-stage African-based food and beverage


Max.ng Shouts Back With Nigeria’s Most Significant Bike-Hailing Funding Round

Nigerian bike-hailing startup Max.ng has raised a new round of unspecified funding, joining the two-wheeled big leagues to reclaim its

3 Startups Win USD 75 K Each At MEST Africa’s Fourth Tech Summit In Nairobi

MEST Africa – a Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund and incubator, had a successful tech summit in Nairobi yesterday.

After Splashing Millions Impact-Investing In Sweden, Norrsken Heads To Africa

Swedish Norrsken Foundation is one of the major players in impact entrepreneurship in the European country. With deep pockets and

Richest French Family Buys Undisclosed Stake In Kenya’s Twiga Foods For USD 5 Mn

France’s Mulliez Family, one of the wealthiest households in the world, has acquired an unspecified stake in Kenya’s retail technology

Ever Heard Of Boat-Hailing? GoKada Is Vying For The Waves

Lagos is the smallest state in Nigeria but has the largest population in the country. Some of Africa’s most long-faced

Egypt’s Orcas, A Platform For Tutors And Babysitters, Raises USD 500 K Pre-Series A In Round Led By Algebra Ventures

Cairo-based edtech startup Orcas, an app-based service that connects parents and students with tutors and babysitters, has secured USD 500