How Cryptocurrency Trade is Spurring Entrepreneurship Across Africa in 2019

Adoption of cryptocurrency is encouraging trade and business across the continent according to experts who say, it holds a lot

Flutterwave Emerges Only African Startup To Appear In Y Combinator’s Most Valued Companies

Y Combinator recently released a list of 102 of its most valued companies as of October 2019, which had an

Traditional Banks Charge Way Too Much Fees, But There Could Be A Solution

The bane of traditional bank charges is not new to many Nigerians and Africans. Aside from the hassle of visiting

SA-made Securitech Startup Sentian Secures A Round Of Funding From Imfezeko Investment Holdings

Cape Town’s Sentian, a developer of smart security solutions, has just announced securing funding from Imfezeko Investment Holdings, a deal


SA’s 4ORT Secures Global Patent For First ‘Fraud Free’ QR Code

4ORT, a Cape Town- Based startup is the first startup to launch a ‘fraud-free’ QR code dubbed Digital 4ORT ID

Private Equity Industry In South Africa Remains Resilient Despite Tough Economic Times

The March 2019 edition of the RisCura – SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report shows that prospects for the

Kenyan Logistics Startup Lori Expands Into Nigeria Aiming To Increase Its Footprint Across Africa

Nairobi-based Lori which was launched in 2016 has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria. This comes after a successful 10-month

Swvl Confident of Kenyan Market Even After Little Shuttle Withdraws Service Over Regulation

Little Shuttle has halted its bus booking and hailing service in Kenya, following a directive from the National Transport and

Zambian Fintech Zazu Raises USD 1.4 Mn Ahead Of Second Crowdfunding Campaign

Zazu, a Lusaka-based fintech company announced that it had raised USD 1.4Mn in funding. The source of funding remains unknown.

Transsion’s IPO Delivered The Smartphone Maker USD 395 Mn To Build More Hubs, R&D Centers

We’ve known for a while now that Transsion was set to go public in a Chinese IPO. The dominating smartphone

UK, France, Netherlands Invest USD 350 Mn To Advance Renewable Energy In Africa

Three European countries have earmarked USD 350 Mn to invest in Africa’s renewable energy and electricity storage.  The commitment from

Nigeria’s CcHUB Takes Control Of Nairobi-based iHub In Africa’s First Innovation Hub Acquisition

For the first time in the Africa, a tech hub has acquired another to become an innovation entity. Nigeria’s CcHUB