SWVL To Splash Ksh 1.5 Bn In The Kenyan Market For Expansion

Cairo-headquartered transportation startup SWVL has made known that it will pump Ksh 1.5 Bn into Kenya as they further expand

Naspers Leads New ZAR 1.9 Bn Investment Round In Indian E-Commerce Platform Meesho

Indian-based e-commerce platform Meesho has announced the closure of a new ZAR 1.9 Bn funding round that was led by

What Kenya’s 2019-20 Budget Has In Store For The Youth And SMEs

According to a survey carried out by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), 2.2 million Micro Small and Medium

South Africa’s Neo Hutiri Bags USD 32 K Africa Prize At The Royal Academy Of Engineering

Neo Hutiri, a 31-years old engineer has flown his country’s flag high after emerging the first South African winner of


Nigerian Maritime Startup MVXchange Closes USD 100K Pre-seed Funding Round

Lagos-based on-demand B2B maritime service Motor Vessel Xchange (MVX) has announced the closing of their pre-seed funding round which was

Five Kenyan Housing Startups Secure USD 247 K Funding In Housing Contest

Five Kenyan startups have each secured USD 49K funding after they successfully pitched to local and international investors. The local

Climate Insurance Provider WorldCover Secures USD 6 Mn Series A Round

Africa and New York-based climate insurance provider and impact investor Worldcover has secured USD 6 Mn Series A round led

Nigerian Healthcare Startups To Receive USD 3 Mn Financial Boost

Private sector financing in Nigeria just like is the case in most African countries has always been poor and lopsided.

Ghana’s Fintech KudiGO Secures USD 450 K Seed Round To Further Penetrate Retail Industry 

Accra and Lagos-based fintech firm KudiGo has been shortlisted alongside four others of its kind to receive seed investment from

6 Nigerian Fin-techs Win USD 2 Mn Grants At EFInA Financial Inclusion Conference

The UK’s Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) held a financial services conference recently. The event titled ‘Powering Financial Inclusion

South African Bitcoin Startup Centbee Raises USD 1.3 Mn In Series A Round

Johannesburg-based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment company Centbee has made known the closure of its Series A round worth USD

Impact Investor Seedstars Launches USD 100 Mn Pan-African Venture Fund

Impact investor Seedstars has partnered with First Growth Ventures to launch Seedstars Africa Ventures, a sub-Saharan Africa fund targeting promising