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AfDB, Government of Canada announce funding facility to grow agriculture small and medium enterprises
01-02-2023 | 11:39:46
The Agri-food SME Catalytic Financing Mechanism aims to catalyze and de-risk investment for agriculture SMEs, as well as strengthen agricultural value chains and improve food security across the continent.
AfDB’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa hits $1 billion investment milestone in lending to women entrepreneurs in Africa
31-01-2023 | 11:27:57
The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) initiative has reached a landmark $1 billion in approved funding designated for lending to African women entrepreneurs.
Adenia Partners announces $300 million first close for fund V
31-01-2023 | 09:20:57
The Fund exceeded its first close minimum threshold, achieving 75% of its target size, and attracting institutional and commercial investors who have invested in previous Adenia funds, as well as new investors.
Orange Esport Experience 2023 edition in Abdjan
30-01-2023 | 15:33:00
Orange, a major partner of Esport in Africa and the Middle East is organizing the regional grand final of the pan-African “Orange Esport Experience” championship on January 28 and 29, 2023, in Abidjan.
[Startup Interview] Don Okoth, General Manager, Sendy, Kenya
30-01-2023 | 12:52:00
Don Okoth is General Manager for Kenyan Fulfillment and Logistics startup Sendy. In this interview, he talks about the current state of logistics in Kenya and beyond, including Sendy's role in shaping the industry.
[South Africa] Fintech firm Jumo appoints Kenya's former ICT CS Joe Mucheru as president
30-01-2023 | 08:13:00
In his new role, Mucheru will support the company to deliver its growth goals, navigate the regulatory landscape, and build the firm’s presence across the African continent.
[Kenya] Zuri Health raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures
30-01-2023 | 07:25:00
Zuri Health has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures. The funds will be used to support Zuri’s growth and expansion across Africa.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: What the entry of Somalia to the EAC means for region
27-01-2023 | 13:30:00
This week, The East African Community (EAC) officially launched the verification mission to assess the Federal Republic of Somalia’s readiness to join the Community.
BOAD et l’OIF s’associent pour déployer le projet « D-CLIC – Formez-vous au numérique »
26-01-2023 | 14:04:00
Le projet D-CLIC, conçu par l’OIF, vise le renforcement des compétences numériques des populations les plus vulnérables, en favorisant l’autonomisation et l’employabilité des femmes et des jeunes, et l’appui aux politiques numériques des Etats par la formation des agents publics.
Startup Boost Capital, une initiative de financement de projets startups ivoiriennes
26-01-2023 | 13:57:00
Le Ministre Mamadou Touré lance officiellement l’initiative "startup boost capital" dotée de 1 milliard de FCFA.
AGF partners with crowdfunding platform to increase impact investing for SMEs in Africa
26-01-2023 | 13:46:38
African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has partnered with Frankfurt-based bettervest, a crowdfunding platform, to increase financing of sustainable SME projects in Africa.
Ugandan Startup, Agro Supply received $200k to accelerate their growth
26-01-2023 | 12:18:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa including Agro Supply from Uganda.
[Rwanda] Adam Bradford Agency launches entrepreneurs’ hub targeting youth
26-01-2023 | 12:12:28
The centre aims to provide entrepreneurship skills training, leadership development and engaging opportunities for young aspiring entrepreneurs from rural areas
BPR Bank Rwanda PLC appointed Ms. Mutesi Patience as the new Managing Director
26-01-2023 | 12:03:00
Patience Mutesi will be the new Managing Director of BPR Bank Rwanda, a subsidiary of KCB Group, replacing George Odhiambo, who was assigned new duties in KCB Group.
[Column] Tridiv Vasavada: 3 Key Trends for Africa’s Informal Retail Sector in 2023
26-01-2023 | 11:36:00
Tridiv Vasavada, Chief Technology Officer at Wasoko, Africa’s largest B2B e-commerce network, explores three key industry trends to look out for this year.
MoneyGram joins forces with BOTIM to launch international money transfer to over 200 countries
26-01-2023 | 09:52:27
The partnership will see Moneygram offer transfer services via Astra’s United Arab Emirates-based communications company Botim.
Sustainable mobility startup eWAKA receives 500,000 CHF loan to accelerate growth
26-01-2023 | 08:05:56
Given the transportation sector is the second highest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, the urban logistics sector in Africa and across the globe urgently needs to adopt new technologies and business models to fight climate change, which disproportionately affects African countries.
Mobility startup BasiGo and AVA to assemble 1,000 electric buses in Kenya
26-01-2023 | 08:05:00
BasiGo, the Kenyan-based electric manufacturer has partnered with the Associated Vehicle Assemblers Ltd (AVA) to assemble its buses in the country.
[Kenya] mTek and partners to provider insurance to 100k small-scale corner shops
26-01-2023 | 07:58:00
Digital insurance platform mTek has partnered with Kyosk.app and Fin Africa to provide insurance covers to over 100,000 small-scale corner shops commonly known as dukas.
Fincra receives commercial licence from CBN to operate as a Payment Service Solution Provider
25-01-2023 | 13:13:00
Fincra has received its commercial Payment Service Solution Provider (PSSP) licence from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Workstyle Africa partners with SNDBX International to launch workspaces in East Africa
25-01-2023 | 13:11:00
Serviced office space provider, Workstyle Africa, has partnered with SNDBX International, a business growth ecosystem, to open five one-stop-shop entrepreneurship centres and workspaces in East Africa.
GITEX to launch Africa edition in 2023
25-01-2023 | 11:25:24
GITEX Africa is launched in partnership with the Digital Development Agency, a public agency leading the Moroccan government’s digital transformation agenda under the authority of the Moroccan Ministry of Digital Transition and Administration Reform.
Lesaka enters new employment arrangement with Steven Heilbron to June 2025
25-01-2023 | 09:46:57
Lesaka Technologies, Inc. announced that it has entered a new employment arrangement with Mr. Steven Heilbron, for the period from January 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.
African tech ecosystem raised $6.5 billion in 2022, report
25-01-2023 | 09:09:09
Total funding invested into tech startups on the continent reached $6.5B, an increase of 8% vs 2021, spread across 764 deals - compared to 724 rounds in 2021.
[Rapport Partech Africa 2022] : Ecosystème tech africain continue de se développer avec $6,5 milliards en 2022
25-01-2023 | 09:09:00
Dans un contexte de recul drastique du financement par capital-risque à l’échelle mondiale, l’écosystème tech africain se distingue avec une croissance de + 8 % par rapport à 2021.
The forces driving growth of the African Tech ecosystem have prevailed against the headwinds-Partech Report
25-01-2023 | 08:47:31
Funding for the African Tech ecosystem sector grew +8% to US$6.5B, through 764 rounds, with debt funding doubling in the year (+102% to US$1.5B in 71 rounds) to compensate for a slight decline in equity rounds (-6% to US$4.9B in 693 rounds).
Nigeria’s AFEX expands its Commodities Exchange business to Uganda
23-01-2023 | 13:36:00
After expanding its commodities exchange business in Kenya in June last year, Nigeria’s AFEX is now expanding to Uganda. Similar to Kenya and Nigeria, farmers in the country will benefit from AFEX’s tech-enabled services for agricultural producers.
The new ICD 2023 program worth $120 million to propel private sector-led development
23-01-2023 | 12:38:00
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) has signed a new program worth $120 million for the year 2023 to propel private sector-led development in Egypt.
South African cleaning tech startup SweepSouth exits Kenya
23-01-2023 | 10:17:00
SweepSouth, a South African cleaning startup that recorded quick growth through several funding rounds has informed its customers that it’s closing down its Nigeria and Kenya offices.
11 startups selected for Cohort 3 of ASIP Accelerator Program
23-01-2023 | 07:46:00
The selected startups will receive an intensive three-month coaching and support program to accelerate their growth and benefits worth $750,000 USD.
Lancement de la première promotion de l’African Private Equity Fellowship
19-01-2023 | 13:10:00
L’African Private Equity Fellowship propose ainsi à de jeunes professionnels talentueux de rencontrer leurs pairs et leurs aînés lors de cet « executive programme », avec la collaboration des principaux gestionnaires de fonds du continent.
Flow Global a 2022 Inclusive Fintech 50 Winner
19-01-2023 | 12:09:00
Flow Global a Fintech company was part of the top 50 Fintech companies identified by Inclusive Fintech 50 (IF50) as a rising and promising business that is helping to drive financial inclusion in the world.
Samata Capital, Future Africa et al. to invest in Uncover Skin Care
19-01-2023 | 11:52:00
Advancing Women in Investing (AWI) is excited to be part of the $1 million seed round for Uncover alongside FirstCheck Africa, Future Africa, and IgniteXL as well as angel investors ex-SokoWatch COO Kwenhui Tawah and WPP Scangroup CEO Patricia Ithau.
FMO provides funding for motorcycle financing in Kenya and Uganda
19-01-2023 | 11:19:10
Dutch development finance institution MO has provided a $15 million and $5 million senior term loan to Wat Credit Kenya and Wat Credit Uganda, respectively.
Aruwa makes follow-on investment in AgroEknor
19-01-2023 | 10:49:00
Aruwa Capital Management to announce a follow-on investment into AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
African startups land deals at European tech events
19-01-2023 | 09:19:22
Seven African tech companies wooed investors, networked and showcased their products at two of the world’s biggest tech gatherings in Europe.
This new social-media platform seeks to change how African Stories are told
19-01-2023 | 06:26:00
African Stream, a newly created social-media platform with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya brands itself as a tool that seeks to challenge negative stereotypes and give a voice to Africans through cutting-edge, African-centered content.
[Morocco] BMCI partners with online marketplace KIFAL Auto to enable easier financing for used cars
19-01-2023 | 06:16:00
Vehicle trading in the Middle East and North Africa region is set to be transformed following an agreement between Online marketplace KIFAL Auto and BMCI.
Carry1st raises $27M to develop and publish games in Africa
18-01-2023 | 15:13:00
African mobile game publisher Carry1st raises $27M in funding round led by Bitkraft Ventures.
[Chronique] Marlene Mutimawase: Les start-up africains doivent garder un œil ouvert sur l'environnement
18-01-2023 | 12:50:00
Le changement climatique étant devenu une menace énorme dans le monde d'aujourd'hui, le besoin d'entreprises fabriquant des produits et services respectueux de l'environnement a considérablement augmenté.
[Kenya] Fintech startup Kwara Raises $3M Seed Extension
16-01-2023 | 14:26:00
The startup which digitizes credit unions (SACCOS) has also acquired IRNET, a software company which is a subsidiary of the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO LTD) for an undisclosed amount.
Swedfund invests in entrepreneurs and businesses in South Sudan
16-01-2023 | 11:43:00
Swedfund invests an additional USD 4 million in loan financing in Kinyeti Venture Capital (Kinyeti), alongside the Norwegian Development finance institution Norfund.
[Interview] Temitope O. Oguntosin, CTO, Femsin Technologies Solutions, Nigeria
16-01-2023 | 11:38:00
Femsin Technoloigies Solutions Limited is an IT solution company based in Lagos. Temitope O. Oguntosin, the company's CTO, in an interview with Africa Business Communities talks on the state of the company as well as its future growth strategies.
Bolt appoints Takura Malaba as Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa
16-01-2023 | 11:07:00
Bolt has appointed Takura Malaba as the new Regional Manager for East and Southern Africa, effective 1st January 2023. Takura takes over from Kenneth Micah.
IMS Boda Boda and Lami Technologies partner to digitize access to coverage
16-01-2023 | 09:31:20
Boda Boda riders to benefit from affordable insurance as IMS Boda Boda and Lami Technologies partner to digitize access to coverage.
Payments firm enza group Launches to Serve African Banks and Fintechs
16-01-2023 | 07:28:00
enza will focus on providing native digital payments capabilities to service institutions that want to enable their customers to accept or make electronic payments.
Bolt to Pioneer Ride-Now Pay-Later Services in Nigeria
16-01-2023 | 07:03:00
Ride-hailing company Bolt has partnered with Nigerian fintech firm CredPal to introduce ride-now pay-later services to its customers.
10 start-up climatiques africaines vont bénéficier les fonds de Catalyst Fund
12-01-2023 | 14:46:00
Le fonds de capital-risque et accélérateur Catalyst Fund a annoncé un investissement de 2 millions de dollars dans 10 start-ups développant des solutions pour améliorer la résilience des communautés les plus vulnérables au changement climatique en Afrique.
Seedstars launched Enhancing Women Entrepreneurship in Africa (EWEA) program
12-01-2023 | 14:16:00
Seedstars launches a program for women-led startups and organizations that support women entrepreneurs in Africa.
Kenyan fintech Kwara acquires software company IRNET from KUSCCO for an undisclosed sum
12-01-2023 | 12:12:18
Kenyan fintech firm Kwara has acquired IRNET, a software company which is a subsidiary of the Kenya Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (KUSCCO LTD) for an undisclosed amount.
10 African climate change startups receive $2m investment from Catalyst Fund
12-01-2023 | 05:52:00
Pre-seed venture capital (VC) fund and accelerator Catalyst Fund has announced a $2 million investment in 10 startups developing solutions to improve the resilience of communities most vulnerable to climate change in Africa.
Women-led startups in Africa raised $203.2M in 2022
12-01-2023 | 05:39:00
A report released by The Big Deal, a research firm tracking startups across the continent has revealed that African startups active on the continent and led by women raised $203.2 million in 2022.
e-Logistic company Jetstream raises $13m to grow cross-border commerce across Africa
11-01-2023 | 11:26:00
Ghana-based Jetstream Africa, an e-Logistics platform for Africa’s exporters and importers, has raised US$13 million in a combination of debt and equity financing to help it expand.
Oikocredit soutient les petits producteurs de cacao en Côte d'Ivoire
11-01-2023 | 09:23:00
Principale culture agricole et produit d'exportation, le cacao fait vivre environ 1,5 million de ménages sur les plus de 28 millions d'habitants que compte le pays raison par laquelle Oikocredit travaille avec des coopératives de producteurs de cacao, des PME et des institutions de microfinance (IMF) actives dans le secteur du cacao ivoirien.
Catalyst Fund announces $2 million investment into 10 startups accelerating Africa’s adaptation to climate change
11-01-2023 | 06:12:25
This is the inaugural cohort of the new $30M VC fund of Catalyst Fund, anchored by financial sector development agency FSD Africa, aimed at supporting early-stage founders to develop technology that will make Africa more resilient to the impacts of climate change.
Fintech most vibrant sector in the Kenyan startup landscape, report
09-01-2023 | 14:12:00
The report dubbed The Kenyan Startup Ecosystem Report 2022, says that fintech is leading in terms of levels of activity in Kenya
[Nigeria] Agri-tech startup Releaf secures $3.3 million Pre-Series A funding
09-01-2023 | 11:54:00
Releaf, a Nigerian agri-tech startup that makes it easier for consumer goods manufacturers in Africa to access high-quality ingredients for their factories, has raised $3.3 million in an oversubscribed Pre-Series A funding round
[Kenya] Customers on Bolt platform prefer shorter trips
09-01-2023 | 08:02:00
Customers on the taxi-hailing platform Bolt prefer shorter trips that are less than 10km with more than 5 million rides taken over short distances. This is according to the firm’s 2022 end-of-year data insights released last week.
[South Africa] Burning Heroes opens applications for its African Edition of Startup Awards
05-01-2023 | 07:31:00
Burning Heroes African Startup Awards is open to Pre-Seed Startups with market validation and product prototype. Campus-based and Seed Startups can also apply.
Centbee raised $1 Million pre-series a funding from Ayre Ventures
04-01-2023 | 13:20:00
Blockchain payments company, Centbee, announced that it has closed its pre-Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Ayre Ventures.
Swedfund invests 15 million Euro to reach MSMEs
04-01-2023 | 10:47:41
To support the development of small enterprises (MSMEs) and individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, Swedfund is investing an additional EUR 15 million in the microfinance institution Platcorp, targeted at clients in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
e-Commerce platform Hubtel extends operations to Tamale, Ghana
22-12-2022 | 11:54:00
e-Commerce, messaging and payments platform Hubtel announced it has spread its tentacles to Tamale, the Northern Region of Ghana. 
Qualcomm set to launch mentorship program to support African startups
22-12-2022 | 11:23:00
Telecommunication company Qualcomm announced it is set to launch Make in Africa Startup mentorship program to identify promising early-stage startups keen on applying advanced connectivity.
La BDEAC présente l’opération aux investisseurs Camerounais
22-12-2022 | 10:15:00
Cette opération qui vise à lever FCFA 78 milliards s’inscrit dans le cadre du programme triennal d’Emprunt Obligataire de la BDEAC et a pour objectif la mobilisation des fonds qui serviront à financer des projets de développement dans des secteurs aussi variés que ceux du Transport, l’Energie, l’Industrie, l’Agro-industrie, le Tourisme, la Santé, l’Education, etc
Fintech enabler Ukheshe International secured Series A funding from DPI and Fireball Capital
21-12-2022 | 13:57:12
FinTech enabler Ukheshe International attracts investment from DPI and Fireball Capital to fuel international expansion.
RSSB, Norfund and SOS Children’s Villages are investing in the Katapult Africa Accelerator Program
21-12-2022 | 10:37:00
Rwandan pension fund RSSB, Norfund and SOS Children’s Villages are investing in the Katapult Africa Accelerator Program. Nine agriculture and technology startups will receive funding to scale up new solutions that will both create jobs and increase food security.
[Kenya] Tech for Climate Action Hackathon encourages youth to develop tech-based solutions to climate change
19-12-2022 | 14:13:00
Jacob’s Ladder Africa and Moringa School announced the winners of the Technology for Climate Hackathon which challenged young people to develop innovative tech-based solutions to address the impact of climate change in the country.
EG Capital announces successful anchor closing of its maiden fund to invest in startups across East Africa and Zambia
19-12-2022 | 08:09:00
EG Capital has announced the anchor closing of its first EG-Economic Empowerment Fund LP, which will invest in medium-sized businesses in the Food, Health, Education and Climate Resilience sectors in East Africa and Zambia.
Senegalese startup Kwely launches Made in Africa online store
15-12-2022 | 14:30:00
Kwely, a Senegalese-based startup has launched a B2B e-marketplace to provide African producers and manufacturers with a global window to sell their products at scale.
[South Africa] Subscription beats credit in a costly festive season
15-12-2022 | 12:52:00
Across the world, subscription models are on the rise, helping consumers manage their need for must-have appliances, electronics, and even cars.
VC fund Ventures Platform closes its pan-African and early-stage fund, at $46M
15-12-2022 | 12:41:00
Ventures Platform, a pan-African early-stage Venture Capital firm has today announced the final close of its intercontinental fund, at $46M.
Visa announces grant to help African women fund managers grow their businesses
15-12-2022 | 11:34:15
Visa has announced a grant towards the African Women Impact Fund (AWIF), a collaboration between Standard Bank and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
BOSAF, OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund partner to provide $20m to Africa Mobile Networks
15-12-2022 | 10:59:00
The BlueOrchard Sustainable Assets Fund (BOSAF) and the OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I will provide $20 million debt investment to support the growth of Africa Mobile Networks (AMN), a telecom provider focused on rural Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kwely launches game-changing Made-in-Africa marketplace
15-12-2022 | 09:14:56
The Senegal-based startup introduces to the public the minimum viable product (MVP) version of its B2B online store for Made in Africa products targeting small and large businesses globally.
[Ghana] MEST Africa opens applications for its 2024 training program
15-12-2022 | 07:48:00
The MEST Training program goes beyond software training to provide aspiring entrepreneurs with business, marketing, communication, and soft skills training.
[Nigeria] Online furniture store Taeillo raises $2.5 million for expansion
15-12-2022 | 07:27:00
Nigerian online store Taeillo has announced a $2.5 million funding round from Aruwa Capital, a growth equity and early-stage investor.
[Kenya] Glovo appoints Caroline Mutuku Country Manager
15-12-2022 | 07:14:00
Caroline Mutuku is the new General Manager for Glovo Kenya. The multi-category platform announced her appointment on Wednesday.
British International Investment and African Guarantee Fund sign $75 million programme to fund African SMEs
12-12-2022 | 15:43:00
The eight-year partnership aims to unlock up to $150 million in lending to SMEs and is expected to facilitate up to 17,300 loans to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa
[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Investments take priority over all
09-12-2022 | 12:41:37
With global inflation spiraling out of control, every country is working harder than ever to welcome new enterprise and business. Nigeria made great progress in this in recent months.
African tech startup SeamlessHR picks Nairobi as its East African Hub
09-12-2022 | 07:09:00
SeamlessHR is an end-to-end HR and Payroll technology focused on helping businesses in emerging markets increase their productivity by deploying well-designed, world-class technology solutions.
African fintech startup Chipper Cash lays off 13% of its workforce
08-12-2022 | 13:44:40
Many employees from various departments took to their LinkedIn accounts to announce the developments which were later confirmed by VP of Engineering Erin Furaso in a social media post.
Une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest selon IFC et OMC
08-12-2022 | 12:51:00
Selon une étude d’IFC et de l'OMC, l'amélioration de l'accès au financement du commerce pourrait entraîner une hausse de 26 milliards de dollars par an des échanges internationaux en Afrique de l'Ouest
Nigerian mobility fintech Moove raises $30 million for UAE expansion
08-12-2022 | 12:00:00
Nigeria’s mobility fintech startup Moove has raised $30 million to expand its electric vehicle fleet in the MENA region. The funding was raised from a debut sukuk issuance arranged by Franklin Templeton Investments (ME) Ltd.
Jumia has announced leadership changes to support its journey towards profitability
08-12-2022 | 09:44:00
New leadership appointed with a plan focused on path to profitability and e-commerce fundamentals.
[Column] Thabiso Foto: Can Africa's startup sector keep up its record funding run amidst global turmoil?
08-12-2022 | 09:41:25
In recent years, amid global economic volatility and uncertainty, Africa's startup ecosystem has shown continued growth, attracting record amounts of funding.
[South Africa] Equity crowdfunding platform raises over R6m for two businesses in 6 weeks
08-12-2022 | 06:32:53
The fundraise was facilitated by GoGetta, a newly launched equity-based crowdfunding platform focused exclusively on African businesses.
[South Africa] VC firm 4Di Capital announces the second close of a new $25 million seed fund
08-12-2022 | 06:20:00
South African- based early-stage technology venture capital fund manager 4Di Capital has announced a close of a new US$25 million seed fund.
Local startups to showcase at the UK-Supported Kenya Innovation Week
08-12-2022 | 06:16:00
Kenya Innovation Week kicked off in Nairobi on Tuesday to showcase UK-funded programmes that are breaking ground with emerging technologies and initiatives.
The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund goes to Aruwa Capital Management
07-12-2022 | 12:50:55
The first investment of the Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund goes to Aruwa Capital Management, a gender-lens 20mUSD fund dedicated to Nigeria's SMEs, managed by a first-time woman-led fund manager.
Copia Global is partnering with Cellulant to enable payments for its diaspora and urban customers
07-12-2022 | 12:33:43
This partnership enables Copia’s diaspora and urban customers to conveniently initiate transactions and purchases for their loved ones in rural areas in Kenya using the Cellulant network.
Lancement du Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund doté de $200 millions
07-12-2022 | 09:18:00
Mastercard Foundation Africa Growth Fund doté de 200 millions de dollars, destiné aux véhicules d’investissement africains et permettant par cet intermédiaire de cibler les petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) en phase de démarrage ou de croissance.
Identity verification startup Verified.Africa launches in Kenya
06-12-2022 | 11:35:00
Verified.Africa, the pioneer of ID verification, document verification and digital KYC compliance solutions, announced it has launched in Kenya.
African fintech revenues could grow by 8 times to reach $30 billion by 2025, McKinsey & Company
06-12-2022 | 08:54:00
African fintech has a significant impact on day-to-day life on the continent and with its current upward trend it can be perfectly poised to rapidly advance Africa’s global competitiveness with an increase in the exporting of fintech services globally.
[Kenya] Lipa Later acquires e-commerce platform SkyGarden for an undisclosed sum
05-12-2022 | 15:18:32
SkyGarden which has raised north of $6,000,000 prior to this acquisition, will now be fully owned by Lipa Later Group and will continue to operate using its name.
Y Combinator-backed fintech Djamo raises $14m to build a personal finance app in Francophone Africa
05-12-2022 | 15:02:00
Djamo, a Y Combinator-backed fintech building a personal finance company in Francophone Africa has raised $14 million in an equity round to continue building a full suite of financial services and expand to new markets.
Egyptian startup Sideup raises $1.2m to grow its e-Commerce platform
05-12-2022 | 13:45:00
Sideup, the MENA region’s platform for e-Commerce services has announced the completion of a $1.2m seed round.
[Nigeria] VENCO secures $670,000 pre-seed funding
05-12-2022 | 12:41:00
VENCO, a technology company that provides solutions to enhance living experiences in residential and commercial communities in Africa, has secured $670,000 in an oversubscribed pre-seed funding round.
[Kenya] Asset Recovery Agency drops fraud charges against Nigerian fintech Kora
05-12-2022 | 10:56:00
Kenya's Asset Recovery Agency (ARA) has dropped fraud charges against Nigerian fintech Kora. The startup was in July accused of money laundering and card fraud in the country.
[Kenya] Ex-Jumia executives launch new e-commerce company
05-12-2022 | 10:17:00
Former Jumia executives have launched a new e-commerce company called “Kapu” that allows customers in cities to shop & save on their weekly grocery basket.
[Kenya] Smartphone reseller Badili raises $2.1 Million in pre-seed funding
05-12-2022 | 05:22:00
Badili Africa, a company that allows customers to trade in their old phones for new ones at friendly prices has raised $2.1 million in pre-seed funding.