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Ecobank Kenya launches Ellevate Programme to empower women-led businesses
30-09-2022 | 08:27:14
Ecobank Kenya Limited, part of the pan-African Ecobank Group, is launching its flagship Women’s Programme ‘Ellevate’ to empower and support women-led and/or women focused with the financial and value-added solutions that will help their businesses reach their full potential and succeed.
Mara launches free online course to advance blockchain adoption and financial literacy in Africa
29-09-2022 | 13:53:00
Pan-African phone manufacturer Mara Group has launched a free educational online course with the aim to boost blockchain adoption and digital finance literacy in Africa.
[Kenya] Zoho launches VAT and TIMS-compliant online accounting software for businesses
29-09-2022 | 13:48:00
Zoho Corporation has launched its VAT and Tax Invoice Management Systems (TIMS) compliant, accounting software, Zoho Books to help businesses in Kenya prepare for the upcoming implementation of TIMS.
PROPARCO lance l’African Private Equity Fellowship pour les jeunes Africain
29-09-2022 | 11:45:00
PROPARCO lance l’African Private Equity Fellowship pour soutenir la prochaine génération d’investisseurs sur le continent Africain.
La CDC-CI signe un contrat de coopération avec le CNP-PPP
29-09-2022 | 11:32:00
Dans le cadre de ses activités d’investissements en PPP, la Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations de la Côte d’Ivoire,CDC-CI a signé ce vendredi un contrat de coopération avec le Comité National de Pilotage des Partenariats Public Privé CNP-PPP.
Caisse des dépôts et consignations de Côte d’Ivoire: don de 400 000 dollars de la BAD
29-09-2022 | 11:22:00
Monsieur Lassina FOFANA, Directeur Général de la CDC-CI et Monsieur Ahmed ATTOUT Directeur du Département du Développement du Secteur Financier de la BAD ont procédé à la signature d’un accord de don de la BAD de 400 000 dollars américains en faveur de la CDC-CI.
[Ghana] Agritech Startup Farmerline has Raised $1.5 Million in Series A Funding
29-09-2022 | 09:31:00
After netting $13 million in April this year, Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline has raised another $1.5 million in pre-series A funding round. The funding from social impact investor Oikocredit.
[South Africa] Alitheia IDF leads $11 million investment round in home services platform SweepSouth
29-09-2022 | 07:46:00
SweepSouth, an online home services platform with a presence across Africa has completed a US$11m investment round led byAlitheia IDF (AIF), Africa’s first and largest gender-lens private equity fund.
La 2ème édition d'«AFAWA Finance Series» pour les PME détenues et dirigées par les femmes en RDC
28-09-2022 | 13:09:00
a République Démocratique du Congo abrite la deuxième édition d’« AFAWA Finance Series » organisée par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en collaboration avec le Fonds africain de garantie (AGF) et l’Association des banquiers de la RDC.
African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthADAPT) Challenge 2022
28-09-2022 | 11:27:00
The Global Center on Adaptation, African Development Bank, and Climate Investment Funds has launched a call for applications for the second edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthADAPT) Challenge.
Ghanaian Startups to benefit from new accelerator model in the MEST Express Program
28-09-2022 | 10:09:00
MEST has selected six impact-driven startups to take part in MEST Express Accelerator’s first-ever cohort focused on sustainability.
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline raises $1.5m from Dutch investor Oikocredit
27-09-2022 | 10:57:00
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline announced the second close of a Pre-Series A investment raise with an additional $1.5 million investment from Dutch social impact investor Oikocredit.
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX raises $1.6m pre-seed funding to expand to other countries
27-09-2022 | 10:36:00
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX (Secondary Securities Trading and Aggregation eXchange), announced it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms, including LoftyInc Capital and STEMeIn.
Five Kenyans among 100 Rise Global Winners
26-09-2022 | 14:26:00
Schmidt Futures, in partnership with the Rhodes Trust, have today announced the second cohort of 100 Rise Global Winners, five of whom are Kenyans.
West african fintech startup Julaya raises $5m extension round to expand its operations
26-09-2022 | 10:40:00
Julaya, a fintech stratup based in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and France, announced it has raised $5 million extension round led by European venture capital fund Speedinvest to expand its operations in West Africa.
AWS provides $14M in cloud services to help advance equal access to health care globally
26-09-2022 | 07:06:00
In its first year, the AWS Health Equity Initiative distributed $14 million in cloud credits and technical expertise to support health equity innovations globally.
10 Milliards pour contribuer activement au développement des PME de Côte d'Ivoire
22-09-2022 | 11:38:00
Confédération Patronale Unique des PME ( CPU-PME-CI ) dirigée par le Président Moussa Elias Farakhan DIOMANDÉ, ont signé une convention-cadre avec la BNI à son siège à Cocody. Cette convention met à disposition des PME, dix (10) Milliards de francs cfa à des taux avantageux.
Kippa launched business registration platform to support SMEs
22-09-2022 | 10:03:39
Nigerian fintech start-up, Kippa launches Kippa Start, a business registration platform to help Nigerian MSMEs scale through their businesses.
Janngo Capital Startup Fund réalise la première clôture de son nouveau fonds de 60€ millions
22-09-2022 | 09:50:00
Janngo Capital Startup Fund, le plus grand fonds de capital-risque africain pour l'égalité des sexes dans le domaine de la technologie, a clôturé son nouveau fonds de 60 millions d'euros.
Janngo Capital Startup Fund reaches the first close of its €60 million new fund
22-09-2022 | 09:13:00
Janngo Capital Startup Fund, Africa’s largest gender equal tech VC fund reaches the first close of its €60 million new fund.
Kippa obtained Super Agent Banking Licence from Central Bank of Nigeria
22-09-2022 | 08:45:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Africave Technologies Limited DBA Kippa, the financial management and payments platform, a Payment Solutions Services Licence to Operate as a Super-Agent.
Solv Kenya in KES 780m invoice financing partnership
22-09-2022 | 08:18:00
Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) can now access financing to purchase more stock and sell more through Solv Kenya, a Standard Chartered-backed Business-to-Business (B2B) platform for MSMEs.
Business Treepz launches as Treepz celebrates third year anniversary
21-09-2022 | 14:33:20
Africa’s leading shared-mobility startup, Treepz, is set to launch Business Treepz, a new service aimed at providing staff bus solutions and bus rental service in a structured, accessible, and predictable manner for corporate organisations including companies, schools, tour operators and individuals.
Chapa launches online payment gateway service for businesses
21-09-2022 | 14:11:07
The Ethiopian Fintech Startup Chapa, enables organisations and businesses to accept all possible local and international digital payment methods from anywhere in the world.
Tanzania hosted maiden AfCFTA women and youth in trade conference
21-09-2022 | 13:30:56
For the AfCFTA to be truly successful, businesses in particularly Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in critical sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing (clothing and textiles) and services (especially tourism), informal trading, and professional services in which women and youth are predominantly engaged, must be supported to thrive.
Healthtech startup Remedial Health secures $4.4m to provide access to credit for pharmacies in Nigeria
21-09-2022 | 13:24:00
Remedial Health, a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical value chain more efficient, has raised $4.4 million in seed funding to accelerate its expansion across Nigeria.
BGFIBANK SA renforce son partenariat avec le Kongo Central
21-09-2022 | 13:11:00
BGFIBANK SA renforce son partenariat avec le Kongo Central afin d'améliorer les conditions de vie à travers le financement des projets d'investissements et structurants
Orange inaugure le premier espace d’expérimentation et de découverte de la 5G en Côte d’Ivoire
21-09-2022 | 10:35:00
Orange Côte d’ivoire inaugure son Orange 5G Lab, dédié aux entreprises, aux start-ups et aux professionnels du numérique.
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
20-09-2022 | 10:28:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque Africaine d'Import-Export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
20-09-2022 | 10:13:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes $2m pre-seed round to scale growth
19-09-2022 | 16:40:00
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama announced a pre-seed extension of $1.65 million, adding to the $350,000 it received last October, thus closing the round at $2 million, led by Unicorn Growth Capital and Launch Africa.
Unicorn Growth Capital, EchoVC join Celo Foundation to support Web3 projects across Africa
19-09-2022 | 16:02:00
Unicorn Growth Capital, an Africa-focused venture fund and EchoVC, a technology-focused, early-stage venture capital firm, have joined the Celo Foundation to support growth of Web3 projects across Africa.
TechPR Nigeria appoints Felicia Ochelle as new CEO, announces pan-African expansion
19-09-2022 | 15:26:00
TechPR Nigeria, a Public Relations and Communications firm, has announced the appointment of Felicia Omari Ochelle as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
Lipalater Uganda partners with Millenium Infosystems to access quality IT Solutions affordably
19-09-2022 | 10:08:00
Lipa Later Uganda has entered into a strategic partnership with Millenium Infosystems to allow consumers to access quality IT solutions affordably in Uganda ranging from small operations to big sized corporations.
[chronique] Marlene Mutimawase: Hausse des prix des produits alimentaires, une grande pression pour les PMEs
19-09-2022 | 08:53:00
La hausse des prix des denrées alimentaires et des intrants, ainsi que les défis contextuels actuels, mettent les PME du secteur alimentaire sous pression en Afrique.
[Kenya] Influencer-powered social commerce platform Twiva launches masterclasses for local MSMEs
19-09-2022 | 07:43:21
Kenya's influencer-powered social commerce platform Twiva has partnered Caroline Mutoko to highlight and train Kenyan Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country.
[Ghana] Healthtech startup mPharma acquires majority stake in Nigeria’s HealthPlus
19-09-2022 | 07:29:00
Ghanaian health-tech startup mPharma has acquired the majority stake in HealthPlus, the leading pharmacy chain in Nigeria.
[Nigeria] Fintech startup Kippa raises $8.4 million seed round
15-09-2022 | 11:11:00
Nigerian fintech startup Kippa has raised $8.4 million in an oversubscribed seed round. This round of funding was led by Goodwater Capital.
Insurtech startup Turaco secures $10 million funding to drive insurance adoption
15-09-2022 | 10:50:00
Turaco, the insurtech driving mass market insurance adoption, has announced the close of a $10 million Series A equity round led by AfricInvest, via the Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund, and existing investor, Novastar Ventures.
DEG celebrates 60th birthday with recent loan of EUR 23 million for SME financing in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 08:52:00
Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH ( DEG) celebrates its 60th birthday. It was founded by the German government to support the expansion of the private sector in developing countries with investment capital.
Carbon-neutral online shopping launches in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 07:44:00
With a goal to curb carbon emissions, South African startup Curbon, will make carbon-neutral online shopping possible through the launch of the country’s very first plugin created to help fight climate change.
Wasoko partners with the government of Zanzibar to establish an innovation hub
14-09-2022 | 10:33:10
African e-commerce startup Wasoko partners with the government of Zanzibar to establish an innovation hub that will focus on building world-class tech solutions.
Africa's gender equal tech VC fund Janngo Capital reaches first close of its €60m fund
12-09-2022 | 15:00:00
Janngo Capital Startup Fund (JCSF) has announced its first close at €34 million in capital commitments, to invest 50% of its proceeds in companies founded, co-founded, or benefiting women.
[Startup Interview] Tesh Mbaabu, CEO, MarketForce, Kenya
12-09-2022 | 14:16:00
Tesh Mbaabu is the Co-founder and CEO of Kenyan-based B2B platform for retail distribution of consumer goods and digital financial services in Africa Today, MarketForce MarketForce.
Amethis and Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity complete final close of Amethis MENA II on target at EUR 120mn
12-09-2022 | 09:25:23
AMF II is the second fund of the Amethis franchise focused on the MENA region, its fifth fund in total, and targets majority and minority investments ranging from EUR 5-15mn in fast-growing small-to-medium sized enterprises in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan
Norrsken House launches new facility to accommodate more innovators, entrepreneurs
12-09-2022 | 08:37:36
Norrsken House Kigali has launched a new facility that will allow it to host more than 1000 entrepreneurs and innovators.
Six Rwandan startups to receive $100,000 Google funding
08-09-2022 | 12:22:00
Six Rwanda startup companies have been selected to receive $100,000 (approx. Rwf100 million) as part of Google funding initiative for African tech companies.
Huawei launches African digital power talent development program to drive sector growth
08-09-2022 | 12:02:00
Huawei Digital Power has launched a talent development program aimed at upskilling 1,000 practitioners and tertiary students with technical knowledge and skills in the digital power space.
GIZ s’associe avec Comoé Capital pour renforcer l’agro-industrie ivoirienne
08-09-2022 | 10:24:00
Comoé Capital, en partenariat avec la Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), a récemment lancé une nouvelle initiative visant à renforcer le secteur agroalimentaire et à contribuer à la mise en place de chaînes d’approvisionnement durables en Côte d’Ivoire.
SafariBus card, a new transport payment card in Kigali
08-09-2022 | 09:41:57
Designed and developed by Centrika, a Rwandan fintech and software development company, the smart card dubbed SafariBus has for months been piloted in Musanze District and launched countrywide.
AGRA announces 2022 WAYA awards winners
08-09-2022 | 08:45:00
Women agripreneurs from the Gambia, Rwanda, Benin and Nigeria receive US85,000 in grants at the annual Women Agripreneur of the Year Awards 2022
Waya digital banking app for African immigrants goes official
08-09-2022 | 08:04:00
Waya, a Kenyan and US based Fintech Startup has announced the official launch of its full-service digital bank and money transfer app targeting the African Diaspora.
60 African startups selected for Google second Black Founders Fund
08-09-2022 | 07:38:00
The startups selected for the 2nd cohort will benefit from a total of $4 million in funding and support to enable them to scale up their ongoing work.
UM6P Ventures invests in De Novo Dairy, an alternative dairy precision fermentation startup in Africa
07-09-2022 | 15:58:00
UM6P Ventures has completed an investment in De Novo Dairy, a company that produces animal-free dairy products that provides the same sensory experience and nutrition as their traditional dairy counterparts.
Clear Blue expanded to Nigeria to support global growth
07-09-2022 | 09:36:00
Clear Blue drives industry leadership, global growth, and support for large-scale Smart Off-Grid projects with expansion in Nigeria
[Nigeria] BoomKit builds platform to manage African artists
05-09-2022 | 15:01:00
Through a digital distribution and career management app, BoomKit is offering production, distribution and monetization tools for creatives, who are allowed to maintain 100% ownership of their works.
[South Africa] Gym management software Octiv secures funding from Knife Capital
05-09-2022 | 14:54:00
South African gym management platform Octiv has closed an eight-figure Series A funding round from venture capital firm Knife Capital.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, PDG, Hôpital Medland, Zambie
05-09-2022 | 12:43:00
Le Dr Mohamed El Sahili est le directeur général de l'hôpital Medland, en Zambie. En tant que médecin et entrepreneur, le Dr Sahili siège également au conseil d'administration d'organisations économiques internationales clés, telles que l'African Business Roundtable et l'American Chamber of Commerce.
[Interview] Dr. Mohamed El Sahili, CEO, Medland Hospital, Zambia
05-09-2022 | 10:46:00
Dr. Mohamed El Sahili is the Chief Executive Officer of Medland Hospital, Zambia. As a medical doctor and entrepreneur, Dr. Sahili also serves on the board of key economic international organizations like the African Business Roundtable, the American Chamber of Commerce, Zambia, Olympic Youth Development Center and the Africa CEO Forum.
Coca-Cola Beverages SA gives support to five SMMEs in flood-hit eThekwini
05-09-2022 | 10:03:42
Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has provided support totalling almost R700,000 to assist five small business owners to help them get back on their feet following the impact of the 2021 civil unrest and the floods which devastated KwaZulu-Natal earlier this year.
45 startups selected for Village Capital’s Future of Work Africa accelerator
05-09-2022 | 09:22:38
Moody’s Corporation and Village Capital have launched the second edition of the Future of Work Africa accelerator programme, selecting 45 startups building for-profit, market-based solutions in education and employment that can help young people in sub-Saharan Africa better prepare for the future workplace.
[Ghana] Jumia and Zipline launch Africa's first commercial drone delivery service
05-09-2022 | 07:46:00
Africa’s e-commerce leader Jumia has launched the continent’s first commercial drone delivery service in Ghana through a new partnership with Zipline.
[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: Region’s startups are on an expansion binge
02-09-2022 | 15:03:00
East African startups have been on an expansion drive, raising funding as they seek to tap into emerging opportunities in the region and across Africa while growing their portfolio.
[Kenya] Court Freezes another Sh400.6 million belonging to Flutterwave
01-09-2022 | 12:58:00
The High Court of Kenya has allowed the freezing of a further Sh400.6 million belonging to Nigerian fintech startup Flutterwave after the Assets Recovery Agency (ARA) linked the money to card fraud and money laundering.
Cenfri joins the Smart Africa Alliance
01-09-2022 | 11:58:00
The Smart Africa Alliance welcomes Cenfri as an international non-profit member to advance Smart Africa’s digital transformation initiatives.
Nigerian mobility fintech Moove joins forces with Uber UK to bring electric vehicles to London
01-09-2022 | 10:45:52
Nigerian fintech moblity startup Moove has announced its launch in London as part of its global expansion through a new partnership with Uber.
[Kenya] Fintech startup Pezesha raises $11 million to expand across Africa
01-09-2022 | 10:37:00
Pezesha, a Kenyan fintech that has built a platform where small and medium enterprises can access funding has raised $11 million in a pre-series A equity and debt funding.
[Column] Ghassan Azzi: Securing the digital frontier - Kenya’s businesses need the right data infrastructure
01-09-2022 | 08:29:00
Sitting at the heart of that infrastructure is the importance of data, and although some overlook it, businesses need to take data storage seriously for the sake of business continuity, data accessibility, and security.
Kenyan B2B E-commerce Startup Wasoko Opens an Innovation Hub in Zanzibar
01-09-2022 | 08:02:00
Wasoko which leverages technology to transform the informal retail supply chain has announced the official launch of the “Wasoko Innovation Hub” in partnership with the Zanzibar government
[South Africa] Startupbootcamp adds Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank to list of partners for Cohort 3 of the ASIP Accelerator
29-08-2022 | 15:26:00
The Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) has partnered with pan-African tech accelerator, Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech, for the third instalment of the Africa Startup Initiative Accelerator Program (ASIP).
[Nigeria] Grey raises $2M to simplify cross-border payments across Africa
29-08-2022 | 14:56:00
Grey, a fintech started by two Nigerians to simplify sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans, has raised $2 million in seed funding.
[Nigeria] B2B e-commerce startup Omnibiz raises $15 million for expansion
29-08-2022 | 08:11:00
Omnibiz has raised $15 million pre-Series A round ($5 million equity and $10 million debt) led by Timon Capital, Ventures Platform, Lofty Inc, Chapel Hill Denham, Chandaria Capital and Musha Ventures.
STIMA brings electric motorcycles to Kenya in new partnership with India’s OneElectric
29-08-2022 | 08:03:00
STIMA, a battery swapping technology company has partnered OneElectric, an Indian manufacturer of electric motorcycles to supply more than 3,000 electric motorcycles in Kenya.
Ecobank opens applications for its 2022 fintech challenge for African startups
25-08-2022 | 15:39:00
Selected startups stand a chance to win an overall cash prize of US $50,000 for the top winner and the opportunity to partner and scale their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 African markets.
[South Africa] iiDENTIFii wins KPMG Tech Innovator in Africa
25-08-2022 | 13:35:00
After a four-month-long competition, KPMG Private Enterprise has announced the winner of their Tech Innovator in Africa Awards where iiDENTIFii took the top spot.
Nestlé launches digital platform targeting young innovators and entrepreneurs
25-08-2022 | 13:28:42
YEP brings together all Nestlé's existing innovation initiatives and programs in one place. The platform gives young innovators access to The Nestlé Entrepreneurship Academy plus dedicated programs to grow knowledge, learn new skills and gain experience.
[column] Marlene Mutimawase: The marketing language you should know!
25-08-2022 | 12:45:00
According to GSMA ,495 million people subscribed to mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing 46% of the region’s population – an increase of almost 20 million on 2019. With the number continue to go high, how business owners can use this opportunity to reach more customers? are you aware of the language used in mobile marketing?
Meta opens applications for the AR/VR Africa Metathon in partnership with Imisi 3D and Black Rhino
22-08-2022 | 13:43:00
Meta has today announced that applications for the AR/VR Africa Metathon in partnership with Imisi 3D and BlackRhino VR are now open.
Ivorian E-commerce Startup ANKA Appoints Meta Director & Global Head of Luxury, Morin Oluwole as Strategic Advisor
22-08-2022 | 11:54:00
Ivorian e-commerce startup ANKA has announced the appointment of Morin Oluwole as its first Strategic Advisor. Morin is currently the Global Luxury Director atMeta.
MIGA issues record 54 guarantees totaling $4.9 Billion in FY22
22-08-2022 | 10:41:00
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of the World Bank Group (MIGA), whose mandate is to drive impactful foreign direct investment to developing countries, issued $4.93 billion in new guarantees in fiscal year 2022 across a record 54 projects.
Yango signe un accord stratégique avec la startup de mobilité Bee Group
22-08-2022 | 09:19:00
Yango Cameroun a révélé un nouvel arrangement avec la jeune entreprise de mobilité Bee Group dans le but de transformer le secteur du transport dans le pays.
[South Africa] Ukheshe and Paycorp boost cardless cash withdrawals at Cash Express branded ATMs
22-08-2022 | 09:11:00
More cardless ATMs with greater functionality are now available to more people thanks to the ongoing partnership between leading fintech enablement partner, Ukheshe, and leading global payments provider, Paycorp.
2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship applications open
19-08-2022 | 08:23:00
The U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros announced the opening of the application process for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders this week.
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022
18-08-2022 | 14:13:00
Moov Africa Startup Challenge 2022 est une compétition qui consiste à faire concourir des startups innovantes dans les domaines de la Santé, de la Finance, de l’Agriculture, des villes intelligentes, de l’internet des objets et du gaming.
Koolboks closes $2.5M Seed Round to Scale Solar Refrigeration across Africa
18-08-2022 | 13:10:00
Koolboks, the sustainable cooling company providing accessible cold storage solutions to businesses across Africa, has closed a $2.5M Seed funding round, led by Aruwa Capital Management.
[Kenya] Agtech Startup IProcure Secures $10.2M Series B Funding
18-08-2022 | 13:03:00
iProcure, Africa’s leading tech and data-driven agricultural inputs supply company, today announced the close of a $10.2 million Series B funding round.
Bolt announces ongoing post-pandemic growth to mark ninth anniversary
18-08-2022 | 10:29:00
Popular ride-hailing company Bolt has announced it has quadrupled its business since the start of the pandemic, recording its most successful month on record this July.
[Kenya] E-Logistics startup Lori Systems raises an undisclosed amount of funding from Google
18-08-2022 | 08:18:53
Kenya e-logistics company Lori Systems which operates across East Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of Round B funding from Google.
[Tanzania] Bolt switches to corporate clients only
18-08-2022 | 07:55:00
Popular ride-hailing company Bolt has switched to corporate clients only in Tanzania. This, the firm says is due to the regulatory environment that is causing undue pressure on the sustainability of its operations in the country.
L'African Business Roundtable accueille de nouveaux membres dans son organisation
17-08-2022 | 10:30:00
Les particuliers et les entreprises rejoignent l'African Business Roundtable pour de nombreuses raisons, et les objectifs de l'organisation ont été soigneusement conçus pour les servir.
[South Africa] Agritech disruptor driving down food costs for consumers and increasing profits for farmers
15-08-2022 | 12:09:00
A KZN-based startup is focusing on driving down the cost of food by cutting out middlemen and reducing transport costs while increasing profits for farmers.
MTN MoMo lance une compétition d’innovation pour les startups africaines
15-08-2022 | 08:16:00
Mobile Money Corporation annonce le lancement la deuxième édition du MTN MoMo Hackathon au Cameroun.
Flouci se mue en banque mobile pour faciliter les transactions financières grâce à la blockchain
11-08-2022 | 09:29:00
Flouci est une solution fintech développée par la start-up tunisienne Kaoun. Elle permet, depuis un smartphone, d’effectuer des transactions financières en quelques clics.
Le lancement du Projet Concours Femmes d’Honneur par SODIGAZ
11-08-2022 | 09:09:00
SODIGAZ APC fait de l’accompagnement technique et financier des associations féminines de la province du Houet un défi
4 out of 5 Africans say recent developments in African technology has changed how they view the continent, report
11-08-2022 | 08:23:00
A new report that includes the surveyed opinions of 4,500 Africans from Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana has revealed that the recent wave of technology innovation coming out of Africa is changing how Africans view the continent.
Applications for the 5th edition of Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme open
11-08-2022 | 08:14:00
The LHoFT Foundation has opened applications for the 5th edition of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa which will be delivered in Luxembourg.
[Nigeria] Klasha Appoints Ayman Jawhar as New Chief Product Officer
11-08-2022 | 07:47:00
Klasha, a Lagos and San Francisco -based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce has appointed Ayman Jawhar as its Chief Product Officer.
[South Africa] HAVAÍC announces a $500K investment in FinAccess to grow across Africa
08-08-2022 | 14:29:00
Cape Town-headquartered venture capital (VC) firm HAVAÍC this week announced a US$500,000 investment in FinAccess, an East African headquartered software solutions provider.