tappi Raises $1.5M to digitize and build online trust for African SMEs

12-07-2023 | 13:38:00
tappi, an end-to-end digital commerce SaaS solution tailored for small and medium-sized businesses, has raised $1.5M in an oversubscribed Pre-Seed round led by Mercy Corps Ventures and Chui Ventures.

[South Africa] HAVAÍC leads $15 million Series A investement in Sportable

12-07-2023 | 13:28:00
The sole African institutional investor, HAVAÍC is contributing US$1 million as part of a US$15 million Series A investment round in Sportable.

Kenya's mobile-first strategies make fintechs vulnerable to cyber attacks

12-07-2023 | 12:41:00
Kenya is currently ranked 25th in the world as the most likely to be targeted for malware attacks according to Check Point Research’s October Malware Report.

Nuvei enters global payments partnership with Microsoft

12-07-2023 | 09:00:00
Nuvei Corporation, the Canadian fintech company, announced that it has partnered with Microsoft to deliver leading payment experiences for customers of its products, solutions, and services across many of its key markets.

WATT Renewable Corporation announces strategic partnership with Clear Blue Technologies

12-07-2023 | 08:48:00
WATT Renewable Corporation (WATT), an independently-owned provider of hybrid solar solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Clear Blue Technologies, a publicly traded global leader in smart off-grid technology solutions.

[Kenya] EV startup BasiGo secures $5m debt facility to scale local production

12-07-2023 | 07:43:00
BasiGo, the Kenyan electric vehicle manufacturer has secured $5 million in debt funding from the British International Investment (BII), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, to scale local assembly of 100 electric buses.

[Nigeria] FinTech startup Grey rebrands to boost global expansion

12-07-2023 | 07:24:00
Grey, a fintech started by two Nigerians to simplify sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans has rebranded completely with a new logo and website.

dLocal and Jeeves announce strategic partnership to streamline client payouts globally

12-07-2023 | 07:15:00
dLocal, a leading cross-border payment platform, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Jeeves, a global financial technology platform that provides businesses with comprehensive financial solutions, to facilitate secure client payments across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

YouTube Premium and YouTube Music launched in Kenya, Ghana and Senegal

12-07-2023 | 07:09:00
YouTube today announced that YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in Kenya, Ghana and Senegal. YouTube Premium is all of YouTube and YouTube Music without interruptions.

Nuvei a lancé sa solution d'émission de cartes dans 30 marchés à l'échelle mondiale

12-07-2023 | 07:03:00
Nuvei, la société fintech canadienne, annonce qu'elle a lancé sa solution d'émission de cartes dans 30 marchés à l'échelle mondiale.

Airtel Africa ventures into data centre business, first facility to go live in Lagos

12-07-2023 | 06:52:00
Airtel Africa has launched Nxtra, its data centre business that it says has been founded on a commitment to meet the continent’s growing needs for trusted, and sustainable data centre capacity and to serve the fast-growing African digital economy.

Wic Capital obtient un prêt de 1 million $ pour accroître le financement de PME détenues par des femmes

12-07-2023 | 06:47:00
Le fonds d’investissement centré sur les femmes, Wic Capital, a obtenu une ligne de crédit de l’investisseur britannique FSD Africa pour poursuivre son activité de financement de femmes entrepreneures au Sénégal et en Côte d’Ivoire.

dLocal and eSky Group partner to combine the power of payments with modern airline and travel innovation

12-07-2023 | 06:13:02
dLocal and eSky have been committed to creating an efficient payment process that sets new industry standards for speed and reliability.

Huawei and Sharp sign long-term global patent cross-licensing agreement

12-06-2023 | 09:05:00
Huawei and Sharp have announced the signing of a new long-term global patent cross-licensing agreement, which covers Cellular Standard Essential Patents, including 4G and 5G.

MTN partners with WIM Technologies to enhance fixed wireless access for customers

12-06-2023 | 09:00:00
Leveraging intelligent coverage and capacity-based analytics, Unison FWA enables MTN’s sales representatives with real-time insights on the most suitable packages for each customer’s specific needs and location. This ensures that customers receive optimal service at competitive prices with adequate coverage.