Blockchain Funding Investment Venture Capital

SA Blockchain Payments Wallet, Centbee Raises $1m Pre-Series Funding From Ayre Ventures

Centbee, a South African blockchain payments company, has announced that it has closed its pre-Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin


Fawry Partners With Classera to Promote Digital Payments for the Educational Sector

Fawry, the fintech and banking services company, has signed a strategic partnership with Classera, a teaching and distance learning technology,

ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator

ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator Appoints Oyin Solebo as Managing Director

ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator has appointed Oyin Solebo as its pioneer managing director. Oyin Solebo is an entrepreneurial leader

Innovation Technology

Qualcomm Announces Africa Innovation Platform

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced the launch of the Africa Innovation Platform, a suite of mentorship, education, and training programs created


Demand for Digital Identity Verification Surges Across Africa

The opportunities for banking in Africa are immense. The region is a ‘sleeping giant’ when it comes to accessing traditional


Egyptian Healthtech Startup, CheckMe Acquires DoctorOnline

CheckMe, an Egyptian healthtech startup has acquired a majority stake in DoctorOnline. Healthtech companies in the Mena region have reached


Egypt’s Appetito Merges with Saudi-based Jumlaty to Form a New Entity, NOMU

Appetito, an Egyptian food tech startup and Saudi-Arabia food tech, Jumlaty, have announced their merger into a new entity, NOMU

Sun King
Clean Energy

Sun King Expands Series D to $330m With Additional Investment of $70m Led by LeapFrog

Sun King, the provider of solar energy products for off-grid homes in Africa and Asia, has received $70 million in equity investment in

Funding Investment Venture Capital

Suplyd, an Egyptian B2B Startup, Secures $1.6 million pre-Seed Round

Suplyd, an Egypt-based startup that digitises supply chain operations in MENA, has announced its $1.6 million pre-seed round funded by


Equinix Launches in South Africa with US$160M Data Center Investment in Johannesburg

Equinix, the global digital infrastructure company, has announced plans to enter the South African market with a US$160 million data center investment