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Cryptocurrency Fintech

South Africans can now Scan to Pay with Crypto

Scan to Pay, Powered by Ukheshe, has partnered with Xion Global to offer crypto payments on the Scan to Pay app. Scan to Pay, powered by Ukheshe,

Funding Insurtech Investment Venture Capital

South Africa’s Root Raises $1.5m to Accelerate Expansion Plans

Root Platform (Root), the low-code, API-first, end-to-end insurance technology platform provider, has announced that South Africa-based Invenfin, the venture and


Microsoft-backed FAST Accelerator Announces 12 African Startups Selected For AI Program

Flapmax, a data and AI technology company, announced the twelve companies selected for the second cohort of the FAST Accelerator startup program,

Complete Farmer
AgricTech Agro-tech Funding Investment Venture Capital

Complete Farmer Bags $10.4m to Create More Efficient Agricultural Value Chain in West Africa

Complete Farmer, a digital marketplace that brings together African farmers and international buyers, has raised $10.4 million in an equity

Funding Investment Venture Capital

ANKA Secures $5m Funding to Support Africa’s Creative Artisans

ANKA, the African e-commerce platform, has investment led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) that will support the growth of

Funding Investment Venture Capital

Fixit45 Raises $1.9m Funding to Fuel Expansion into Africa’s Automotive Aftermarket Space

Fixit45, an African autotech aftermarket sector, has raised $1.9 million in equity and working capital at a recent pre-seed funding round.


Turaco Acquires MicroEnsure Ghana to Deepen Affordable Insurance Coverage Across Africa

Turaco, the African tech-enabled insurance company, today announced the acquisition of MicroEnsure Ghana, a pioneering microinsurance company from MIC Global. Under the

AgricTech Funding Investment Venture Capital

Emata, a Ugandan Startup Offering Loans to Farmers in East Africa, Raises $2.4m

Emata, the agricultural finance solution for East African farmers, has announced the completion of a $2.4 million seed fundraise, comprising

Africa’s Business Heroes
Africa Competition

Africa’s Business Heroes Announces Top 10 Finalists for 2023

The Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition, a philanthropic program sponsored by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Philanthropy, now

Startup Studio

Call For Innovators From Africa | Road to Marrakech – Diaspora Entrepreneurship Program

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Startup Studio are on the hunt for dynamic startups and entrepreneurs from the African diaspora.