South Africa’s Fin Acquires Thuthukani

Fin, a South African fintech company, has completed the acquisition of South African housing finance provider Thuthukani Housing Finance. This takeover continues

Venture Capital

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures Raises $43m to Focus on Emerging Growth Stage Companies

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures has raised US$43 million as part of its ongoing fundraising for its pan-African venture fund.  The fund’s

Blockchain Funding

Ejara Gets Backing From Adaverse to Democratise Finance in Francophone Africa

Ejara, an investment platform that improves access to financial solutions through blockchain, has raised funding from Adaverse, a Cardano ecosystem

Venture Capital

Flat6Labs Launches New US$95M Venture Capital Fund to Expand its Impact in Africa

Flat6Labs, MENA’s leading seed investor, has announced the launch of a new US$95 million Seed Fund to nurture the growth


Application Opens For Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East 2023

The 13th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East will open for submissions on Monday, March 13,


EMURGO Africa and Kepple Africa Ventures Establish Joint Venture to Further Web3 Strategic Partnership

EMURGO Africa, an entity that invests and partners with Africa-focused enterprises, and Kepple Africa Ventures, a pan-African venture capital firm, have announced the

Accelerator Startup Women

Meet 15 Female-led Startups Selected for Google Africa Accelerator

Fifteen startups from eight African countries have been selected for the inaugural cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator for


YMO, Guinean Fintech Startup, Secures €3m in Seed to Accelerate Financial Inclusion in West Africa

YMO, a Franco-Guinean start-up, has closed a new funding round led by Breega and INCO Ventures to accelerate the deployment

Africa’s Business Heroes Prize
Africa Competition

Applications Open for 2023 Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Competition

Africa’s Business Heroes, a philanthropic initiative sponsored by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Philanthropy, has launched its fifth annual


Stitch Launches CashPay For Cash Payments in South Africa

Stitch, the South African payments infrastructure company, has announced the launch of its latest payment method, CashPay. This allows businesses