Blockchain Fintech Startup

DFS Lab, Stellar Launch Applications For Blockchain Bootcamp

DFS Lab and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have launched the second Blockchain Bootcamp for African startups. Designed to give


DFS Lab and Stellar Development Foundation Launch Blockchain Bootcamp for African Startups

DFS Lab in collaboration with the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has launched a call for applicants for a Blockchain Bootcamp, designed to give

Fintech Hackathon

DFS Lab Announces Open Applications for Fintech Hackathon Focused on Mojaloop Software

DFS Lab, a digital commerce investor and accelerator that partners with early-stage startups in Sub-Saharan Africa, announced it will host

Mobile Money Partnership Payment

YDFS Partners Betway, BetPawa For Seamless Service

Y’ello Digital Financial Services (YDFS), a subsidiary of MTN Nigeria, has announced its partnership with gaming operators, Betway and BetPawa through


WhoGoHost Acquires Cloud-based Communication Startup, SendChamp, to Deepen Value Offering

WhoGoHost, the cloud infrastructure company, has announced the acquisition of SendChamp, the cloud communications startup that powers online messaging for


Payday Secures $3M Seed Round to Power the Future of Work for Africa

Payday, an African neobank issuing global accounts to Africans, has raised a $3M seed round led by Moniepoint Inc. The

Social Commerce

Nigeria’s Bumpa, Raises $4m in Seed Funding to Help Underserved SMEs Grow and Manage Their Business 

Bumpa, an emerging e-commerce startup, has announced a $4 million raise in its just-completed seed funding round.  This round was

Fintech Funding Investment Startup Venture Capital

Nigeria’s Pastel Secures 5.5m Seed Funding Led by TLcom

Pastel, a Nigerian digital bookkeeping platform for traders, has raised a $5.5 million seed round led by pan-African venture capital

Social Entrepreneurship

Kenyan Social Commerce Firm, Tushop Raises $3m Led by 4DX Ventures

Tushop, a Kenyan social-commerce startup, has closed a $3 million pre-seed funding round led by 4DX Ventures with participation from

Funding Investment Startup Venture Capital

Tanzanian Cross-border Fintech, NALA Gets $10M Seed Funding

NALA, a Tanzanian cross-border payments company, has raised a $10 million seed round led by Amplo. It recently pivoted from