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Why a Wave of Technology Giants Will Come From Africa

Ian Lessem, Managing Partner at HAVAÍC, investors in early-stage, high-growth technology businesses, notes a significant increase in investment demand for African

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SA International Calling App, Talk360 Secures $3m Seed Extension

Talk360, an app that enables people around the world to make reliable and affordable calls to any landline or mobile

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ShopEX Raises $635,000, as it Aims to be the QVC of Africa

ShopEX, a multi-channel retail business, has raised pre-seed funding of $400,000 from Cape Town venture capital firm, HAVAÍC. The investment

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South Africa’s Talk360 Raises $4m Seed Round to Build African Payment Platform

Talk360, the South African international calling app, has secured $4 million in funding as it prepares to launch a new

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HAVAÍC Announces Final Close of the HAVAÍC Universum Core African Fund

HAVAÍC, a South African venture capital firm, has announced the third and final close of its second pan-African investment fund. 


The Rise of African Tech Unicorns

African unicorns have made big news in recent months, with four startups having recently reached a $1 billion valuation or

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Top African Regions Set to Become Leading Startup and Investment Hubs

On the back of Cape Town being recognised as the tech capital of Africa, topping international rankings for foreign direct investment strategy,

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Shaping Tomorrow’s Innovation: Collaborating With The Right VC Partner

Early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC says aligning to startup founders’ interests, allowing management to maintain their independence, leveraging off smart capital and

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HAVAÍC Universum Core African Fund Achieves its Second Close

Following a successful 2020 comprising eight new investments and three international exits, African focused venture capital (VC) investor HAVAÍC has

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South Africa’s BusyMed Raises Funding From VC Investor LionPride

BusyMed, a South African healthtech startup has raised undisclosed funding from LionPride, a Venture Capital Investor. The investment was facilitated