Accelerator Banking

FCMB Launches Accelerator Programme to Empower SMEs

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has launched an accelerator programme to upskill and grow over one million small and medium-sized


Moniepoint Expands Access For Underbanked SMEs and Individuals Across Nigeria

As the wider world continues to rapidly embrace digital payments, access to financial services has become critical for businesses to

Funding Investment SMEs Venture Capital

tappi Raises $1.5m to Digitize and Build Online Trust  for Africa’s SMEs 

tappi, an end-to-end digital commerce SaaS solution for SMEs, has raised $1.5M in an oversubscribed Pre-Seed round led by Mercy Corps

SME Growth LAB

SME Growth LAB Partners With Bujeti to Empower African SMEs with N500k Funding

SME Growth Lab Africa, a Digital Accelerator Program committed to supporting Small and Medium  Enterprises across Africa, has announced an

Product Launch

Moni unveils new community-powered business loans to drive growth for African SMEs 

Moni, a digital platform that delivers financial services in Africa, has launched a new range of business loans that enables

Goodwell Investments
Funding Partnership Venture Capital

Oxfam Novob Partners With Goodwell Investments in €20m Fund to Support East African SMEs

Oxfam Novib and Goodwell Investments have announced a new €20 million fund dubbed Pepea. The fund will support early-stage growth companies

Fintech Funding Venture Capital

SA Online Lending Startup, Lulalend Raises $35m Series B Funding to Help Increase Support For SMEs

Lulalend, a South African online lending startup, has secured a $35 million series B funding round to help boost and

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

Partnership Payment

Flocash and Visa Partner to Promote Digital Capabilities for African SMEs

Visa has announced that it is partnering with Flocash, to promote digital capabilities for African SMEs through digital payments, supplier


Autochek, Pezesha Partner to Provide Asset Financing to SMEs

Autochek, the automotive technology company, has launched a new partnership with Pezesha to enable SMEs in Kenya to access asset