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MEST Africa
Startup

MEST Africa Announces 12 Companies Selected for its First Cohort of the Mastercard FoundationEdTech Fellowship

MEST Africa has announced the selection of 12 startups for the inaugural Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship in Ghana. The Mastercard

Acquisition Financial Services Fintech Investment

South African Financial Services Company, Lesaka Acquires Adumo For $85.9m

Lesaka, the South African 🇿🇦 financial services company, has signed a new deal to buy local fintech operator Adumo for

Amazon
Ecommerce

Amazon Launches in South Africa

Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon.co.za, providing customers in South Africa with a new online shopping experience. For products

TLcom
Funding Investment Venture Capital

TLcom Closes Africa’s Largest Early-Stage VC Fund at $154 Million

TLcom Capital, the Africa-focused venture capital firm, has announced the final close of TIDE Africa Fund II, its second fund for

Baobab Network
Acquisition

Baobab Network Acquires Reflector Marketing

Baobab Network, an early-stage investor that backs startups across Africa, has announced the acquisition of Reflector Marketing, a strategy and branding

StarNews Mobile
Competition

StarNews, Global Black Economic Forum Launch Business Competition 

StarNews Mobile, the African video streaming platform and the Global Black Economic Forum (GBEF), have announced a call for applications to launch their Business Competition

Zone
Funding Investment Venture Capital

Zone Secures $8.5m in Seed Funding to Scale its Decentralized Payment Infrastructure

Zone, the African payment infrastructure company, has raised $8.5 million in an oversubscribed seed funding round led by venture capital firms Flourish Ventures and TLcom Capital.

Irish Tech Challenge
Competition

Launch of the 2024 Irish Tech Challenge South Africa

The 2024 Irish Tech Challenge South Africa has announced the launch of the 2024 Tech Challenge. The launch will take

Whogohost
Rebrand

Whogohost Rebrands as GO54

Whogohost, an African digital infrastructure has announced that it has rebranded to GO54, a new vibrant brand representing the company’s

Dream VC
Venture Capital

APPLY: Dream VC 2024 Venture Capital Fellowship Program

Dream VC, the premier hub for venture capital excellence in Africa, has announced the opening of applications for its 2024 Venture Capital