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Esther Kimani Wins 2024 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Esther Kimani has been named the 2024 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation winner by the Royal Academy of Engineering at


LAfricaMobile Raises $4.6m to Lead Cloud Communication in French-speaking Africa

 LAfricaMobile, a cloud communication and mobile marketing platform, has announced that it has raised $4.6 million.  This new investment will allow LAfricaMobile to consolidate


OpenseedVC Launches With First Close Of $10M Fund To Be First Investor In Operators Starting Their Technology Companies

OpenseedVC, a new operator-led fund seeking to be the first investors in operators starting their technology companies across Africa and

Business Digital Funding Investment

Seamfix Secures $4.5m Funding to Expand Digital ID and Credential Services Across Africa

Seamfix, a Nigerian digital identity solutions provider, has secured $4.5 million to scale the technology infrastructure that underpins its solutions,

Funding Logistics

Renda secures $1.9m Pre-Seed Funding to Optimize Order Fulfillment for Businesses in Africa

Renda, a Nigerian logistics startup, has closed its pre-seed round at $1.9m in equity and debt funding. The equity investment

Funding Investment Venture Capital

Chowdeck Secures $2.5m Seed Funding to Optimise on-demand food Delivery in Nigeria

Chowdeck, a Nigerian on-demand delivery service, has secured $2.5 million in seed funding to optimise its operations and support expansion

Venture Capital

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures (VKAV) Closes its first fund at $60m

Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures (VKAV) has announced that it has closed its first fund at $60 million. Key institutional investors in

AgricTech Agro-tech

Helping Smallholder Farmers Secure Malawi’s Food Future

Malawi’s farmers fear El Nino because it always brings drought, withering heat, and poor crop performance. Poor crop performance means


Moniepoint Opens Applications For 4th Edition of Women in Tech Programme to Celebrate IWD

The role of women and their centrality to the growth and evolution of technology has been widely acknowledged. Yet, recent

Funding Investment Startup

Moroccan Fintech Startup, tookeez Raises $1.5m to Reshape Customer Loyalty Ecosystem

tookeez, the Moroccan fintech startup, has raised $1.5 million from Azur Innovation Fund, a public-private seed capital fund, to boost