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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

Funding Health Investment Venture Capital

MDaaS Global Secures $3M to Transform Healthcare Access Across Nigeria

MDaaS Global, a healthtech company and operator of Nigeria’s fastest-growing healthcare network – BeaconHealth Diagnostics, has raised a $3 million

Mavin Global

UMG Acquires Majority Stake in Mavin Global to Accelerate Expansion of Africa’s Creative Platform

Universal Music Group (UMG), the global music-based entertainment firm, has announced a majority investment in the independent record label, Mavin


AFCON 2023 Fuels 300% Rise in Revenue for Content Creators Across Africa

According to new data released from StarNews Mobile, the African video streaming platform, content creators across Africa experienced a 300% surge

Venture Capital

Partech Africa II Fund Reaches $300m+ Final Close to Expand Team and Portfolio

Partech, the global technology investment firm, has announced the final closing of its second Africa fund, Partech Africa II, at


IFC, Triggerfish Partner to Boost Africa’s Animation Sector

IFC has signed a collaboration agreement with Triggerfish, a globally recognized animation studio founded in South Africa to support the


Roam Secures $24m in Funding to Accelerate Electric Mobility Solutions in Africa

Roam, the Kenyan-based electric mobility pioneer, has secured US$24 million in equity and debt to accelerate its mission to revolutionise