Mastercard
Africa Business Ecommerce Funding Investment Payment Press Release

Why Mastercard is Investing in ‘Africa’s Alibaba’, Jumia

Jumia, the leading pan-African e-commerce platform has announced that Mastercard has agreed, subject to certain conditions, to become an investor

Africa Business Funding Investment Startup Technology Venture Capital

Kenya’s Bwala Secures Funding From Justin Caldbeck, Expands to Kampala

Bwala Africa Group which is a last mile logistics marketplace launched in 2018 has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from

Tony Elumelu Foundation
Africa Entrepreneurship Funding Innovation Investment SMEs Social Entrepreneurship Startup Technology

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Set to Announce Startups For 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has said that selected Startups for the 2019 entrepreneurs Programme would be announced today. The

Agro-tech Business Investment SMEs Social Entrepreneurship Technology Venture Capital

Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy Secures $1m Seed Funding From Cox Enterprises, Others

Nigeria Agro-tech startup, Farmcrowdy has disclosed that it has secured an additional $1m seed funding from Cox Enterprises and Techstars, along with

Accelerator Entrepreneurship Funding Innovation Investment Social Entrepreneurship Technology Venture Capital

Why You Should Apply For Itanna Accelerator Programme For Nigerian Startups

Itanna, the venture platform launched by Honeywell Group in 2018, has announced the commencement of the 2019 edition of its

Agro-tech Entrepreneurship Funding Investment SMEs Social Entrepreneurship Startup Technology

AgriTech Startup, Thrive Agric Selected For Y Combinator 2019 Winter Batch

Thrive Agric, an agritech startup that provides microloans to Nigerian farmers and a channel to sell produce to large buyers

Africa Entrepreneurship Funding Investment Startup Technology

French President Announces €2.5bn Funding for African Startup Via Choose Africa Initiative

French President, Emmanuel Macron has announced The Choose Africa Initiative which is an initiative to provide €2.5bn to African startups.

Jumia
Africa Business Ecommerce Economy Funding Investment

Jumia files for IPO on the New York Stock Exchange

Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia has filed for an Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange according to SEC

Africa Agro-tech Artificial Intelligence Business Funding Investment SMEs Startup Venture Capital

South Africa’s Aerobotics Raises Another $2m in Series A Funding

South Africa agtech startup,  Aerobotics, has announced that it raised another $2m in series A funding from Paper Plane Ventures

TeamApt
Fintech Investment Venture Capital

Nigeria’s TeamApt Raises $5.5 Million Funding Led by Quantum Capital Partners

Nigerian fintech startup, TeamApt has raised a US$5.5 million Series A funding round to help it scale into new markets.