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L’Oréal Invest Undisclosed Amount into Partech Africa Fund

French cosmetics giant L’Oréal has made an undisclosed investment into Paris-based global venture capital firm Partech Africa fund. In a statement, L’Oréal executive vice-president for

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Microsoft joins forces with Lions@frica to empower African Startups at DEMO Africa

The engagement forms part of 4Afrika’s commitment to empowering local African technology start-ups, by providing them with access to venture

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SA Fintech Startup, JUMO Secures $52M Investment Led by Goldman

South Africa-based financial technology firm JUMO plans to expand in high-growth Asian markets after securing $52M investment from led by

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AIF Announces Nominees for $185k Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 awards

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has announced its top 10 nominees for its prestigious Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 awards. This year’s Call

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Nigeria’s Crop2Cash Wins $3.5k in the Wennovation Agri-Tech Demo Day

Nigerian startup Crop2Cash, which connects farmers with capital and markets, has been named the winner of the Wennovation Hub Agri-Tech

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Snapchat Invest $150k in South African Journalism Startup

South Africa mobile journalism network Hashtag Our Stories has netted $150 000 in funding from social media Snapchat and a place in the US

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Nigeria’s Judy to Receive $100k in Funding From MEST Africa

Judy, a Nigerian startup using AI to empower lawyers in Africa has been selected alongside seven other startups to share $700,000

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Meet the Startups Repping Africa at the 2018 MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

The MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy has announced the four regional winners for their 2018 global economic prize, the MIT

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South Africa Payment Start-up, Yoco, Secures $16m in Series B Funding 

South African bank card payment provider Yoco has raised $16 million in series B funding. This brings the total investment into the

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Nigerian Digital Payments Startup, Paga Secures $10m Funding Led by Global Innovation Fund

Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is set to expand to Ethiopia, Mexico and Philipines after it raised $10 million in series B2