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UNILAG MBA Graduate Proposes Business Model to Tackle Startup and SME Failure

Startups and SMEs in Nigeria confront a number of difficulties, which may account for some of the country’s comparatively low

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Funding Investment SMEs Venture Capital

tappi Raises $1.5m to Digitize and Build Online Trust  for Africa’s SMEs 

tappi, an end-to-end digital commerce SaaS solution for SMEs, has raised $1.5M in an oversubscribed Pre-Seed round led by Mercy Corps

Google
Business SMEs

Google’s Hustle Academy Awards ₦75m to 15 Nigerian SMBs in Funding Initiative

5,300 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across Africa today celebrated their graduation from Google’s Hustle Academy, showcasing their commitment to

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SMEs

SME Growth LAB Partners With Bujeti to Empower African SMEs with N500k Funding

SME Growth Lab Africa, a Digital Accelerator Program committed to supporting Small and Medium  Enterprises across Africa, has announced an

Google
SMEs

Google Opens Applications for ₦75 Million Hustle Academy Fund to Empower Nigerian SMBs

Google today announced the opening of applications for the Hustle Academy SMB Fund, a ₦75 Million equity-free fund dedicated to

WE-FI ANNOUNCES $15 MILLION FUNDING TO SUPPORT WOMEN-OWNED SMES IN NIGERIA AND FOUR OTHER AFRICAN COUNTRIES
Africa Funding SMEs

We-Fi Announces $15 million Funding to Support Women-owned SMEs in Nigeria and Four Other African Countries

The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) yesterday announced a new round of funding under which the African Development Bank’s Africa

Platform Capital
Investment SMEs

Platform Capital Launches in South Africa to Invest in Local SMEs

Platform Capital, a provider of advisory services, has officially launched operations in South Africa to provide strategically driven investments with

SMEs

Kenyan Fintech IMFact Bags ≈$4m Funding From FSD Africa Investment to Boost Capital Supply to SMEs

IMFact, a Kenyan fintech startup, has secured a £3 million ($3.95m) investment from FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investing arm

Internet SMEs Telecom

Airtel Partners With Cisco to Secure Internet for SMEs in Africa

Airtel Africa, has announced that its B2B provider, Airtel Business, has formed a new partnership with Cisco to provide secure

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Meta Launches Business Coach Tool on WhatsApp to Help SMBs in Africa Grow Online

Meta has announced the launch of Facebook Business Coach, an innovative and easily-accessible way for owners of small-and-medium-sized businesses (SMBs)