Social Commerce

Nigeria’s Bumpa, Raises $4m in Seed Funding to Help Underserved SMEs Grow and Manage Their Business 

Bumpa, an emerging e-commerce startup, has announced a $4 million raise in its just-completed seed funding round.  This round was

Ecommerce Funding Investment Venture Capital

Egypt’s FlapKap Raises $3.6m to Maximise Potentials of eCommerce Businesses in MENA

FlapKap, an Egyptian revenue-based financing platform, has closed $3.6 million seed round. The latest funding included participation from investors Bolt by

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Vendease Raises $30m to Transform Procurement and Business Operations for Restaurants Across Africa

Vendease, a Y Combinator-backed digital platform that allows restaurants in Africa to for supplies and access financial services, has raised


Flutterwave Enables Google Pay for African Businesses 

Flutterwave, the African payments technology company, has announced Google Pay, a mobile payment service, developed by Google, as a payment


Flutterwave Enables eNaira Collections for Businesses in Nigeria

Flutterwave, the African payments technology company, has announced that merchants can now accept eNaira payments from their customers on their platform.

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Duplo Secures $4.3m Seed Funding to Transform Business-to-Business Payments in Nigeria

 Duplo, a business-to-business payment platform that makes it easier for African businesses of all sizes to pay each other, has


Ghana’s Float Acquires Accounteer to Promote Proper Accounting & Bookkeeping Practices For Businesses

Float, a Ghanaian cash management startup, has fully acquired Accounteer, a Nigerian cloud-based accounting service for an undisclosed amount. The

Tyme Bank

TymeBank to Acquire Fintech SME funder, Retail Capital in Bid to Bolsters its Business Banking Offering

TymeBank, South Africa’s fastest-growing digital bank, is set to bolster its business banking offering with a series of new initiatives,

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Biometric Authentication is no Longer a Business Enabler – it’s Now Crucial For Long-term Sustainability and Success

Even as we return to ‘normal’ working conditions, the adoption and growth of online services continue to surge, and the

Business Payment Report

Report Reveals Preference for Ease of Use, Reliability and Speed as African Businesses Transition From Cash-based B2B Payments 

A new report that includes the surveyed opinions of more than 1,000 business owners from Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and