Funding Investment Payment Venture Capital

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

Grey
Funding Investment Payment Venture Capital

Grey Raises $2M to Simplify Cross-border Payments Across Africa

Grey, a fintech for sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The service

Microtraction
Venture Capital

Microtraction Announces First Close of its Community Fund for Early-stage African Startups

Microtraction, an early-stage venture capital firm that invests in African tech entrepreneurs at the pre-seed stage, has announced a $15

Bloom
Fintech Funding Investment Venture Capital

YC-backed Sudanese Fintech Startup, Bloom Secures $6.5m Seed Round

Bloom, a Sudanese fintech startup, has raised a $6.5 million seed round from investors including Visa, Y Combinator, Global Founders

FirstCheck Africa
Venture Capital

FirstCheck Africa Adds $2M Commitment from TLcom to its $10M Debut Fund

TLcom Capital, an Africa-focused venture capital firm, has committed $2 million to FirstCheck Africa, and Oname Eloho, one of its

Ecommerce Logistics

Namibian Last-mile Distribution eCommerce Startup, JABU Secures $15m Led by Tiger Global

JABU, the last-mile distribution e-commerce startup, has raised a $15 million Series A led by Tiger Global. The startup recently

Funding Investment Venture Capital

Nigerian Shipping Startup, Topship Secures $2.5m Investment

Topship, a Nigerian shipping startup, has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by Flexport. Also participating in the round

Investment Startup Venture Capital

Nigerian KYC Verification Startup, Identitypass Raises $2.8m Led by Marc Ventures Capital

Identitypass, a Nigerian Know Your Customers (KYC) verification startup, has closed $2.8 million seed funding led by Marc Ventures Capital.

Health

Yemaachi, Africa’s Cancer Research Company, Raises $3m Seed Round Led by V8 Capital

Yemaachi Biotech, a Ghanaian cancer research and diagnostics company, has closed a $3 million seed round to advance its mission

Acquisition

Morrocan B2B eCommerce Startup, Chari Acquires AXA Credit For $22m

Chari, a Moroccan B2B e-commerce and retail startup, has acquired Axa Credit, the credit arm of Axa Assurance Maroc, for $22 million.