The Catalyst Fund Invests $1.8 Million in 9 African Climate

The Catalyst Fund has today announced an investment of $1.8 million in 9 early-stage climate tech startups across Africa. This

Flourish Ventures
Venture Capital

Flourish Ventures Launches African Founder Well-Being Survey

Flourish Ventures, an early-stage global fintech venture capital firm, has announced the launch of a research effort titled The African Founder


Ukheshe Acquires EFT Corporation to Transform Financial Services Across Africa

Ukheshe International, the Banking as a Service (BaaS) and embedded finance enabler, has acquired 100% of  EFT Corporation Limited (EFTCorp) from parent Loita Transaction


Wasoko, MaxAB Announces Merger to Drive Transformation of Africa’s Informal Retail Sector

Wasoko and MaxAB, have signed preliminary merger terms to join together as a combined entity to drive the transformation of Africa’s informal

MEST Africa

Top 5 Startups Selected For $50K Equity Prize in 2023 MEST Africa Challenge

The MEST Africa Challenge (MAC), an African pitch competition for early-stage technology startups, has announced the top 5 Regional Winners

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Maka Bags $2.65m to Streamline Purchase of African Fashion Products

Maka, an African fashion and beauty e-commerce platform, has closed a $2.65 million pre-seed investment led by 4DX Ventures and

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Techstars Announces 12 New Investments Via its Africa-focused Program

Techstars, an investor platform in Africa, has announced its second cohort of 12 companies to participate in its pan-African accelerator

Funding Investment Venture Capital

South African Parcel Shipping Platform, TUNL, Secures $1m Funding

TUNL, a South African parcel shipping platform, has secured $1 million in pre-seed funding from investors including Founders Factory Africa,

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

MEST Africa

Meet 2023 MEST Africa Challenge Regional Finalists

MEST Africa, a pan-African software and entrepreneurship training program, seed fund, and incubator, has selected 45 technology startups to advance