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Communication as a Service Startup, Termii Secures $3.65 to Support Expansion to Francophone Africa

Termii, an African communications-as-a-service startup, has secured a $3.65 million investment to support its expansion into Francophone Africa starting with


AWS Selects 25 Startups For Its First ‘Fintech In Africa’ Accelerator

Twenty-five African fintech startups have been selected for the first Amazon Web Services (AWS) FinTech Africa Accelerator cohort. This inaugural


Catapult: Inclusion Africa Programme: Call For Applications: Open

Building on the success of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa programmes since 2018, we are delighted to launch the sixth edition


Fintech M-KOPA Raises $250m to Scale High-impact Business Across Africa

M-KOPA, a fintech platform, has announced that it has closed over $250 mill in new debt and equity funding to

Africa’s Business Heroes

Africa’s Business Heroes Prize Competition 2023 Extends Application Deadline to May 17

Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition, a philanthropic initiative sponsored by the Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Philanthropy, has extended


Meet Teams Shortlisted For the Inaugural Qualcomm Make in Africa Mentorship Program

Qualcomm Technologies has announced the selection of 10 startups to participate in the inaugural Qualcomm Make in Africa startup mentorship

MEST Africa

Eric Nsarkoh Joins MEST Africa as a Portfolio Advisor

MEST Africa, a pan-African training program, incubator, and seed fund for African entrepreneurs, has announced the appointment of Eric Nsarkoh


Nigerian Fintech, Vesicash Expands to New African Markets

Vesicash, a Nigerian-based financial technology startup, has announced its expansion to key African markets and the launch of its Merchant

Bolt Entrepreneurship Ride-hailing Women

Bolt launches #WomeninTech Internship Program For 3rd Consecutive Year Across Africa

Bolt, an on-demand transport platform in Africa, has launched its #WomeninTech internship program for the third year running across Kenya,


AFEX Emerges First in Financial Times’ Ranking of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Companies

AFEX, an African commodities market player, has secured first place in the Financial Times (FT) ranking of Africa’s Fastest-Growing Companies