Founders Factory Africa and Netcare to fund 35...
Founders Factory Africa and South African healthcare company Netcare will select 35 African health-tech startups for an...
South African SME finance startup Lulalend raises...
South African digital lender Lulalend has raised a $6.5 million Series A round co-led by IFC and Quona Capital. The...
African fintech dominates Catalyst Fund’s 2019...
African fintech has taken center stage for the Catalyst Fund, a JP Morgan Chase and Bill & Melinda Gates...
Ethiopia’s bid to become an African startup hub...
Ethiopia is flexing its ambitions to become Africa’s next startup hub. The country of 105 million with the...
MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and...
Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with...
Africa Roundup: Jumia’s post-IPO earnings,...
Jumia held its first post-IPO earnings call and weathered a short-sell assault in May, with Wall Street showing...
Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its...
In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxies are as common as yellow-cabs in New York. That includes Lagos,...
These startups are locating in SF and Africa to...
To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of...
Africa Roundup: Jumia’s IPO, DHL launches...
The biggest news in a month of weighty African headlines was Jumia listing on the New York Stock Exchange. After filing...
Drone delivery startup Zipline launches UAV...
Zipline, the San Francisco-based UAV manufacturer and logistics services provider, has launched a program in Ghana...
Seven Africa-focused startups present at Y...
The seven African-focused companies which presented as part of Y Combinator’s 200 strong cohort of Winter 2019...
Nigeria’s Gloo.ng drops consumer e-commerce,...
Nigerian startup Gloo.ng is dropping consumer online retail and pivoting to B2B e-procurement with Gloopro as its new...