Startups

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Huzaif Alhassan: The Founder Producing Traditionally Vibrant Socks In West Africa

June 29, 2022, 1 p.m.

Huzaif Alhassan is the founder and CEO of Afrisocks, a global e-commerce fashion start-up. Huzaif grew up in Nima, an underdeveloped community in Accra many consider a slum. read more

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Ride-Hailing Startup Gozem Signs $10M Deal With IFC

June 16, 2022, 4:16 p.m.

This enables moto-taxi drivers to purchase or rent electric bikes with the ultimate goal of increasing their take-home income. In this region, petrol motorcycles are the main mode of transport. With the Gozem and IFC … read more


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Four Funding Opportunities For Africans

June 10, 2022, 9:16 a.m.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) fourth edition is now accepting applications from entrepreneurs in 200 countries who want to participate in the world's most extensive startup support program and pitch competition. read more


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Klasha Closes $4.5M Seed Round Proceeds To Expand Into Five More Countries

June 8, 2022, 12:06 p.m.

Klasha, a San Francisco and Lagos-based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce, has announced that it has raised an additional $2.1 million fundraise – to complete its $4.5 million seed round. read more

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Meet The 6 Ghanaian Heroes Behind These Innovative Startups

June 8, 2022, 10:47 a.m.

Here are the seven businesses that have proven smart, tactical, adaptable, non-conformist, organized, and energetic and are passionately building and growing globally competitive companies. read more


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Nigerian Startup Builds Sproutly, A Virtual Banking App For Kids

June 3, 2022, 2:14 p.m.

Called Sproutly, the virtual banking app provides these kids with digital savings products and a debit card with built-in parental control. Parents get to control outflows and set targets via a parents app for their … read more

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