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Village Capital Announces 23 African Startups For Its Future Of Work Africa 2021 Cohort

May 18, 2021, 2:10 p.m.

Village Capital, with support from Moody’s Foundation and IFC, has announced the 23 early-stage startups selected to participate in its Future of Work Africa 2021 acceleration program, the program that comes in two cohorts in … read more

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Egyptian Furniture Marketplace Homzmart, Lands $15M Series A for MENA Expansion

May 18, 2021, 1:19 p.m.

Egypt’s Homzmart is one such, and today the company is announcing it has closed its $15 million Series A investment. read more


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Logistics Startup Bosta Secures $6.7 Million Series A, Plans Expansion To Africa And MENA

May 18, 2021, 11:59 a.m.

Egypt-based logistics startup Bosta has secured $6.7 million in a Series A round led by Amman-based global VC Silicon Badia. read more


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Dubai-based P2P Payments Fintech Mamo Raises $8 Million

May 18, 2021, 11:37 a.m.

Mamo, a Dubai-based digital wallet and payment platform set up by three former Google engineers, has raised $8 million in a Pre-Series A funding round. read more

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Capacity Building, The Crux To Startup Growth In Africa

May 17, 2021, 7:28 p.m.

In this regard, the startups are to erect a company that can employ 15-20 individuals and, in three years, must have provided employability for 40,000 youths in Ghana. read more


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Cameroon’s Maviance to Digitize Payments Across Central Africa With $3 Million Funding

May 11, 2021, 3:33 p.m.

Digital finance provider, Maviance, has raised $3 million to extend its services across Central Africa. The Cameroon-based company provides local, cross-border, and mobile payment solutions. read more

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