Startups

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SA “Virtual Distribution Platform” Selpal Acquired By FNB

March 26, 2021, 1:07 a.m.

South African startup Selpal, a “virtual distribution platform” that provides an electronically-enabled route to market for FMCG manufacturers and financial service providers, has been acquired by First National Bank (FNB). read more

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Botswanan Startup, One Wireless To “WIFI Blanket” The Entire Country

March 26, 2021, 12:54 a.m.

A telecommunications startup One Wireless is on a mission to provide Botswana with fast speeds, affordable rates, and reliable connectivityThis the startup plans to do by deploying Macro WiFi solutions to “ WiFi Blanket” the … read more


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Glovo Launches Multi-Category Delivery Service In Ghana

March 25, 2021, 2:29 p.m.

Called Glovo, the multi-category delivery startup acts as an on-demand courier service that purchases, picks up, and delivers products ordered through its mobile app. It aspires to be a multi-category lifestyle app with food delivery … read more


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Nigerian Fintech Of The Unbanked Bankly Raises $2M Led By Vault

March 25, 2021, 4:29 a.m.

Today, Bankly, a Nigerian fintech startup digitizing cash for the unbanked, announced that it has closed a $2 million seed round. Founded by Tomilola Adejana and Fredrick Adams in 2018, Bankly is digitizing the informal … read more

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Ten Startups To Participate In Pan-African Fintech Acceleration Program

March 25, 2021, 3:55 a.m.

Ten African startups have been given the green card by Pan-African Fintech Accelerator to participate in the first edition of its acceleration program read more


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Ghana’s Redbird Raises $1.5M Seed To Expand Access To Rapid Medical Testing In Sub-Saharan Africa

March 24, 2021, 12:46 a.m.

For patients and healthcare professionals to properly track and manage illnesses, especially chronic ones, healthcare needs to be decentralized. It also needs to be more convenient, with a patient’s health information able to follow them … read more

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