Startups

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Scale Up Support For SMEs – Freda Duplan To BoG

Nov. 20, 2020, 2:37 p.m.

The Board Chair of the Zenith Bank, Freda Duplan, has asked the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to make deliberate efforts to support small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) secure loans from banks to grow their … read more

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4000 Workers To Lose Their Jobs In Kenya After Ride-Hailing Startup, SafeBoda Ceases Operations

Nov. 20, 2020, 11:38 a.m.

4000 workers have been affected after ride-hailing startup SafeBoda quit after two years of operation in Kenya. read more


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Pacer Ventures Launches A USD3 Million Fund For Early-Stage Startups

Nov. 19, 2020, 11:13 a.m.

Sub-Sahara African-based Pacer Ventures has launched a USD3 million fund for early-stage startups, with a focus on healthcare, financial inclusion, education and agriculture on the African continent. read more


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Paychant Rolls Out New Service To Send Bitcoin To Any Bank Or Cash Pickup In Nigeria

Nov. 18, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

Paychant launched Send Money, its cross-border money transfer service. Founded in 2019, Paychant is a cryptocurrency payment gateway with the aim to increase the adoption of cryptocurrency payment in Africa. read more

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Mr Eazi Announces Partnership With Decagon To Support Potential Nigerian Software Engineers

Nov. 18, 2020, 3:03 p.m.

Mr Eazi, a popular Nigerian singer and entrepreneur, has announced a partnership with Decagon, organizers of Nigeria’s top software engineering training program, to help brilliant young Nigerians actualize their dream of becoming software engineers. read more


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How Farming Failure Inspired This Kenyan Founder To Launch Newly-Funded Agri-Tech Startup

Nov. 17, 2020, 9:39 p.m.

Recently-funded Kenyan agri-tech startup Farmers Pride believes it is poised for national and international growth in the next few years. But its origins stem from failure.Samuel Munguti’s first business venture was in watermelon and tomato … read more

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