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Nigeria’s Agrorite Is The Latest Player Looking To Make An Impact In The Agri-Funding Sector

Oct. 23, 2020, 2:01 p.m.

Crowd-investing of farmers in Africa was pioneered by Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy, but the model has since been used and adapted by a host more startups – Thrive Agric (which has run into some difficulties of late), … read more


Toyota Supports Ugandan Startup With $4 Million

Oct. 21, 2020, 4:40 p.m.

The trading arm of multinational automotive manufacturer, Toyota, has invested $4 million in Tugende, a credit facility startup that offers loans to assist informal sector entrepreneurs.Tugende began offering motorcycle loans to riders after it launched … read more


CcHUB and iHub unveils the 15 startups In Women In Business Cohort 2

Oct. 19, 2020, 3:25 p.m.

Co-creation hub(Cchub), Africa’s pan-African technology innovation centre and Nairobi-based innovation hub, iHub have unveiled the 15 selected startups for this year’s edition of the Women in Business Cohort. read more


Stripe Acquires Paystack In Deal Reportedly Worth Over $200 Million

Oct. 16, 2020, 3:18 p.m.

The USA based payment processing giant, Stripe, has acquired a leading Nigerian fintech startup, Paystack, in what has been described as the biggest Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) deal in Nigerian tech and Stripe’s biggest acquisition … read more

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Liberian Solar Startup Secures $5 million In Funding

Oct. 15, 2020, 3:18 p.m.

Easy Solar, a Liberian renewable energy startup has secured $5-million in a round of funding.This included a $3-million Series A Equity round that was led by the global impact investor Acumen and the Dutch entrepreneurial … read more


Dreevo, An Egyptian Delivery Startup Secures Funding

Oct. 14, 2020, 4:16 p.m.

Dreevo, an Egyptian delivery startup, has raised an undisclosed six-figure pre-seed from EF Logistic.The new fund will enable its operation to cover more grounds in Egypt. read more