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Rwanda’s Toto Safi And Nigeria’s Well Of Science Among Finalists In £1.1m Afri-Plastics Challenge

Press Release

June 30, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

The winner will take home the first prize of £750 000 in January 2023, with the runner-up receiving £250000 and third place winning £100 000. read more

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Ghana’s Fido To Scale Into The Ugandan Market With Its $30M Series A Round

Fintech

June 21, 2022, 11:04 a.m.

Given this, the round will allow Fido to add savings and payment products to its services later this year and fuel its entry into the Ugandan market. read more

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

Startups

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

Startups

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

Startups

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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BetaStore Secures $2.5M pre-Series A Round And Prepares To Launch To Ghana, Dr. Congo, And Cameroon

Startups

May 30, 2022, 2:54 p.m.

BetaStore is a Nigerian B2B platform that allows informal traders to source fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs) directly from manufacturers or distributors read more