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Nigeria: Okra Secures $3.5m Seed Round To Expand Its Data Infrastructure

Fintech Startups

April 21, 2021, 3:49 p.m.

Open Finance Pioneer, Okra, has secured a $3.5m seed round to expand its data infrastructure just under a year from closing its $1m pre-Seed round with only TLcom Capital participating in the round

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Japanese VC Samurai Incubate Closes $18.6M Fund For African Startups

Startups

April 16, 2021, 12:19 a.m.

Samurai Incubate, a Tokyo-based venture capital firm, announced today it has closed its “Samurai Africa 2nd General Partnership” fund, totaling 2.026 billion yen (~$18.6 million).

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SA Fintech Firm That Digitizes Gold For Daily Use Gets Funding

Fintech

April 14, 2021, 11:06 a.m.

Troygold digitizes gold bullion and Krugerrands and then allows customers to buy, sell, spend and borrow against their gold.

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Pricepally Secures Undisclosed 6-digit Pre-seed Funding

Startups

April 1, 2021, 1:19 p.m.

Pricepally, a Nigerian-based digital food cooperative startup has recently closed an undisclosed six-digit pre-seed funding round to continue scaling its early-stage growth.

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Savyt Launches, Set To Provide Investors Up To 15% On Savings & Investment

Fintech Startups

March 29, 2021, 12:44 p.m.

In its quest to help Nigerians grow wealth and earn increased returns on their savings and investments, Savyt (pronounced ‘Save+It), a fintech start-up, has launched its savings offerings.Savyt is a savings and investment platform leveraging technology to help Nigerians grow wealth by connecting them to high-yielding investment opportunities.

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SA Gaming Startup Carry1st Signs Global Publishing Deal

Gaming Startups

March 22, 2021, 12:50 a.m.

The Raketspel studio with over 100 million downloads taps Carry1st to scale its next hit

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