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SWVL recently closed its $42 million Series B-2 funding led by BECO Capital and Sweden’s Vostok New Ventures. This increased the start-up’s valuation to $150 million.
Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1mn pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening its push to build the infrastructure for Africa’s next wave of fintech innovation. With the first API in Africa to retrieve real-time financial...
All thanks to the efforts by one young man
Intelligent advice that will come in handy and be of a lot of help when you're founding your startup
No matter how great your startup and how talented your team, you can’t excel at everything. For any business, there are always elements which are better outsourced to the experts.
The 12-week Facebook Accelerator London programme will launch in November
African e-Logistics Startup Kobo360 Secures $30M Funding
Spanish start-up Glovo has announced it is expanding its footprint in Kenya. People in Kitengela and Nakuru can now use the app to buy, collect, and send any product they want to. Founded in Barcelona in 2015, Glovo operates as on-demand courier service.
The top 10 or 20 companies among those applicants will be invited to pitch at the event in Lagos.
CcHUB will now make key hires in innovation consulting, people management, programme management and community support.
The loan facility is open to businesses across all sectors that are operational in Kenya for at least six months and have 51% or more women shareholding, 50 employees or less, and generate revenues of up to five million Kenya Shillings per annum.
The holidays are finally here. You know it is never really 'holiday' until it is December. For me at least. Before I give you the list of phone to check out this Christmas, I have something interesting you should...
Founded by "serial entrepreneur" and founder of Konga, Sim Shagaya, the company will use the funds to bring their 3,000 animated video modules, quizzes and tests to the West African market and develop content for East Africa.
Pitch ideas to Investors on a cab ride with UberPITCH