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African investors and founders to judge Startup Battlefield competition in Nigeria

Global VC Flourish launches Madica an Africafocused program to back preseedstage startups

Nigerian digital bank FairMoney in talks to buy Umba in 20M allstock deal sources say

Bolt raises 50M in venture debt from the EU to expand its ridehailing business

Equity Monday: Microsoft buys Nuance Uber isnt dead and Austin has a new unicorn

Companybuilder VC Antler says it can back startups to Series C but what are its terms

Breaking down Frances new 76M Africa startup fund

A look into the British DFIs plan to invest in African economies venture funds and tech startups

Nigerias CredPal secures 15M in debt and equity to scale its BNPL product across Africa

Zambian card issuing startup Union54 raises 12M led by Tiger Global

Metas NPE team takes a global focus with seedstage investments offices in emerging markets

Last year was a tough period for African growthstage startups and 2024 presents a mixed bag

MARA raises 23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africas portal to the crypto economy

Nigerias Mono raises millions to power the internet economy in Africa

3D Printing Africa: South Africas 3D Printing Sector

African financial technology startups move beyond payment services

Startup incubator Nailab invests 25K in East African startups

Francophone African super app Gozem grabs 5M to expand and offer more services

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info

Naspers shuts down Foundry its 100M fund focused on South African startups

Nestcoin raises 645M preseed to accelerate crypto and web3 adoption in Africa and frontier markets

Uganda loses 5 million internet users as a result of Social Media Tax

Cryptocurrency payments key to lowering crossborder remittance charges and boosting microwork uptake in Africa study shows

Egyptian health and wellness platform Esaal raises 17M to scale across MENA

A conversation with Tunde Kehinde of Lidya on finance and the digital divide

Peach Cars a Kenyan usedcar marketplace raises 5M in seed investment

Zenysis raises 133M to scale its big data platform for emergencies across Africa Asia and South America

Ivorian ecommerce startup ANKA formerly Afrikrea raises 62M preSeries A

Chinas gift to Africa: How China spied on the African Union via donated computers

Egyptian ondemand grocery delivery startup Appetito bags 2M preSeries A

SunCulture wants to turn Africa into the worlds next bread basket one solar water pump at a time

Jumia reports 30 growth in value of goods sold on its platform during Black Friday season this year

Its about time Alexa Google and Siri learn to play nice

Luno launches investment arm to back over 200 fintech and cryptoweb3 startups yearly

PalmPay launches in Nigeria on 40M round led by Chinas Transsion

Womenfocused PE fund Alitheia IDF raises 100 million to invest in genderdiverse businesses across Africa

COVID19 and Trump visa ban leave South Africa biotech startup in limbo as it plots move to Seattle

Chinas Transsion and Kenyas Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

Tugende takes first step towards repayment of defaulted 5M Goldfinch loan

Venture capital and the blockchain will be the talk at Startup Battlefield Africa

Interswitch receives 110M investment from LeapFrog and Tana Africa Capital

Moniepoint cleared to acquire Kenyan fintech Kopo Kopo

Dont miss out on tickets to TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

Nigerian agritech Releaf gets more capital as it launches new tech for food processing

Zipline raises 250M at 275B valuation to build out its instant logistics service

Kenyabased agritech Apollo raises 40 million in Softbankled round joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative CDC

African governments are collaborating with innovators to strengthen local health supply chains

MyHealth Africa a startup connecting patients with health specialists across the globe lands 1M funding

Nigerian embedded finance platform Anchor raises 24M to expand product offerings

Clean energy firm Husk signs UN energy compact as it begins solar minigrid expansion in Nigeria rest of Africa