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Nigerian digital bank Carbon hit 240M in payments processed last year up 89 from 2019

Nigerias MDaaS launches new healthtech product on the back of 23M seed extension

QED makes its first African investment backing Nigerian fintech TeamApt in 50M deal

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

Ghanaian fintech Dash raises 328M seed to build connected wallets for Africans

More job cuts loom as Sendy changes course in Nigeria

So when is the SoftBank Execution Fund III dropping

Kenyas Apollo Agriculture raises 6M Series A led by Anthemis

Nigerias Gloong drops consumer ecommerce pivots to eprocurement

African genomics startup 54gene raises 25M to expand precision medicine capabilities

Bosta raises 67M to expand ecommerce delivery business across Africa and MENA

Kenyas growth was strongest in Africas VC market Clean tech Ecommerce pulled in most of the funding

Fintech investors and founders to judge Startup Battlefield Africa

Kenyas Uncover raises 1M to expand skincare product enterprise across Africa

PayU Naspers global fintech firm enters Southeast Asia with acquisition of Red Dot Payment

Jiji acquires Cars45 as it looks to build a future outside classifieds

Nigerian digital bank Yep raises 15M preseed for its financial super app play

Moderna says its making variantspecific COVID19 vaccines but its existing vaccine should still work

Chaka opens up global investing to Africas most populous nation

Sim Shagayas uLesson African edtech startup raises 31M

Stitch gets a 2M seed extension hires Benjamin Dada to lead Nigerian expansion

Thunes raises 10M to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets

Seven scaleups hog over 70 of funding to Africas solar paygo ventures

Egyptian qcommerce platform Appetito bags Lamma for over 10M

With a 10 million round Nigerias Paga plans global expansion

Casava gets 4M preseed to make insurance affordable and accessible to Nigerians

Alerzo raises 105M Series A to bring Nigerias informal retail sector online

Ugandas Rocket Health raises 5M in round led by Creadev to scale telemedicine across Africa

Global Processing Services adds 100M to its coffers to grow its embedded finance and API payments platform

Are debt financings the new venture round for fintechs startups

Africa has another unicorn as Chipper Cash raises 100M Series C led by SVB Capital

Google to offer 40000 developer scholarships in Africa continues accelerator program

OffGridBox raises 16M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its allinone installations

TradeDepot raises 110M from IFC Novastar to extend BNPL service to merchants across Africa

Egyptian fintech Sympl raises 6M for its save now pay later service

Y Combinator 500 Startups Plug and Play invest in Odiggos 22M seed round

Catalyst Fund gets 15M from JP Morgan UK Aid to back 30 EM fintech startups

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

LetsTransport raises 135M to digitize and improve last mile logistics in India

Cameroonian crypto and savings platform Ejara raises 8M led by Anthemis and Dragonfly

Africa Roundup: CcHubs iHub acquisition Andelas 50M run rate and layoffs Transsions IPO

Mexican venture firm ALL VP has a 73 million first close on its latest fund

South Africas Khula closes 13M seed to scale its softwareforagriculture platform

Kenyan insurtech startup Lami enters Malawi DRC after acquiring Bluewave eyes rest of Africa

Huawei employees reportedly aided African governments in spying

Omidyar Network spins out its fintech investment arm as Flourish with up to 300 million

Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes 2M preseed as it scales to new markets

Video elearning platform for MENA Almentor closes 65M Series B led by Partech

Ayoken raises 14M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Trumps Huawei ban wins one trade battle but the US may lose the networking war