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South African fintech startup Jumo raises second 50M VC round

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Sim Shagayas uLesson African edtech startup raises 31M

What is Andela the Africa tech talent accelerator

WorldCover raises 6M round for emerging markets climate insurance

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

Umba a digital bank for emerging markets raises 2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise 99M in VC

Samasource raises 148M for global AI data biz driven from Africa

Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EVs

Apeel gets more cash to fight poverty and food insecurity in emerging markets with its foodpreserving tech

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

African countries need startup acts more than ever to support innovation

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

Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to 143 million

Africas SureRemit joins the tokenized race to win the global remittance market

Africa Roundup: Goldman backs Kobo360 Rwanda commits to EVs Interswitch IPO update

Operas Africa fintech startup OPay gains 120M from Chinese investors

Africa Roundup: Goldman leads 30M Twiga raise China grows tech influence Jumia weathers lockupexpiry

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises 20M round backed by Toyota

Africa Roundup: Zimbabwes net blackout Partechs 143M fund Andelas 100M raise Flutterwaves pivot

African fintech startup Chipper Cash raises 30M backed by Jeff Bezos

Africa can list more gazelles at home than unicorn IPOs abroad

Solar based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria

Remitly raises 220M to expand from money transfers to financial services now at 1B valuation

Drone delivery startup Zipline launches UAV medical program in Ghana

MallforAfrica goes global Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC France explains its 76M fund

Femtechs billiondollar year

Kenyas Apollo Agriculture raises 6M Series A led by Anthemis

Africa Roundup: TLcom closes 71M fund Jumo raises 55M AWS partners with Safaricom

Africa Roundup: Canal acquires ROK Flutterwave and Alipay partner OPay raises 50M

A snapshot of the leading startups in Africas top VC markets

Visas Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

Africa Roundup: Jumia files for IPO OneFi acquires Amplify FlexClub expands in Mexico

Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali

Nigerias Interswitch confirms 1B valuation after Visa investment

Naspers Foundry is open for South African startup pitches CEO says

Chinas Transsion and Kenyas Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

Flutterwave and Visa launch African consumer payment service GetBarter

Africa focused Andela cuts 400 staff as it confirms 50M in revenue

Interswitch CEO Mitchell Elegbe to discuss African fintech at TechCrunch Disrupt

Goldman backed ventures Jumia and Twiga partner on produce in Kenya

Loons stratospheric balloons are now teaching themselves to fly better thanks to Google AI

Connecting African software developers with top tech companies nets Andela 100 million

XPRIZE names two grand prize winners in 15 million Global Learning Challenge

Did African startups raise 496M 1B or 2B in 2019

These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming coinvestors

Into Africa: tech leaders weigh in on Jack Dorseys planned move to the continent

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors

These startups are locating in SF and Africa to win in global fintech