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

Ralicap gets backing from global VCs and launches 30M fintech fund for emerging markets

African countries need startup acts more than ever to support innovation

Africas top mobile phone seller Transsion lists in Chinese IPO

Fidelity Visa and Kingsway back South African fintech JUMO in 120M round

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

Uber Africa launches Uber Cash with Flutterwave and explores EVs

Reports say African startups raised recordsmashing 43B to 5B in 2021

Diving deep into Africas blossoming tech scene

Dear Sophie: How to maneuver the latest travel bans H1B alternatives

UK Fintech startup Leatherback raises 10M for its crossborder payments led by ZedCrest

Nigerias Autochek raises 34M for car sales and service platform

Goldman backed ventures Jumia and Twiga partner on produce in Kenya

Namibian B2B ecommerce retail platform JABU raises 15M led by Tiger Global

Kaseya hack floods hundreds of companies with ransomware

Nigerias digital payroll platform Bento expands to Kenya Rwanda and Ghana to enter six other African markets in 2022

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises 6M for Southern Africa expansion

Naspers is in talks to invest in Southeast Asias Carousell

MainOne CEO Funke Opeke says Equinix is buying her company for the right price

Carry1st has 4M to invest in African mobile gaming

BlackSkys latest satellites return images just 58 hours after SpaceX launch

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

These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming coinvestors

Tunisian enterprise AI startup InstaDeep raises 100M from AI Capital BioNTech Google

Tunisian edtech startup GOMYCODE raises 8M to expand across Africa and the Middle East

South African payments startup Yoco raises 83M Series C backed by Dragoneer

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense

Africa turns to mobile payments as a tool to curb COVID19

WorldCover raises 6M round for emerging markets climate insurance

Jumia adapts PanAfrican ecommerce network in response to COVID19

Venture studio Adanian Labs fuels startup growth in Africa

Nigerias Paga acquires Apposit confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

3D Startup Africa: Interview with Hein Moller from TiziriTech

a16z Avenir and Google back South African mobile games publisher Carry1st in 20M round

What we learned from selling a blockchain service to African governments

Sokowatch rebrands to Wasoko as it raises 125M Series B from Tiger Global and Avenir

What we know and dont about Goldman Sachs Africa VC investing

Naspers Foundry is open for South African startup pitches CEO says

African fintech firm Flutterwave launches SME ecommerce portal

EV conversion startup Opibus raises 75M to start bus and motorcycle mass production

South African crowdsolving startup Zindi building a community of data scientists and using AI to solve realworld problems

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

South African Mechanical Engineering Student Creates 3D Printer for Improving Farm Produce Quality

South Africas NFTfi raises 5M so people can use their NFTs as collateral for loans

South African talent marketplace OfferZen gets 52M to deepen European expansion

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

Healthcare wearables level up with new moves from Apple and Alphabet

3D Printing Africa: South Africas 3D Printing Sector

South Africas Root gets 3M plans to expand lowcode insurance platform to Europe

South African payments gateway Ozow raises 48M Series B led by Tencent