DFS Lab calls for applications for its third fintech bootcamp holding in Tanzania

DFS Lab, a fintech accelerator funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting applications for their third fintech bootcamp, which will be...

Fabwoman raises funding to bolster its news & product discovery platform for Nigeria’s millennial...

FabWoman has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-seed funding from Iconway Ventures to solve the problem of product and brand discovery for women. According to FabWoman...

South Africa’s ideas collaboration platform Nectir raises $2m to bring social gamification to your...

Johannesburg-based online ideas collaboration platform Nectir, has raised $2m in seed funding to lead the next wave of business innovation management systems. Using strategy alignment and...

Andela raises $40m to launch in two additional African countries in 2018

Andela has secured $40M in Series C funding to launch offices in two additional African countries over the next year, doubling its developer base...

Pay-as-you-go solar firm M-KOPA raises $80m to finance solar installations for one million plus...

Nairobi-based pay-as-you-go energy provider to off-grid homes M-KOPA Solar has secured US$80 million to provide finance for pay-as-you-go solar installations in one million homes...

A peek into how Microtraction is funding African early stage startups, with Yele Bademosi,...

Hint: Are you a (potential) Startup founder, you might want to read this to the end and share with others. It isn't alien to the...

How to find Investors for your Startup

    Africa has experienced a rampant rise of inventions and startups that have gone a long way from the minds of inventors to disrupting the...

Pay-As-You-Go Solar platform Angaza raises $10.5 million in Series B financing

 Angaza, a Pay-As-You-Go solar tech platform and clean energy products manufacturer targeting off-grid consumers, has closed a $10.5 million in Series B financing led...

Legal SaaS platform Libryo secures $1M to expand across Africa & Europe to help...

UK and South Africa-based online legal compliance platform Libryo has closed a £787k ($1million)to solve the problem of regulatory complexity in organisations. The round...

Naspers Pumps $775m into Delivery Hero to Increase its Stake to 23.6 Percent

Naspers is obtaining 22,359,857 shares of Delivery Hero stock from Rocket Internet for €660m (US$775m) at a price of €29.50 per share in a...

Mohamed Alabbar and MEVP Launch $250 Million MENA-focused Venture Capital Fund

Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP) today announced the launch of its third MENA venture capital fund – the Middle East Venture Fund III (MEVFIII)...

Lease-to-own motorcycle taxi lender Watu Credit raises $1.5m to expand across the country

In 2015, the Motorcycle Assemblers Association of Kenya estimated that on average 8 million Kenyans used a boda boda daily, generating USD.3.9Million (Kes400.00Million) in...

Ringier Africa & One Africa Media Raise Cash | Merge to Take on Naspers...

 This mid-morning Ringier Africa and One Africa Media (OAM) announced they have agreed to merge their pan-African Classifieds assets to create and grow Africa’s...