Digital Cabinet raises R5m equity round from HAVAIC & Growth Grid for expansion

South Africa's Digital Cabinet has received R5m led by HAVAÍC and a consortium of individuals including its own team, and Growth Grid Venture Capital...

Sun Exchange Raises $1.6 Million Seed Investment to Catalyze Global Shift to Solar Power

Sun Exchange has raised $1.6 million in seed financing from Network Society Ventures, Kalon Venture Partners and three of the world's leading technology accelerators,...

What Venture Capitalists look for in a Pitch

  As a promising startup, you may be asking yourself "What exactly do Venture Capitalists have interest in pitches?" Well, the answer is quite simple...

Engineers Without Borders Canada invests in startup SME lending marketplace Bloom Impact

Ghana's Bloom Impact, a machine learning loans marketplace accessible from smartphones has raised undisclosed funding from Engineers Without Borders Canada, EWB Ventures, an early-stage investor in innovative Africa-based...

CcHUB to Invest $45,000 into Big Pot, 1 Million Teachers &  TruuScore for Winning...

Big Pot, 1 Million Teachers &  TruuScore have been declared winners of Co-creation Hub (CcHUB)'s first Diaspora Challenge and will each receive a $15,000...

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...