BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

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BitPesa, a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets has partnered with Japan’s remittance firm SBI Remit to make it easier for Africans…

Minigrid firm RVE.SOL closes €2.5m Series A financing to Bring Renewable Power to Over 15,000 Homes in Kenya

Minigrid firm RVE.SOL closes €2.5m Series A financing to Bring Renewable Power to Over 15,000 Homes in Kenya

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RVE.SOL has closed a €2.5 million Series A financing round led by French-based Egis and South Africa’s G7 Renewable Energies (Pty) Ltd with participation of original seed Investors InnoEnergy and RKW to bring their patented, pay-as-you-go minigrid “KUDURA” to rural Busia, County Western…

Goodwell Investments launches a new EUR 20 million fund for investments into Startups in Africa

Goodwell Investments launches a new EUR 20 million fund for investments into Startups in Africa

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Goodwell Investments which raised 20m Euros in February and recently invested into Nigeria’s Paga, has launched a new EUR 20 million fund for investments in the inclusive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. The launch specifically meets the growing demand for impact investments from private investors, family offices…

The Katapult Accelerator invests $450,000 into Kenya’s FinAccess, Egypt’s PraxiLabs & Tunisia’s Think.iT

The Katapult Accelerator invests $450,000 into Kenya’s FinAccess, Egypt’s PraxiLabs & Tunisia’s Think.iT

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Kenya’s FinAccess, a cloud-based core banking system, Egypt’s PraxiLabs which makes low-immersion virtual reality science labs for schools and Tunisia’s Think.iT which helps companies build top-performing engineering have each received $150,000 from Katapult Accelerator’s latest three-month accelerator program. The three among the 12 selected, impact-focused, startups which aim to…