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Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future?

June 20, 2020 0

When Nicole Poindexter left the energy efficiency focused startup, Opower a few months after the company’s public offering, she wasn’t sure what would come next.

African payment startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8M Series A

June 17, 2020 0

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has closed a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff

Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

April 2, 2020 0

Visa has prioritized growth in Africa, and partnering with startups is central to its strategy. This became obvious in 2019 after the global financial services

These specialized Africa VC funds are welcoming co-investors

February 20, 2020 0

For global venture capitalists still on the fence about entering Africa, a first move could be co-investing with a proven fund that’s already working in

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota

January 29, 2020 0

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million dollar round with global backing. Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to

African incubator MEST has a new MD and 11 fresh startup investments

August 21, 2019 0

Pan-African incubator MEST announced investments in 11 startups from its 2019 cohort that will each receive $100,000 in financing. The $1.1 million backing for a

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs

August 14, 2019 0

Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from

Africa Roundup: Yamaha backs MAX, Founders Factory and Norrsken support startups, inside Ethiopia’s tech scene

July 2, 2019 0

Competition in Africa’s two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding, raising a $7 million funding

MAX.ng raises $7M round backed by Yamaha and pilots EVs in Nigeria

June 20, 2019 0

Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng has raised a $7 million funding round led by Novastar Ventures, with participation of Japanese manufacturer Yamaha. Based in Lagos,

Telegram’s crypto tokens are (kind of) going on sale to the public for the first time

June 11, 2019 0

Telegram, the most hyped ICO in the history of ICOs, is finally making its tokens available to retail investors through a limited listing that will

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