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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

Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

February 24, 2020 0

Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers.

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

Trump’s travel ban could extend to Africa’s top tech country, Nigeria

January 28, 2020 0

The Trump administration is poised to add several African countries to a U.S. travel ban list, including Africa’s top tech hub, Nigeria. Politico first reported

China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund

August 16, 2019 0

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion is teaming up with Kenya’s Wapi Capital to source and fund early-stage African fintech startups. Headquartered in Shenzhen, Transsion is

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

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

African experiments with drone technologies could leapfrog decades of infrastructure neglect

September 16, 2018 0

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