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Nigeria’s Tizeti raises $3M to expand its wifi to other African countries

Tizeti, a Nigerian internet provider, has raised $3 million to expand its services. That's according to TechCrunch. The startup which operates the wifi.ng brand is looking to use the funds to expand...

CB Insights puts Q2 2018 investment in African fintechs at $63M

A report by CB Insights has pegged investment into African fintechs (VC-backed) at $63 Million for the period of second quarter 2018. According to the report , this is a record...
Solomon King Benge, the founder of FundiBots

Edtech startup, Fundi Bots, has secured additional funding

Solomon King Benge, the Founder of Fundi Bots, has announced that the edtech startup has raised more grant funding. "It gives me great joy to officially announce that Fundi Bots has...

Sign up as an Informal Mentor and Support Micro-Entreprises

Seed40, an initiative established to identify and invest in microenterprises through an informal network of mentors, is calling for those interested in signing up with it as mentors to sign up. It...
Dustyn Winder

To build a successful company, start with a clearly defined problem – Dustyn Winder

When you talk about startups and investments in Africa, only a few cities come to people’s mind. Yet, with the increase in venture capital flowing to the continent, this is beginning...
The Medical Concierge Group

The Medical Concierge Group has raised $200,000 as it marks its 5th birthday

The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG), which celebrated its 5th birthday last week, has announced that it recently closed $200,000 in equity angel investment. The company preferred to keep the details of...
EWB Ventures has also invested in Farm Drive. Photo: EWB Ventures

Learn more about the 5 tech startup investments by EWB Ventures in Africa

EWB Ventures is an arm of Engineering Without Borders established in 2013. The goal was to invest in "innovative startup businesses" across sub-Saharan Africa. EWB Ventures in Africa has so far...
Rithu Rajan, far right, from EWB Ventures on the panel at Swarm Summit 2017

INTERVIEW: We have so far invested in 9 African ventures, including Uganda’s Numida –...

On December 7 and 8, Swarm Summit 2017 took place at The Square in Industrial. It featured several speakers on several panels dissecting issues hindering the building of a connected and...
Uber

Toyota set to invest $500 million into Uber to work on self-driving cars

Toyota is set to invest $500 Million into ride-hailing company, Uber, to work on self-driving cars according to Reuters. "Toyota Motor Corp will invest $500 million in Uber to jointly work on...
blockchain startups operating in africa

Here are 8 notable ICOs by blockchain startups operating in Africa

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are becoming an easier way for startups to raise funding not only in the US but in other parts of the world, Africa too. According to a...