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10 African Entrepreneurs Shaking the Global Space

Africa is not only rich in culture, population, potentials and natural resources, the continent is blessed with...

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The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

This YC–backed startup is now offering virtual debit and credit cards to Zambians

E-commerce in Africa is rapidly expanding, but the lack of seamless payment options in some regions of...

Ayoken raises $1.4M to grow its NFT marketplace for creatives

Ayoken, an NFT marketplace for creatives, has raised $1.4 million pre-seed funding to enable users grow their revenue...

Betastore gets $2.5M to solve stockouts, financing challenges for informal retailers in West and Central Africa

About 80% of household retail in sub-Saharan Africa is delivered through informal channels, which perennially face several challenges like stockouts,...

Nigeria’s Topship raises $2.5M from Flexport and YC to help merchants with international shipping

African merchants encounter many challenges when it comes to international shipping, ranging from logistics and customs to...

MARA raises $23M from Coinbase Ventures and FTX to build Africa’s portal to the crypto economy

The use of cryptocurrency in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly among its young people, cannot be overstated. Data from blockchain...

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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

Following their recent milestone of 100 million kilometres, Max has announced a partnership with Yamaha’s Nigerian subsidiary,...

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Instagram Founder could become New TikTok CEO

TikTok is reportedly talking to founder and former CEO of Instagram, Kevin Systrom. This comes after Kevin Mayer resigned from his position as...
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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

Following their recent milestone of 100 million kilometres, Max has announced a partnership with Yamaha’s Nigerian subsidiary,...

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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

INDUSTRY NEWS

International Women’s Day: A Tribute to Revolutionary African Women in Tech

Technology has never been easier to access, but in Sub-Saharan Africa, just 30% of the tech industry’s professionals are women.

Uber Expands Ride-Hailing Service in Kenya

Uber has expanded its ride-hailing service and online food delivery business to Nakuru, Kenya. According to Business Daily, this move...

Jumia raises $348.6 million as it completes sale of secondary shares

Last week, we reported that the ecommerce company, Jumia, was looking to raise around $400 million in a secondary share offer. The secondary offering was announced...

Jumia plans to raise millions by selling 18 million shares

Africa-focused eCommerce company, Jumia, is looking to raise millions of dollars from investors by selling 9 million American depositary shares (ADS) and...

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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

Following their recent milestone of 100 million kilometres, Max has announced a partnership with Yamaha’s Nigerian subsidiary,...

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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

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African fintechs halt virtual dollar cards after Union54 chargeback fraud surge

Last Friday, Barter, the consumer app of Africa’s most valued startup Flutterwave, told customers via email that they would...

Sudanese fintech Bloom nabs $6.5M, backed by Y Combinator, GFC and Visa

Bloom, a Sudan-based fintech that offers a high-yield savings account and adjacent digital banking services, has raised a...

AfricInvest and Cathay Innovation reach final close of Pan-African fund at €110M

Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund (CAIF), a Pan-African fund launched via a partnership between AfricInvest, a multi-asset investment platform in...

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This YC–backed startup is now offering virtual debit and credit cards to Zambians

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Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform Cartona raises $12M to scale and explore new verticals

Startups that solve the supply-chain and operational challenges of players in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry —...

The Fashion Kingdom, an Egyptian fashion e-commerce startup, raises $2.6M in seed funding

Image Credits: The Fashion Kingdom The Fashion Kingdom (TFK), an Egyptian e-commerce marketplace for fashion, beauty and...

Nigeria’s Kwik launches e-commerce solution for African businesses

Kwik, a Nigerian startup known for its on-demand B2B logistics service, has entered the growing e-commerce market in Africa...

MAX partners with Yamaha to expand operations across the continent

Following their recent milestone of 100 million kilometres, Max has announced a partnership with Yamaha’s Nigerian subsidiary,...

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