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Nestcoin raises $6.5m pre-seed to deepen crypto and Web3 adoption in Africa

Globally, cryptocurrency industry funding has been growing increasingly fast in the past couple of years. Last year alone,...

How Touch and Pay (TAP) got 1.5 million Lagosians to adopt cashless bus rides

It was a busy Thursday afternoon in one of Nigeria’s busiest cities — Lagos. Three young men...

Ivorian e-commerce startup ANKA, formerly Afrikrea, raises $6.2M pre-Series A

Image Credits: ANKA A study by McKinsey & Company on general e-commerce activities in Africa says consumer...

Kenyan startup Wowzi secures $3.2 million from 4DX Ventures, Andela co-founder to expand across Africa

Kenyan startup Wowzi has secured new funding to expand the reach of its platform, which turns social media users into...

Using cloud-based technology, DrugStoc is powering a pharmaceutical supply chain for the African market

If you’ve gone through the pains of child labour or are currently a parent, the chances are that...

Bolt drives lease-to-own expansion plan for Nigerian drivers

In Nigeria, insufficient purchasing power among middle-class citizens, coupled with limited or no access to vehicle financing, puts car...

This Kenyan Tech Startup Says It Will Create “1 Million Jobs” for African Youth in 2022

Kenyan tech startup Wowzi has announced its plans to create one million gig jobs for African youth in...

Africa Health Holdings to expand its tech-enabled medical services with $18m funding

This week, Africa Health Holdings, a healthcare startup that operates 40 medical facilities across three countries in Africa,...

Craydel is creating more higher education options for African students

In Africa, the path to making higher education choices is cumbersome and fraught with misinformation. Majority of students...

With T40, Folarin Olulana is improving intercity travel experience for Nigerians

Road transportation in Nigeria is currently fraught with many significant problems that make inter-state travel unbearable for the...

Nestcoin wants to create wealth with crypto beyond trading

With the adoption of blockchain and the tech it creates, crypto has given rise to exciting innovations...

Lemonade Finance raises funding to ease payment for Africans abroad

Despite multiple international remittance products available for Africans to move money in and out of the continent,...
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Zenda gets $9.4M to streamline school fee payment and management

Zenda, a UAE-based startup looking to change how parents pay school bills, and the way educational institutions manage...

Ghanaian agtech Farmerline to use new funding to strengthen its infrastructure, help farmers create wealth

A McKinsey and Co. study suggests that while sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to increase (even triple) its agricultural output...

Stitch launches ‘LinkPay’ to enable tokenised one-click bank transfers in South Africa and Nigeria

Stitch, a South African-based payments and data API fintech, announced today the launch of LinkPay, a product...

Twitter accepts Elon Musk’s $44 billion offer to buy the company. Users are bracing for changes

Twitter has accepted Elon Musk’s offer to purchase the company for roughly $44 billion. The social media...