Funding

This category contains investment-related posts from various sources…

Not all African startups need VC money
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Not all African tech startups will feel the need to raise VC funding, but those that do must ensure they are adequately prepared for what is a lengthy process. That…

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In another record-breaking year, African Tech Start-ups Raised US$ 560 Million in VC funding in 2017, a 53% YoY Growth
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The African tech scene has definitively turned another corner this year with increasing venture capital commitments to African start-ups towards a larger number of transactions, 128 in total, and a…

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A peek inside Alphabet’s investing universe
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Chances are high you have heard of Google. You are likely a contributor to one of the 3.5 billion search queries the website processes daily. But unless you’re a venture…

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Capria targeting $200m raise, applications re-open
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The Capria Network of venture capital (VC) fund managers is aiming to raise a combined US$200 million by the end of 2018, with applications currently open to new funds wishing…

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Meet the Investor: Nichole Yembra, GreenHouse Capital
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Nigerian VC firm GreenHouse Capital is planning to further leverage the initial coin offering (ICO) market as an alternative channel for accessing capital in 2018. The company recently played an…

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How to access Goodwell’s €20m fund for African startups
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Amsterdam-based impact investor Goodwell Investments last month announced that it had raised €20-million to invest in high-growth African startups. Do you fit the bill and want to get in on that funding? Goodwell…

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ABAN launches 2018 angel investor masterclass series
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The African Business Angel Network (ABAN) has launched its 2018 Angel Investor Bootcamp and Masterclass Series, aimed at educating more people about angel investing to encourage more funding for African…

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GSMA innovation fund to extend grants to 15 startups in its next round
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The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund, which supports startups in Asia-Pacific and Africa with equity-free grant funding and technical assistance, is looking to select another 15 companies for its third…

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How Miarakap Fund Boost Entrepreneurial Spirit in Madagascar
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Miarakap, a financial support company for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Malagasy startups has launched its services in Madagascar. The company plans to support 40 companies by investing 30 billion…

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Investing in African startups: The good, the bad, and the hopeful
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It’s no news. The African tech scene is sizzling and a lot of foreign and local players are helping to spice it up (with their investments). Hundreds of private equity…

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