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Nigerias Grey raises 2M for crossborder payments play and regional expansion

Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to 143 million

Kenyan B2B ecommerce platform Marketforce cut about 9 of staff in reorganization strategy

Nigerias Autochek acquires Cheki Kenya and Uganda from ROAM Africa

MFS Africa collects 100M to expand its digital payments gateway across the region

Norrsken opens East Africa startup fund and hub in Kigali

The 25 crypto startups that Y Combinator is backing in its W22 batch

MallforAfrica goes global Kobo360 and Sokowatch raise VC France explains its 76M fund

BuffaloGrid and Techfugees launch education solar charging initiative for refugees aim to raise 3M

Nigerias Helium Health raises 10M Series A for Africa expansion

Local venture capital fund formation is on the rise in Africa led by Nigeria

Sokowatch closes 2 million seed round to modernize Africas B2B retail

Africa Roundup: Trumps Nigeria ban Pagas acquisition and raises Flutterwaves 35M and Sendys 20M

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Africa Roundup: Trumps Nigeria ban Pagas acquisition and raises Fluterwave 35M Sendy 20M

Africa Roundup: Canal acquires ROK Flutterwave and Alipay partner OPay raises 50M

SunCulture wants to turn Africa into the worlds next bread basket one solar water pump at a time

EV startup BasiGo debuts in Nairobi after 1 million preseed funding

Kenya turns to MPesa mobilemoney to stem the spread of COVID19

Ugandan lender Asaak raises 30million to support acquisition of motorbikes smartphones by taxi operators

Daily Crunch: 2 months after launching So Paulobased payments startup Yuno raises 10M

Umba a digital bank for emerging markets raises 2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

Kenyas Wapi Pay raises 22M preseed for crossborder payments between Africa and Asia

TLcom and 4DX drive 131M seed round to scale Autocheks platform across Africa

VCs set sights on African countries beyond the Big Four

Africa Roundup: Zimbabwes net blackout Partechs 143M fund Andelas 100M raise Flutterwaves pivot

African logistics startup Lori Systems raises Series A led by Chinese investors

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises 6M expands in Africa

Kenyan foodtech startup Kune raises 1M preseed for its readytoeat meals service

Sudans first YCbacked startup is helping consumers protect and grow their wealth

MoneyHash gets 3M to build a superAPI for payment operations in Africa Mideast

Sim Shagayas uLesson African edtech startup raises 31M

Nigerias Paga acquires Apposit confirms Mexico and Ethiopia expansion

Norrsken Foundations hub opens in Rwanda to house 1000 entrepreneurs by next year

Metas NPE team takes a global focus with seedstage investments offices in emerging markets

MKOPA raises 75M as it clocks 2 million customers across four African markets

Drone delivery startup Zipline launches UAV medical program in Ghana

Africa Roundup: Africas tech ecosystem responds to COVID19

TechCrunchs Startup Battlefield is coming soon to Beirut So Paulo and Lagos

Two years after a first close 500 Startups wraps its Middle East fund with 33 million

Kenyas Twiga raises 50M to scale food solutions across Africa

Kenya turns to its mobilemoney dominance to stem the spread of COVID19

Nigerias Teesas secures 16M to expand across Africa and launch tutor marketplace

Kenyan lowcost ISP Poa Internet secures 28 million in round led by AfDBbacked Africa50 plans to link region with cheap limitfree connectivity

Only 2 of genomic material available for research comes from Africa 54gene wants to change that

Goldfinch raises 25M from a16z to power its DeFi lending protocol for borrowers in developing countries

Africa Roundup: Jumias IPO DHL launches Africa eShop Cathays 168M VC fund ConnectMed acquired

Kenyan fintech Asilimia raises 2 million in a preseed round plans to extend loans to MSMEs and expand in East Africa

Kenyabased agritech Apollo raises 40 million in Softbankled round joined by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative CDC

Antler East Africa closes 135M fund to invest in earlystage startups