Dropbox Files for U.S. IPO with Offering Size of $500 Million

Dropbox Inc., the file-sharing company that’s been privately valued at $10 billion, filed for a U.S. initial public offering, saying […]

Kwesé Announces Major Stake in iflix Africa to Lead Media Transformation in Africa

iflix, the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, and Econet Media’s pan-African media company, Kwesé, are thrilled to announce […]

Nshuti Mbabazi: Fintech in Africa to Grow from $200M Currently to $3 Billion by 2020

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Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology, and more […]

Publiseer: Nigerian Startup Becomes A Finalist at the 2018 Harvard Business School New Venture Competition

Publiseer, Nigeria’s digital publishing startup company, announces it has been selected as one of the 14 finalists of the 2018 […]


AyadaLab: Apply to the 12-Month Incubation Program for West African Startups

The Goethe-Institut and The Institut français have partnered to launch a 12-month intensive networking and qualification program, AyadaLab, for startups in five (5) West […]

A24Media Launches $1M Investment Fund for Media Technology Developers

The Pan-African media agency connecting the world with content, production resources and information about Africa, A24Media, has launched a 1 […]

iHub, Adeso and MasterCard Partner to Set Up Innovation Hubs in Two Kenyan Cities

iHub, Adeso and Mastercard Labs have announced a joint 21 months initiative to implement a project dubbed “DEPP” labs that […]

Sendy, Closes Series A Funding for Expansion into East Africa’s $2 Billion Market

Sendy Limited, East Africa’s on-demand delivery services platform closes Series A. The investment will be used to broaden Sendy’s service […]

Rensource Raises $3.5 Million to Further Expand Operations in Nigeria

 Rensource, which provides modern energy infrastructure to households and businesses in West Africa, announced today that it has raised $3.5 […]

Islamic Development Bank to Launch $500M Fund to Support Moroccan Startups

Dr Hayat Sindi Chief Scientific Advisor to the President of the Islamic Development Bank

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) of Saudi Arabia will launch in April 2018 the “Transform to Morocco” fund dedicated to Moroccan startups […]