TECH AFRICA

TEFConnect: Tony Elumelu FDN to Launch A ‘Facebook for African Entrepreneurs’

Tony Elumelu Foundation, the leading entrepreneurship focused philanthropy in Africa to launch the world’s largest digital platform for African entrepreneurs […]

Helios: Africa’s Leading Investment Firm Captures 76% Stake in UAE Fintech Company, TPAY

A15, a leading tech investment fund based in the Cayman Islands; announced today that it has successfully sold 76% stake […]

12 Ventures Enter the 1st Edition of African Social Investment Accelerator

Ashoka launches the maiden edition of their African Social Investment Accelerator to support social entrepreneurs across the continent to refine their […]

AMA.ZING Provides Solution to High Charges Zimbabweans Pay for Remittances Across SA Border

AMA.ZING is now offering millions of Zimbabweans the ability to purchase US$-linked digital coins that are easily converted to buy […]

Accenture is in Search of Africa’s Top 30 Tech Startups, Apply Now!

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Accenture in collaboration with Forbes Africa calls for entries as they search for Africa’s Top 30 Tech Startups named Firestarter. […]

Careem: Uber’s Biggest Competition in the Middle East, Launches In Sudan

Careem, Uber’s largest rival in the Middle East, expanded its services into a 14th country as it launched operations in Khartoum, […]

TeachersAroundMe: The EdTech Start-Up Reviving The Education Industry in Nigeria

TeachersAroundMe, a company which focuses on digital distribution of professional teachers, linguists, counselors and skill trainers with clients was launched […]

Goodwell Announces New €20M Fund for Fast Growing Companies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Goodwell Investments, the Amsterdam based VC, reports it has launched a new €20 million fund for investments in the inclusive […]

Yoco, A POS Payments Platform, SA, Has Raised $16M to Substantially Grow User Base

Yoco founders Bradley Wattrus, Katlego Maphai, Carl Wazen and Lungisa Matshoba

South African fintech start-up Yoco has raised US$16-million from a range of international and local investors. The point-of-sale payments specialist raised […]

JUMO Partners Airtel and Letshego Bank to Launch Timiza Akiba

South Africa’s fintech company, JUMO, which partners banks and e-commerce platforms to “deliver progressive financial choices to customers in emerging […]