Fintech Investment in Africa Valued at $3 billion by 2020

Fintech investment in Africa is likely to be valued at $3 billion by 2020, with SA and Nigeria receiving a significant portion of these investments. This...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Plans to Spend Up to 3-6 Months in Africa

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey returned from a trip touring African startups ready to go back. He said in a Twitter post last week...

Investors Pour Almost $400m into African Fintech in a Week

Investors have poured almost $400m into payments companies based in Nigeria in the past week, in a sign of how seriously venture capital firms...

Africa’s Mara Group Launches Phone Factories in Durban, Kigali

Calling them the first “Made in Africa” smartphones, the Mara Group has opened two factories this month, with a $100 million investment near Durban,...

Eigen Nabs $37M to help Banks and Others Parse Huge Documents Using Natural Language...

One of the bigger trends in enterprise software has been the emergence of startups building tools to make the benefits of artificial intelligence technology...

Indonesia’s Travelio Raises $18M in Bid Assist Tenants Rent Apartments

More than 50% of residential apartments and other real estate properties in Jakarta are currently vacant, according to official estimates. A startup that is...

Freshworks Raises $150M Series H on $3.5B Valuation

Freshworks, a company that makes a variety of business software tools, from CRM to help-desk software, announced a $150 million Series H investment today...

Philanthropists Strive Masiyiwa and Melinda Gates Launch Roadmap for Digital Transformation

Bill Gates's wife, Melinda Gates an American philanthropist and Zimbabwean Entrepreneur Strive Masiyiwa helped launch ‘The Digital Manifesto’ on Wednesday – a 10-step guide...

Sasai Exhibits at AfricaTech

SASAI, the latest application developed by Econet’s Cassava Fintech International (CFI), has a remittance feature that has attracted crowds to their exhibition stand AfricaTech...

EcoFarmer Vaya Tractor Wins Farmers’ Hearts

Farmers from around the country have paid tribute to EcoFarmer Vaya Tractor, saying the service had come in handy in helping with mechanised equipment,...

Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini set to Launch a New Mobile Network in November

King Goodwill Zwelithini plans to launch a new mobile network in South Africa on 1 November – Bayede Mobile. Bayede is a Zulu salutation that translates...

Here Are The Eight Startups Chosen for The Nairobi Finals of The 2019 ASME...

Eight startups from across the continent will convene tomorrow (9 May) in Nairobi to compete in the regional finals of the 2019 American Society...

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