Country: Kenya

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Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods secures $29.4m IFC debt funding to assist its farmers

Kenya agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has secured KES3.2 billion (US$29.4 million) in debt funding from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support more than 300 irrigated […]
October 30th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

Nigerian HR startup, SeamlessHR, raises a seven-figure round to drive pan-African expansion

Nigerian HR startup, SeamlessHR, has raised a new round of funding in a bid to drive pan-African expansion. Founded in 2018 by Dr Emmanuel Okeleji, SeamlessHR […]
October 30th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

CcHub acquires Kenya’s eLimu to build the content creation arm of re:learn

Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHub) has announced its acquisition of Kenyan edtech startup, eLimu for an undisclosed amount. This is coming a year since it acquired Kenya’s […]
October 29th, 2020
Disrupt Africa

Kenyan ed-tech startup eLimu acquired by CcHub to become incubator’s education arm

Kenyan ed-tech startup eLimu has been acquired by Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) in a deal that will transform eLimu into the educational arm of the incubator. eLimu […]
October 29th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

Only 10% of female-founded startups in West Africa have raised up to $1 million since 2010

In its analysis of startup founders over the last ten years, Techpoint Africa’s West African Startup Decade Report lends credence to the generally-held opinion that the […]
October 28th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

An insight into how venture capital firm, Oui Capital invests

After learning the ropes of financial due diligence and investments at Ingressive Capital, a Pan-African venture capital firm, Olu Oyinsan left his role as Vice President, […]
October 28th, 2020
Techpoint Africa

Revolutionising Nigeria’s microfinance landscape through Insurtech

In 2012, Nigeria launched a National Financial Inclusion Strategy (“NFIS”) in which it aimed at reducing the percentage of adult Nigerians that are excluded from financial […]
October 28th, 2020
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