Africa Roundup - Yamaha Backs Max, Founders Factory and Norrsken Support Startups, Inside Ethiopia's Tech Scene

Competition in Africa's two-wheel ride-hail market is accelerating. Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng was the latest startup to add funding, raising a $7 million funding round in June with participation from Japanese manufacturer Yamaha.

Based in Lagos, the company's app-based platform coordinates motorcycle taxi and delivery services for individuals and businesses.

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