According to a report released by news and research portal Disrupt Africa, African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 with 210 startups securing U.S.$334.5 million worth of investment. "It has been an incredible year ... And it's a real pleasure to release this report and the impressive figures it contains," said Gabriella Mulligan, co-founder of Disrupt Africa.
Record Year for African Tech Startups As Funding Hits U.S.$334.5 Million
CIO, 29 January 2019
African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 as 210 startups secured US$334.5 million worth of investment, with Nigeria emerging as the premier investment destination on… Read more »
Venture Capital Can Turbo Charge Growth in Emerging Markets
IPS, 19 November 2018
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Twiga Foods Secures Sh1 Billion Investment From IFC and TLcom
Capital FM, 15 November 2018
Kenyan start-up Twiga Foods has secured $10 million investment from World Bank's investment arm, the International Finance Corporation, and Pan-African venture capital firm, TLcom… Read more »
Off a dusty path in the capital city, flanked by chickens roosting in the grass, one of Cameroon's most successful digital startups is capitalising on its success to foster a new ... Read more »
It is hard to miss the African section of Viva Tech, where French President Emmanuel Macron has said his country will invest U.S.$76 million in African startups. He said innovation ... Read more »
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