South African grocery delivery startup Yebo Fresh raises 4.5m pre-Series A funding to fuel expansion
Yebo Fresh, a South African grocery delivery startup has raised $4.5m in a pre-series A equity funding round.
Snab, the Spanish payment platform that allows payments and transfers between companies in one click, has raised €1.1 million in its first funding round.
Lulalend, a South African digital lender offering funding options for businesses. has raised $35 million in Series B funding to accelerate the growth of its loan book and bring new solutions to the market.
Google Cloud announced a new partnership with Anthropic, an AI startup focused on safety and research. Anthropic has selected Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider.
Finance software startup Quartr signs API deal with Nordnet to enhance informed investment decisions
Finance software startup Quartr signed an API deal with Nordnet, the online broker in the Nordic region, reaching almost two million customers.
What is Web3? Web3 is essentially the other side of the coin in relation to blockchain technology. When we talk about blockchain, we are also talking about Web3 to a considerable extent, and vice versa.
Michroma, a precision fermentation food ingredient startup, announced it has closed $6.4 million in seed financing, to fast-track the company's commercialization of sustainable natural colorants.
Bangladeshi B2B commerce platform ShopUp secures $30m debt financing to fuel expansion, strengthen supply chain operations
ShopUp, a full-stack B2B commerce platform in Bangladesh, announced it has secured $30 million in debt financing, to drive expansion efforts and strengthen the company's supply chain operations.
The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation, kicked off the final phase of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech.
Panoramic Ventures, a venture capital firm based in Atlanta that partners with extraordinary founders to build category-leading companies, has welcomed Christy Johnson as General Partner and Chief Performance Officer (CPO).
Yobi, the AI-focused customer communications app catering specifically to the small business community, announced it has raised a total of $2.37 million as part of its oversubscribed seed round.
HySiLabs, the novel hydrogen transport and storage technology developer, announced €13 million Series A financing led by Equinor Ventures, and joined by the European Innovation Council Fund, EDP Ventures and PLD Automobile.
ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator, a Lagos-based program to build early-stage African fintech and proptech startups has announced its inaugural class. The cohort is made up of ten Nigerian and two Kenyan startups, with 50% female CEOs.
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners closes $100m venture capital fund to support native American entrepreneurs
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners announced the final closing of a $100 million Indigenous venture capital fund that provides patient capital and a culturally grounded community of support.
Google has announced an accelerator program aimed at providing resources and opportunities for women founders in Africa.
Deep-tech startup KrossLinker develops cost-effective aerogel insulation to accelerate energy efficiency adoption
KrossLinker, an energy-efficiency-focused deep-tech advanced material startup, is designing and developing the world's most insulating nanomaterial, aerogel, that is low-cost, environmentally friendly, and scalable.
Kenyan rural Internet Service Provider Mawingu raises $9m to scale its operations across the country
Rural Internet Service Provider (ISP), Mawingu has raised $9 million in Series B funding to scale its operations across Kenya.
Spotcovery, serving as a bridge between African Americans and Africans, launches optimization tool on site
Spotcovery, the innovative media platform that connects descendants of the African continent while promoting culture, creativity, entrepreneurship and economic growth, has launched the Slickstream optimization tool.
Maya Climate, a Berlin-based global project financing platform for natural capital projects, announced a pre-seed funding of €1.2m led by Germany’s High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s leading seed investors.
Portuguese startup Coverflex closed €15m Series A round, to expand its Compensation OS in yet another European market, the Italian one!
TBD Health, a sexual healthcare provider revolutionizing the medical landscape through unparalleled digital and in-person clinical care, announced a $4.4 million seed round.
Squid, a Zug, Switzerland-based provider of a routing protocol that enables users and developers to easily access cross-chain liquidity, raised a $3.5m seed round led by North Island Ventures.
Pre-sale home renovation startup Freemodel raises $19.5m Series A funding to expand its service offering
San Francisco Bay Area-based tech-enabled home renovation company Freemodel, announced it has secured a $19.5 million series A investment led by QED Investors.
FibroBiologics, a clinical-stage company focused on the development of fibroblast cell-based therapeutics for chronic diseases, launched an online funding campaign with StartEngine, an equity crowdfunding platform.
Don Okoth is General Manager for Kenyan Fulfillment and Logistics startup Sendy. In this interview, he talks about the current state of logistics in Kenya and beyond, including Sendy's role in shaping the industry.
Hatchfi, a crypto integration platform that allows users to seamlessly connect crypto accounts to any app like they would a bank account, launched out of beta on the heels of a $1.2 million pre-seed raise.
Adenia Partners , a private markets investment firm committed to responsible investing and a sustainable Africa, has announced the first close of its fifth flagship fund, Adenia Capital (V) L.P. with $300 million commitments from investors.
Kenyan healthtech startup Zuri Health announced it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Moroccan VC UM6P Ventures. The funds will be used to support Zuri’s growth and expansion across Africa.
After reviewing hundreds of startups, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator, the startup accelerator for mission-driven entrepreneurs, announced its fifth cohort of promising young companies set to graduate in March 2023.
Startup Genome and Endeavor are working together to study and support the Detroit region's entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem development.
Climate finance trading platform Senken raises $7.5m to streamline and expand carbon markets offerings
Senken, the climate finance trading platform of on-chain carbon credits, announced it has raised $7.5 million in new funding, the most significant capital raise in its industry, led by Obvious Ventures.
Viking Analytics, a Swedish startup developing AI-based machine health monitoring technology, announced the closing of its Series A round, co-led by Belgium-based Finindus and Sweden-based Industrifonden.
Free From Market raises $2.1m seed round for its food is medicine platform to treat chronic health conditions
Free From Market (FFM), the patient-driven digital platform, announced it has closed a $2.1 million seed investment.
Roots Homes, the Las Vegas-based startup pioneering fractional homeownership, announced a $2.2 million funding round led by Other Ventures, with participation from Behind Genius Ventures.
Bitpanda, a European digital asset platform, announced the launch of Bitpanda Technology Solutions, the most scalable Investing-as a-service infrastructure available in Europe and globally.