Turaco, the Kenyan insurtech startup, has acquired MicroEnsure Ghana from MIC Global.
A new win for Ghana: 20% tax has been imposed on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), including flavoured juice drinks, sweetened tea, sodas, and energy drinks.
The Kenyan women, and others selected for the GRASP Fellowship, are set to participate in a series of interventions, including leadership and mentoring training, designed to enable them to become more effective policy practitioners
The digital revolution is fully underway, and the technology industry is reshaping our world. While it looks quite innovative and revolutionary from the outside, women remain a dramatically underrepresented group.
Jennifer Feaster is a Managing Partner at Age Africa, an agency that combines data and creativity to develop performance driven YouTube channels, with unique content optimized for success.
TRADE X, a B2B cross-border automotive trading platform with its headquarters in Ontario, Canada, announced it has opened a new trade route in Ghana, strengthening the company's presence in Africa.
Ghana’s leading online media platform, GhanaWeb, and Age Africa Agency, the foremost YouTube agency with a Multi-Channel Network (MCN) in Africa, are co-sponsoring the second edition of the YouTube Creators Festival.
The project has recruited two female vaccinators to vaccinate animals. These vaccinators are supported by 105 women ‘lead farmers’ or AHSPs, who aid in mobilizing other women and deliver vaccines to group members.
Ghanaian agritech startup Farmerline announced the second close of a Pre-Series A investment raise with an additional $1.5 million investment from Dutch social impact investor Oikocredit.
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX (Secondary Securities Trading and Aggregation eXchange), announced it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms, including LoftyInc Capital and STEMeIn.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has acquired a majority stake in HealthPlus, a pioneer pharmacy chain in Nigeria.
Nigerian at-home lab testing startup HealthTracka has raised $1.5 million in funding to expand its operations into Kenya and Ghana. The pre-seed funding which was led by Ingressive Capital.
AfricArena, the African series of tech events, announced a partnership with FMO Ventures Program, the Rise Open Innovation Challenge, which focuses on accelerating the growth of startups looking to improve the state of Africa.
MaC Venture Capital, an LA-based seed-stage VC that invests in visionary founders, closed out the $5.6 million Seed round of African startup AMP Global Technologies, with a healthy $2 million investment.
African private equity fund manager, CardinalStone Capital Advisers (CCA), has appointed Shirley Somuah as a Partner, as it strengthens its presence in Ghana with a new office opening in Accra in Q2.
Ghanaian fintech startup Dash closes $32.8m seed round to create a unified payments app for Africans
Dash, the unified and accessible payments app, announced it has raised $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round, one of the largest seed rounds for an African technology startup.
Abugre also noted that questions remain with regards to the future of cocoa production given global price trends, climate change, farmers stepping into the sector, and income distribution effects at the local level.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Citigroup Inc.
Crypto Valley Venture Capital initiates investment strategy to build blockchain accelerator for African startups
African blockchain disruptors and early-stage startups have joined CV Labs Global Incubation Program Batch 03. The African contingent of incubatees is reflective of Crypto Valley Venture Capital’s (CV VC) global investment strategy.
Four startups from Ghana have joined The Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator, a programme that supports innovators building digital commerce solutions.
Nigerian mobility startup Plentywaka raised $1.2 million seed round, after successfully ending the Techstars Toronto Accelerator Program in July 2021. The startup also announced it has fully acquired Ghana’s mobility startup Stabus.
Ghanaian startup Plendify has launched a B2B e-Commerce marketplace to connect customers with small and large African wholesalers, manufacturers, exporters, and importers.
The debt and equity raise for challenger fintech, Zeepay, head-quartered in Ghana, follows a $20 million equity and debt capital raise for Tugende, an East African technology-enabled asset financing business.
Green Gold Farms is tackling the problems of poverty, lack of economic opportunity, and malnutrition and related illnesses in Northern Ghana through large-scale agricultural production.
Ghanaian Fintech startup Zeepay announced the completion of a $7.9 million Series A.0 funding. The funding is a hybrid of both equity and balance sheet funds to support its operations.
Global inclusive tech accelerator Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global, today formally announced its Circle of Corporate Innovators, with its first members, Fidelity Bank, Ecobank, Sterling Bank, Access Bank and the VFD Group.
At an inflection point in their entrepreneurial journeys, Fellows will learn from MIT faculty, connect with investors, and expand their network of peer innovators.
UNICEF announced the launch of the 2021 cohort of the UNICEF StartUp Lab, a co-creation space and accelerator, that engages young startups in the development of innovative, open-source, market-driven products and solutions.
Curacel, an AI-powered platform for claims processing and fraud management in Africa, raised a $450,000 pre-seed funding in a round led by Atlantica Ventures and Consonance.
Esinam Yevu is Co-Founder and Communications Lead at Ghanaian fintech startup, PayBox
The Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator announced the first cohort of digital commerce companies to be scaled, with the goal of improving the livelihoods of informal MSEs in Ghana.
Ghanaian health tech startup mPharma, signed a franchise agreement with Belayab Pharmaceuticals to open Haltons Pharmacies in Ethiopia.
American and Ghana tech startup Ajuma Technologies, Ltd. has announced their plans to launch in early 2021.
CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor announced a further $12 million commitment to Miro Forestry, a sustainable forestry and timber business with plantations in Ghana and Sierra Leone.
Sambed Consult in Ghana offers management consultancy services targeting MSMES with a view to helping them improve their management and organizational performance. Sam Bediako-Asante, the startup’s founder elaborates.
EWIA Green investments is a renewable energy company based in Germany with an office in Ghana. Through Solar-as-a-Service model the company sells photovoltaic systems to commercial and industrial customers in form of leasing.
EADfix, a Ghana-based tech platform, connects customers with verified service providers across different industries as it seeks to meet the growing demand for convenience, reliability and speed.
Pan-African cloud computing and ecommerce solutions provider Addicnet is redefining cloud computing landscape in the continent through its unique offerings. Addicnet is a Pan-African Cloud computing and ecommerce solutions provider aiding African companies
Kolics Company Limited is a social enterprise that owns the Koliko Wear brand. It was established in Takoradi-Ghana in 2017. It provides customers with quality and affordable ladies and gents footwear. We produce shoes for all and deliver on our promise