• SolarTaxi Launches Africa’s first Electric-Car-Only Ride-hailing App in Ghana

    In Ghana, SolarTaxi has introduced Africa’s first electric-car-only ride-hailing service to provide clients with a climate-friendly choice for their convenience and value for money. SolarTaxi, Ghana’s first e-mobility startup, has released Africa’s first dedicated electric car ride-hailing smartphone app to provide clients with a climate-friendly choice for their convenience...
  • Dash, Ghanaian Fintech Startup Rraises $32.8 million in Seed Round Funding

    Dash, a Ghanaian payment platform has secured $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by various partners. A Ghanaian unified and accessible payments app, Dash has raised $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round headed by Insight Venture Partners, global private equity and venture capital firm based in...
  • BoG Grants Paystack Ghana Payment Services Provider (PSP) License.

    Paystack Ghana has received a new license to continue helping businesses in Ghana grow. Nigerian-based fintech, Paystack has been granted a Payment Services Provider (PSP) Enhanced license by the Bank of Ghana. The licence, the highest level in the PSP category, permits Paystack to process EMV GH-Link prepaid cards for...
  • Ghana’s Fintech Startup, Float Secures $17 Million to Provide Liquidity To African SMBs.

    According to research, 85% of African SMBs have zero access to financing, and each day, African SMBs have billions locked up in receivables due to long payment cycles. This leads to cash flow problems that cause businesses to be late on important expenses and fulfilment of new orders. Jesse Ghansah...
  • New Comma, A Social Media Platform for African Creatives Launched in Ghana.

    In Ghana, a social media platform for African creatives called ‘New Comma’ has been launched by Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah. Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah are the co-founders of New Comma – a 2020-based online platform focused on discovering, supporting, and providing opportunities to African and Black creatives....
  • Togo’s Gozem Secures $5 Million Series A Funding For Expansion.

    Gozem, Togo’s leading multi-vertical super app platform, has today announced the completion of a $5 million Series A round. Togo’s leading multi-vertical super app platform, Gozem, has today announced the completion of a $5 million Series A round led by corporate and institutional investors from four continents with expertise...
  • Treepz Ghana to pilot app-based Mass Transit in Accra.

    A Ghanaian mobility start-up, Treepz Ghana, has signed a deal to pilot an app-based mass transportation solution within the Greater Accra Metropolis. Treepz Ghana has agreed to trial an app-based mass transportation solution inside the Greater Accra Metropolis with HM Evolution Services Ltd, a renowned transport provider in Ghana....
  • AfCFTA Caravan Prize 2021 Winners Announced

    The AfCFTA Secretariat and its partners on the 4D, ProPer, and Caravan Initiatives, AfroChampions and the Arab Bank for Economic Development (BADEA), have announced the winners of the AfCFTA Caravan Prize. Five winners have been announced out of the 10 finalists. The 20 finalists and semi-finalists were tasked with conceiving...
  • Nigeria’s Lemonade Finance Secures $725k pre-seed Funding Round.

    Nigerian fintech startup, Lemonade Finance, has raised $725K in pre-seed funding for a project aimed at improving access to financial services for African diaspora investors. Nigerian fintech startup Lemonade Finance has secured a US$725,000 pre-seed funding round. The round was led by Y Combinator and other investors Ventures Platform,...