• 22 Startups Selected for UNICEF Startup Lab’s Second Cohort.

    UNICEF is excited to welcome this new cohort of 22 startups from across Ghana to the UNICEF StartUp Lab for 2021. UNICEF has announced the launch of the 2021 cohort of the UNICEF StartUp Lab – a co-creation space and incubator, that engages young startups in the development of...
  • Pan-African Fintech Platform AppZone Secures $10m Series A Funding

    Appzone, the Pan-African fintech software announced the close of its $10mn Series A round from V8 Capital, Lateral Invest Partners & others. Led by CardinalStone Capital Advisers with participation from V8 Capital, Lateral Investment Partners, Constant Capital, and Itanna Capital Ventures, the new round will bolster investment in Appzone’s...
  • Ghanaian Fintech Startup, BitSika Expands into Cameroon

    BitSika, Ghana’s “Cash App” has expanded its services and app to customers in Cameroon, users can send and receive money from their friends and families. BitSika, a leading African crypto remittance service in Ghana, has opened up the service and app to customers in Cameroon. Users in Cameroon will...
  • Nigerian Startup, Gokada Appoints Nikhil Goel as New CEO

    The Nigeria-based last-mile delivery, logistics and transportation startup, Gokada has announced Nikhil Goel as its new CEO. Gokada, the Nigeria-based last-mile delivery, logistics and transportation start-up has formally unveiled Nikhil Goel as its new CEO, as it continues to evolve from a riding-hailing company to becoming the leading food...
  • KudiGo & Boost Ghana Receives $120K from Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator

    KudiGo & Boost Ghana companies enable informal micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Ghana to grow their businesses and better leverage digital commerce. Boost Ghana and KudiGo have received USD $120,000 from the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce accelerator to enable small retailers to grow by easing business administration, digitizing operations, improving access...
  • Former Athlete, Allen Simms Launches Sports Apparel Business in Rwanda.

    Impano Sports is a new player in the active lifestyle apparel industry in Africa. The company is founded by professional athletes that have come together to form a quality brand that represents independence and accomplishment among the sports community in Africa and abroad. Impano Sports provides African inspired quality sports...
  • Ghanaian-Nigerian Fintech Startup BitSika hits 100, 000 Users

    The Bitsika app is a simple to use remittance platform which aims to provide quick money transfer services to users across the globe. Created mainly for Africa to help curb the high-cost monetary transactions, the app also provides remittances services to any user where a user can receive payments,...
  • Tanzania’s Bongo Live! Rebrands to Beem as it Expands Internationally

    Bongo Live!, now Beem, which offers a wide range of services including advanced SMS Messaging, USSD, Airtime, Chatbot, Mobile Money Integration capabilities, and On-Boarding Tools, is also expanding to serve its international audience and multinational clients such as Samsung, Nestle, and Qatar Airways....
  • Ghana’s AgroCenta raises US$ 790k to scale its Agritech Ecosystem

    Ghana’s AgroCenta has raised $790k to enable AgroCenta to further develop its smallholder farmer inclusion programs and procure crops at transparent and fair market prices to service offtake contracts....