• Reselr.com, a reselling platform made easy, debuts operations in Nigeria

    A social commerce platform that connects people to sell, resell and buy products or bookings, Reselr has launched its services in Nigeria. reselr.com is a new online platform that makes it easy to sell anything you have quickly and securely. From one-time individual sales to full-time sales support for businesses...
  • Eleven African Startups Selected for 2021 Y Combinator Summer Batch

    Eleven African startups have been selected for 2021 ‘s Y Combinator’s Summer Batch, with Nigeria leading the pack with four startups. An American seed funding accelerator, Y Combinator which invests $125k in selected startups in exchange for 7% equity every two years, has announced eleven African startups for the 2021...
  • Moove Raises $23 Million in Series A Funding to Democratize Vehicle Ownership in Africa

    African mobility fintech startup, Moove to provide revenue-based vehicle financing, empowering individuals across Africa to own their own vehicle. Moove, an African mobility fintech, today announced that it has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Speedinvest and Left Lane Capital, with participation from DCM,...
  • MTN Launches 2021 Ayoba Hackathon Contest.

    MTN Ghana has launched its 2021 Ayoba Hackathon Contest aimed at driving its digitization agenda while providing opportunities for developers and start-ups. Through the Hackathon, MTN will avail affording App developers and innovators the opportunity to use their creativity to launch their services through micro-apps on Ayoba, a super...
  • Ghana’s Jetstream Secures $3M to Expand It’s Africa’s Trade Operations

    Ghana’s Jetstream lands $3M to build the digital infrastructure for Africa’s trade corridors Ghanaian logistics startup Jetstream, a platform that enables African businesses to see and control their own cross-border supply chains, has closed a funding round of US$3 million to expand its operations. Local and international investors participated in the...
  • Favour Ori’s PayDay Is Bridging The Gap Between Talent And Opportunity In Africa

    PayDay allows talents throughout Africa to receive payments from their global clients within minutes via their phones or computers. Favour Ori is a young entrepreneur working tirelessly with his team at TalentMatch to ensure accessibility of employment in technology on the African continent, with its flagship product, PayDay. Ori...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....