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Kenyan retail distributor Copia secures $50m for Africa expansion

The mobile commerce platform and goods distributor has raised $50m to fund its expansion into the rest of Africa...

By George Obulutsa 21 Jan 2022

Applications now open for Telecel ASIP Accelerator Programme
Applications now open for Telecel ASIP Accelerator Programme

The Telecel ASIP Accelerator Programme, powered by Startupbootcamp (SBC) AfriTech has opened applications for its next cohort...

17 Jan 2022

Trends that will shape your small business in 2022
Trends that will shape your small business in 2022

Coming out the other side of a global crisis and all that South Africa has thrown their way, small businesses and one-person enterprises have been through a lot this past year...

By Matthew Campbell 17 Jan 2022

Virtual sneakers produced by RTFKT. Source: RTFKT
Nike buys NFT fashion and collectibles startup RTFKT

Launched in 2020, RTFKT is best known for making sneakers and other accessories for the metaverse...

14 Dec 2021

Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of tech unicorn Go1, becomes first African to win The Lindas
Melvyn Lubega, co-founder of tech unicorn Go1, becomes first African to win The Lindas

Melvyn Lubega won The Lindas accolade this past weekend, making him the first African to receive the award...

7 Dec 2021

Local entrepreneurs use tech to build businesses during pandemic
Local entrepreneurs use tech to build businesses during pandemic

The effective use of technology to build a business can be a daunting thought for many young and under-resourced entrepreneurs, but when put to good use, it is the most useful tool in times like these...

6 Dec 2021

TFG snaps up SA startup Quench
TFG snaps up SA startup Quench

TFG has agreed to acquire Quench, a local shopping platform and last mile delivery provider, as the Foschini and Markham owner looks to ramp up e-commerce capabilities...

3 Dec 2021

OfferZen secures €4.5m in Series A growth funding
OfferZen secures €4.5m in Series A growth funding

OfferZen has raised €4.5m in Series A growth funding from Base Capital, a South African investment company...

2 Dec 2021

The BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2021 winners
The BCX Digital Innovation Awards 2021 winners

Winners of the 2021 BCX Digital Innovation Awards have been announced...

12 Nov 2021

Grindstone Ventures launches $6.5m VC fund for SA tech SME development
Grindstone Ventures launches $6.5m VC fund for SA tech SME development

Grindstone Ventures has launched a $6.5m (R100m) fund dedicated to seed funding predominantly South African innovative technology startups...

9 Nov 2021

Applications open for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa
Applications open for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa

Applications for Google's three-month virtual accelerator programme are now open to technology startups...

4 Nov 2021

22 On Sloane launches its Catalytic programme for high-impact startups
22 On Sloane launches its Catalytic programme for high-impact startups

22 on Sloane has announced the launch of its newly designed Accelerator programme called the Catalytic programme...

Issued by SEA Africa 2 Nov 2021

RecoMed concludes R21m in international funding round
RecoMed concludes R21m in international funding round

RecoMed, a growing online healthcare marketplace and booking platform in South Africa recently concluded a highly successful funding round of R21m...

2 Nov 2021

#StartupStory: Ubuntu - a crowdfunding app for startups in SA
#StartupStory: Ubuntu - a crowdfunding app for startups in SA

Ubuntu startup fund is a crowdfunding mobile app developed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit in South Africans...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 21 Oct 2021




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