Joining a growing list of private fintech startups that have shared numbers publicly in the past, Ghana’s Bitsika posted impressive metrics in its fiscal year of 2020 (Jan 1, 2020 – Jan 1, 2021). Here are some of them.
Despite the COVID pandemic, 2020 gave us some surreal moments. From Paystack’s acquisition to tech ecosystem stakeholders rallying around during the #EndSARS movement, here are our ten most memorable moments of the year.
How badly did the pandemic affect VC investments? Will we see more exits in 2021? Will fintech be VC’s top destination next year? Andreata Muforo, Partner at TLcom Capital, gives insights on these and more.
In this conversation with 54gene COO, Delali Attipoe, she explains in detail what the healthtech startup is all about, why you should care, and what its newly launched genome sequencing lab means for African healthcare.
Following its expansion to South Africa, Kiakiaprint, a Nigerian print-on-demand startup, is now live in the North American countries of Canada and the US. Here’s what you need to know about the expansion.
“I want to solve problems, save the world, and make money while at it.” – Damilola Olokesusi, Co-founder and CEO of Shuttlers
Damilola Olokesusi is the Co-founder and CEO of tech transport startup, Shuttlers. In this interview, she shares her entrepreneurial journey, and highlights her struggles and opportunities as a female founder in Nigeria.
With $950k pre-seed, OnePipe is building a super aggregator for every financial service API in Nigeria
OnePipe aggregates APIs from banks and fintechs into a unified gateway that makes partnerships seamless. Here’s why the Techstars-backed startup raised $950k in pre-seed investment and its plans to foster collaboration.
With over 60,000 solar home systems sold in five African markets since launching in 2015, Senegalese-based solar energy startup, Oolu Solar, has raised $8.5m Series B for product development and expansion.
Ilara Health has raised $3.75m to expand its diagnostic reach across Africa. This is two months after receiving a $1.1m grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and securing a $735k seed investment last year.
21 out of the 51 West African startups that raised $1m+ in the past decade went through an accelerator
Of the 51 startups that raised $1m or more cumulatively in the past decade, 21 (41.2%) passed through an accelerator. We take a look at some of the reasons why founders choose them in the first place.