Social investment fund manager Tshikululu, has initiated a project to map the interventions of social investors throughout South Africa. The project aims to develop an integrated picture of interventions from a multitude of funders and reflect a multi-sector response to a humanitarian crisis.
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VALR, one of South Africa’s leading cryptocurrency exchanges, announced that it has raised R57 million (US$3.4 million) to advance the adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Giraffe, a South African mobile job matching platform that aims to reduce unemployment in emerging markets by enabling job seekers to easily create CV via cellphone for free, has received grant funding from the UNICEF Innovation Fund.
How an ambitious African startup grew into a global fintech powerhouse
SA fintech startup, Franc, has raised $300,000 in funding within the first half of 2020 which forms part of a wider round of seed investment. The founders, Sebastian Patel and Thomas Brennan provide some insight into their aims
Fintech SME capital provider, ProfitShare Partners has secured $5m from the SA SME Fund. With this funding, ProfitShare Partners looks to partner with small and medium businesses to help accelerate growth for South African SMEs.
Mama Money, a South African founded digital money transfer operator, has announced a recent partnership with Western Union. The new partnership will enable Mama Money to enter the international money transfer business sphere, riding on Western Union’s Global Network
SA-based biotech startup LifeQ, has announced that it is working with Belfast based B-Secur to offer an advanced, integrated Electrocardiogram (ECG) and optical (PPG) based technology solution.
Egyptian edtech OTO Courses, which offers online English language courses to individuals and businesses, has raised a six-figure dollar investment.
Nigeria’s Wellahealth, Flex Finance & SA’s Paymenow join global accelerator backed by UK aid, JP Morgan Chase
Three African tech startups have been selected to take part in global inclusive fintech accelerator the Catalyst Fund‘s latest cohort. The three African firms are Nigeria’s WellaHealth and Flex Finance, as well as South Africa’s Paymenow.