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Curacel secures $3 million
Curacel secures $3 million seed funding to power new insurance experiences and expand into North Africa

Curacel, Africa’s leading insurance infrastructure provider, has raised $3 million in seed funding to roll out new technology solutions designed to power the next generation of insurance experiences in Africa. The new funding will also support the company’s expansion into North Africa. The seed funding round included Tencent, AAF Management (invested in Sure, Flutterwave), Elefund…

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Overcoming the treasury challenges of operating in Africa

Sike Bamisebi – Chief Business Officer, Cellulant shares her insights Africa offers huge opportunities for businesses, but many multinationals struggle to reach their full consumer base on the continent – and, even when they succeed, reconciling payments can be an inefficient drain on resources. A fragmented payments ecosystem is to blame. Sike Bamisebi, Chief Business…

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Visa Pledges to Invest $1 billion in Africa to Accelerate Digital Transformation

During the U.S-Africa Business Forum, Visa announced a pledge to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to advance resilient, innovative, and inclusive economies across the continent. Visa’s expanded investments demonstrate the company’s long-term commitment to Africa’s growth potential and will help enable greater access to digital payments as an entry point…

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African start-ups at the forefront of digital innovations transforming Africa’s economy

African tech innovators at the recent Africa Money & Defi Summit in Accra, Ghana proved that they are at the forefront of change on the continent, from fintech to agritech. PayBox is a fast growing African fintech start-up cross-border mobile growth engine enabling easy access to offline and online digital payment and business solutions “Africa…

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Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023- fifth edition to connect 1000+ delegates on February 15-16th

Following a sell out Summit in 2022, Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023 will again connect tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players under one roof on Feb. 15-16 2023. The fifth edition will connect 1000+ delegates, 450+ companies and 150+ speakers across three Summits. Network with key stakeholders including tech corporates, mobile leaders,…

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OneOrder secures $3m seed round, led by Nclude with participation from Delivery Hero Ventures and A15
Cairo, Egypt - 05 December 2022 - OneOrder, the MENA-based fintech-enabled restaurant management platform providing food supplies to hotels, restaurants and cafes, has today announced the close of a $3m Seed round. Led by Nclude, this round also sees follow-on investment from leading MENA early-stage VC, A15. New to the round is Delivery Hero Ventures,...
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Nigerian money app Kuda launches in the UK
Nigerian money app Kuda, announced it is launching in the UK as part of a global expansion drive with a view to serving the cross-border transfer needs of UK-based Nigerians. The company will charge a flat fee of £3 per transfer to a limit of £10,000. Kuda compares this to the average fee of 8%...
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Modus launches $75 million Africa-focused fund

Modus, a Venture Platform operating in MENA comprising VC funds, Venture Builders, and a Corporate Innovation arm, has announced the launch of Modus Africa – a $75 million SDG-focused VC fund that will invest in Africa’s boldest startups powered by AI and Blockchain technologies. The fund is led by two General Partners – Vianney Mathonnet and…

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African tech leaders and investors connect at London Stock Exchange for the 6th Africa Tech Summit London

African tech leaders, corporates and investors will connect at the London Stock Exchange for the sixth edition of Africa Tech Summit London (ATS), taking place on November 24th. The annual Summit will share insights from leading industry players including; London Stock Exchange, DLA Piper, Alerzo, Deimos, Niji Oni & Co., Cellulant, Paystack, GIZ, Smile Identity, Verto, Flex…

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QoreID: Consumer Data, Bedrock of Africa’s Open Finance System

According to QoreID, access to credible consumer data has been identified as a critical layer that will enable a viable open finance system in Africa. Sarah Essien, Chief Operating Officer of VerifyMe Nigeria, a digital identity and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) technology company with a head office in Lagos, states that the quest for a sustainable open…

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