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Top Cryptocurrency Markets in Africa - 2023 Update
Top Cryptocurrency Markets in Africa – 2023 Update

The African cryptocurrency market continues to evolve as more people adopt cryptocurrencies, new companies are started, and regulators make new pronouncements. Despite the evolution, more has stayed the same regarding the spread of adoption geographically. In this article, we explore the top cryptocurrency markets in Africa in 2023. Since cryptocurrency adoption on the continent became…

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Web3 – The Power of DeFi and Crypto for Africa
Panel session on Web3 - The Power of DeFi and Crypto for Africa featuring expert views and insights from Maya Caddle - Founder at Emerging Onchain (Chief of Staff at Nestcoin), Stone Atwine - CEO and co-founder at Eversend, Isha Varshney - Head of DeFi at Celo Foundation and moderated by Tage Kene-Okafor - Reporter... Read Article →
Understanding Generative AI: Going from Idea to Product
Masterclass: Understanding Generative AI: Going from Idea to Product hosted by Jenny Vega - Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services Africa Tech Summit London celebrated its sold-out 7th annual edition at the London Stock Exchange on June 23rd 2023 unpacking the latest insights on investing, payments, Web3, digital identity, cross-border trade, agtech, ecommerce, cloud, foodtech,... Read Article →
Remedial Health raises $12 million to deliver financial services for neighbourhood pharmacies and drive deeper growth in Nigeria
Remedial Health raises $12 million to deliver financial services for neighbourhood pharmacies

Remedial Health, a healthtech startup that develops solutions to make Africa’s pharmaceutical value chain more efficient, has secured $12 million in an equity and debt funding round to deepen the penetration of its services in Nigeria and support the delivery of targeted financial services to drive business growth across the country’s pharmaceutical sector. The $8…

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MyCover.ai Secures $1.25M Pre-Seed Funding
MyCover.ai Secures $1.25M Pre-Seed Funding

 MyCover.ai, the insurtech startup building Africa’s digital insurance infrastructure, has announced the close of a $1.25 million pre-seed funding round, today, led by Ventures Platform. The round included participation from Founders Factory Africa and TechStars, who are making a follow-on investment after the startup’s participation in its 2022 Toronto Accelerator program. MyCover.ai will use this capital injection to bolster its…

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Egyptian fintech Flash raises $6 million seed round
Egyptian fintech Flash raises $6 million seed round

Flash, Egypt’s new cashless payments app, has raised $6 million seed round to accelerate its product development and customer and business acquisition in the country. The round was led by Addition with participation from fintech venture capital firm Flourish Ventures and other strategic angel investors. Flash has also obtained approval from the Central Bank of Egypt in…

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M-KOPA raises $250m to scale high-impact consumer fintech across Africa
M-KOPA raises $250m to scale high-impact consumer fintech across Africa

M-KOPA, a leading fintech platform, today announced it successfully closed over $250m in new debt and equity funding to expand its financial services offering to underbanked consumers across Sub-Saharan Africa. This marks one of the largest combined debt and equity raises in the African tech sector, enabling M-KOPA to continue its rapid growth. Over $200m…

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Nigerian FinTech Touch And Pay Launches New Booking Solution
Nigerian FinTech Touch And Pay Launches New Booking Solution

Touch and Pay Technologies [TAP], a Nigerian fintech company and leading processor of micro-transactions in Africa, has announced the democratization of interstate travel from Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, to other parts of the country. It is now possible for passengers to pay for their trips using the Cowry app, even if they are travelling through…

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32 Startups Selected for the Financial Solutions for Migrants Accelerator Program
32 Startups Selected for the Financial Solutions for Migrants Accelerator Program

Village Capital has announced 32 startups operating in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East have been selected to join the Financial Solutions for Migrants program, an accelerator for impact-driven startups developing digital financial inclusion solutions for migrants. The program which is funded by the Impact-Linked Fund for Gender Inclusive Fintech (ILF for GIF), managed by…

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Payday Secures $3M Seed Round to Power the Future of Work for Africa

Payday, the leading Pan-African neobank issuing global (USD, EUR & GBP) accounts to Africans, has announced a $3M seed round, led by Moniepoint Inc, with participation from HoaQ, DFS Lab’s Stellar Africa Fund, Ingressive Capital Fund II and angel investors – Dare Okoudjou Founder and CEO of MFS Africa & Tola Onayemi CEO of Norebase….

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