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JICA to provide grants for African Startups of up to $30,000 to drive success.

(JICA), is providing grants for African Startups in the NINJA Business Plan Competition. NINJA is short for Next Innovation with Japan. The application is open for startups/organizations in all sectors…

Kenyan taxi-hailing Little to launch in Ghana with $3mil injection

Kenyan taxi-hailing firm Little will launch in Ghana with $3mil (Sh323.85) from its mother company Craft Silicon as it begins to execute its West Africa expansion. This expansion has been…

E-commerce start-up Tradedepot raises $10mil to boost its growth

B2B eCommerce startup Tradedepot has raised $10 million from International Finance Corporation, Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) and MSA Capital and Partech. With this new investment the company plans to…

Chadian ZIZ Energy poised to expand Metro Grid Solar Service.

Chadian solar company ZiZ Energie has raised an undisclosed amount in funding from Energy Access Ventures to expand its metro grid solar services across Chad, Cameroon and Central Africa.

Malian SolarX raises undisclosed Series A for regional growth

Mali based SolarX raises undisclosed series A fund from Energy Access Ventures (EAV), a renewable energy seed investment fund. The company supplies solar energy systems for electricity and solar pumping…

Only 1-2% of finance for energy is going into distributed renewable energy but not to local actors in Africa.

The vast majority of finance for energy is not reaching local actors but is going to multinational companies that are based in Europe or North America or led by entrepreneurs…

Fintech startup Chipper Cash raises $13.8million

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $13.8 million Series A funding round led by Deciens Capital and plans to hire 30 new staff globally.

Incas Diagnostic and KNUST develop COVID-19 rapid test that could save millions of lives

Incas Diagnostics a Ghanaian diagnostic test startup has partnered the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to develop a COVID-19 Rapid Test. According to a statement issued by…

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