Tom Jackson

Singapore’s CredoLab raises US$7m to expand into Africa

Company says offering is positioned to support economic recovery in the markets in which it operates.
Tom Jackson
Jul 3, 2020

Nigeria’s OPay shuts down e-commerce services to focus on Fintech

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown in the West African country.
Apr 20, 2020

Zipline using drones to deliver COVID-19 test samples in Ghana

Company says service has improved the Ghanaian government’s ability to more quickly monitor the spread of the virus.
Feb 26, 2020

SA Fintech JUMO secures US$55-million

Investment will be used for further geographic expansion.
Jan 29, 2020

Tarya Fintech Africa targets early expansion

Company currently engaged with cocoa farmers in Ghana, but eyes expansion into Nigeria.
Dec 12, 2019

M-KOPA Solar rolls out solar-powered fridges across Kenya

Solution will be rolled out across 65 retail outlets.
Dec 5, 2019

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.

Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Company has hired over 80 top engineers from Cairo, Alexandria, Damnhour, Port Saeed and Mansoura.
Sep 23, 2019

Futures digital asset exchange OKEx enters Africa

Operation aims to usher in a new era of cryptocurrency adoption.
Aug 28, 2019

Solar firm BBOXX secures additional US$50-million

Pay-as-you-go company to scale faster with latest Series D funding.
Aug 13, 2019

Nigerian payments company TechAdvance raises US$1-million

Fund will be used for business model transformation and expansion into emerging markets.

Sure Chill raises £4-million for Africa expansion

Health-focused cooling tech firm to focus on key markets in 2020.