Africa’s e-health start-ups get lion’s share of investment capital
About US$625,6m of the US$701.4m total funding for African start-ups in 2020 went to Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Egypt.Tawanda Karombo
Africa’s disclosed VC investments reached US$2.4bn in 2020
Despite COVID-19 disruptions, investor interest in African start-ups remained strong, with fintech retaining the lion's share of total funding, says Briter Bridges.
African tech start-up funding passes US$700m in 2020
397 start-ups raised US$701.5 million in total funding according to African Tech Startups Funding Report 2020.
Global Voice Group scouts for African tech start-up investment
ICT and reg-tech solutions provider offers an opportunity for start-ups to access up to US$300,000 in funding.
Start-ups selected to compete at Africa Tech Summit Connects
12 start-ups are looking to raise either pre-seed, seed, or Series A funding.
Kenyan data analytics start-up turns heads at Summit
Superfluid Labs wins ENGIE Challenge at event in Kigali.
Africa's FinTech sector grows by 60% in 2 years says Disrupt Africa
Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa account for 65.2% of Africa's FinTech start-up ecosystem.
Africa gradually transitioning towards the gig economy
New report finds increasing preference for on-demand services as opposed to more traditional jobs boards.
SA must renew education if tech ecosystem is to flourish
Research shows current education system cannot support broad-based tech entrepreneurship.
West Africa home to two of three top agri-tech ecosystems
Research by Disrupt Africa sheds light on growth, with 82 agri-tech start-ups in operation across the continent at the beginning of 2018.
Africa well positioned to exploit ecommerce growth
DHL VP urges more businesses on the continent to embrace the disruptive technology.