Daily Digest Thursday 19 November 2020
Funding In Southern Africa
South Africa’s The Student Hub Raises $2.9m From Naspers Foundry
The latest on the VC’s list is The Student Hub, an online learning platform, which helps TVET colleges to overcome physical infrastructure constraints and improves students’ access to vocational education and training. The VC has just announced investment of R45 million ($2.9 million) into the edtech company. Read more
Funding In West Africa
Cameroon Secures US$18M New Joint Initiative From EIB And Société Générale
The initiative will include working capital, enable increased backing for investment projects and include more flexible disbursement conditions to reflect the acute and sudden challenges facing African business. The scheme is available immediately and will be managed by Société Générale in Cameroon. Read more
Funding In Emerging Market
TalentQL Raises $300k Pre-seed Funding Round
The African focused talent outsourcing and incubator company, TalentQL, has announced a successful raise of $300,000 in a pre-seed funding round led by the Lagos-based investment firm, Zedcrest Capital. This news comes after the startup recently launched with a premise to hire, develop, and manage remote talent for global companies. Read more
Four Ways To Make Startup And Corporate Relationships Work [Opinion]
But the idea of small businesses forging working relationships with big corporates is becoming increasingly more topical, with the potential for symbiotic relationships, says Ryan Cohen, the co-founder, and chief relationship officer at alternative lender Merchant Capital. Read more
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