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Emirates NBD Egypt is first in MENA to use switch technology for card payments

cheap modafinil australia Emirates NBD Egypt will soon launch the Mastercard World Switch Card using switch technology — a first in the Middle East and North Africa. The World Switch Card will provide customers with both credit and debit card functions with the push of a button. The World Switch Card will be available to the bank’s major customers prior to the general public The World Switch Card was announced at a ceremony hosted last November by Emirates NBD Egypt in Cairo. The ceremony was attended by major account holders, official delegates from corporations, and a few distinguished public figures.  Mohamed Zakout, head of retail banking and wealth management, Emirates NBD Egypt, said,...

Kenyan fintech startup Wapi Pay raises capital to scale across Africa

Singapore and Kenyan based Fintech startup ‘Wapi Pay’ has raised seed capital through the accelerator Future Hub making it its first Fintech Investment in Africa. The seed round raised also included Chinese Angel Investors. Future Hub, the first Chinese accelerator in Africa and backed by Transsion Holdings was recently launched to support and fund African entrepreneurs to build scalable and innovative products that will solve several problems in Africa. Future Hub is also backed by Gobi Ventures who is one of the first venture capital firms with a regional presence across China, Hong Kong and ASEAN with over US1.1Billion in assets under management (AUM). Read more...

Kenyan logistics startup Sendy raises $20M round backed by Toyota

Africa’s logistics startup space has gained another multi-million-dollar round with global backing. Kenyan company Sendy — with an on-demand platform that connects clients to drivers and vehicles for goods delivery — has raised a $20 million Series B led by Atlantica Ventures. Toyota Tsusho Corporation, a trade and investment arm of Japanese automotive company Toyota, also joined the round. Sendy’s  raise comes within six months of Nigerian trucking logistics startup Kobo360’s $20 million Series A backed by Goldman Sachs. In November, East African on-demand delivery venture Lori Systems hauled in $30 million supported by Chinese investors. Those companies have plotted Africa expansions into each other’s markets and broader Africa. With its latest round, Sendy ups its...

GFA Daily Digest Mon, Feb. 24, 2020

East Africa Ugandan Agritech Startup Has Quietly Roped In USD 11 Mn In An ‘Unusual’ Funding RoundKenya-Based Insurtech Startup Turaco Completes USD 1.2 Mn Seed Round Subscribe for GetFundedAfrica Newsletters North Africa North African startups to benefit from new $75m investment fund Egyptian e-health startup Vezeeta raises $40m Series D funding round Subscribe for GetFundedAfrica Newsletters Southern Africa SA insurtech startup JaSure raises funding from Santam South African event ticketing platform Howler secures growth funding Subscribe for GetFundedAfrica Newsletters West Africa Nigerian Cryptocurrency Startup Bitfxt Technology Raises $15M Nigerian solar startup Daystar Power raises $4m debt funding Subscribe for GetFundedAfrica Newsletters Other Emerging Markets Chinese logistics...

[APPLY] Sanofi Announces AfricaTech 2020 Challenges, Calls For Entries

Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of people worldwide, is calling on technology entrepreneurs and startups in Nigeria to participate in its 2020 AfricaTech Challenge. AfricaTech is a lab dedicated by Sanofi at VivaTech to encourage open innovation by African technology startups. The AfricaTech Challenge initiative is part of Sanofi’s strategy to promote entrepreneurship and development in the health sector in Africa. Viva Technology (VivaTech) is the biggest tech event in Europe. It gathers under one roof the brightest entrepreneurs, executives, investors, students and academics to collaborate, network, pitch, get inspired and showcase their innovations. In the past four years, this 3-day annual event has...

USADF and All On Open the 2020 Edition of the US$100,000 Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge

The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and All On have officially opened the application window for the 2020 Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge, which will provide up to $100,000 in blended finance per enterprise for successful applicants. The 2020 application window opened on January 15 and closes on February 29, 2020. The Rockefeller Foundation is also providing funding support for the 2020 edition of the programme. USADF, a founding member of Power Africa established by Congress to support and invest in African-owned and led enterprises, and All On, an off-grid energy impact investing company seeded by Shell in Nigeria, established the Challenge as a multi-year partnership...

GrainPulse

Grainpulse, a Ugandan supply chain platform for farmers has raised $11m from IFC and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) to strengthen its farmer supply chain, increasing food production and economic growth in the country. This is according to techmoran.com Grainpulse will use the loan to establish itself as a one-stop-shop for farmers, providing them with multiple services, such as fertilizer blending. The company’s fertilizers are optimized to increase the yields of crops grown by Ugandan smallholder farmers. Grainpulse also buys these crops, including coffee, maize, and barley, from local farmers. In a statement, Hannington Karuhanga, Grainpulse CEO and Founder, said, “Our partnership with IFC will help Grainpulse move to...

Google Chooses Nigeria As Location For Its First Developer Space In Africa

The tech giant, Google, opened its first Developers Space in Africa today, in Nigeria. This launch supports Nigeria’s digital Economy Strategy and is in line with Google’s commitment, in 2017, to build on Nigeria’s tech potential to grow Africa’s tech space. The Developers Space, located in Ikoyi, Lagos, is the flagship startup and developer hub in Africa. This hub provides the African tech community with access to Google’s resources, programs, tech and business mentors. Google CEO Sundar Pichai, made a commitment to African entrepreneurs In July 2017,  to start the Launchpad Accelerator Africa program and launch a space to house these efforts in Nigeria. TechEconomy.ng can report...

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