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GFA Daily Digest Monday, 21 December 2020

landward Funding In Western Africa Nigerian Tech Closes A Six-Figure Seed Round Indicina assists businesses in making smarter credit decisions. The data-driven platform is used to create credit rules and models as well as to understand credit assessment and scoring. Read more Opinion Corner 6 Factors Standing In The Way Of Expanding Your Business Below, you will find a list of some of the most common factors that prevent so many business owners from embracing the opportunity for business growth, as well as some advice on how to side-step these challenges with relative ease. Read more Click here to find out more! How A Tech Startup Can Thrive During A Crisis In the BiB app,...

Nigerian Tech Closes A Six-Figure Seed Round

Indicina, a Nigerian-based data-driven lending platform that aims to digitise the credit value chain has closed a six-figure seed round led by Green House Capital. Green House Capital, an investment company, led the fund with roughly 30% of the round.  The funding will be used for product expansion and deepening Indicina’s artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. Read also: Small Business Suggestions With Small Investment in Kenya Indicina assists businesses in making smarter credit decisions. The data-driven platform is used to create credit rules and models as well as to understand credit assessment and scoring.  The platform offers end-to-end loan portfolio management and loan collections that are used by banks, insurers, consumer-finance, and...

GFA Daily Digest Friday, 18 December 2020

Funding In Africa Umba, The Digital Bank For Africa Raises $2M In Funding To Expand In Nigeria & Kenya The $2 million seed round was from Ludlow Ventures and Lachy Groom, ex Head of Issuing at Stripe. Frontline Ventures and Act Venture Capital added to their previous investment in the company. Read more Funding In Western Africa Nigerian Fintech Startup OnePipe Secures $950k In Pre-seed Round For OnePipe being part of Techstars NYC 2020 Summer programme was a deal breaker. Apart from Y Combinator, Techstars accelerators are highly rated and strongly favour participating startups investment-wise. Read more Click here to find out more! Latest News Local Car Tech Startup Launches Drive-To-Buy Model The South African-founded...

Local Car Tech Startup Launches Drive-To-Buy Model

Car subscription marketplace FlexClub has launched the ‘Drive Now, Buy Later’ model in partnership with an SA car rental company, Avis. The new subscription service allows locals to purchase cars in Mexico and South African markets. The South African-founded automotive tech startup has created a platform that allows South Africans to purchase or rent vehicles at a subscription fee, which is all-inclusive of both insurance and maintenance.  Depending on the driving behaviour, subscribed members of FlexClub will receive a car that will decrease in purchase price over time. Read also: Netflix Names Strive Masiyiwa To Its Board In an official press release, Ramasela Ganda, CEO of Avis SA explains that the partnership...

Umba, The Digital Bank For Africa Raises $2M In Funding To Expand In Nigeria & Kenya

Umba, the digital bank for emerging markets has raised $2 million seed funding round to expand product capabilities in Kenya and Nigeria where it’s currently operating. The $2 million seed round was from Ludlow Ventures and Lachy Groom, ex Head of Issuing at Stripe. Frontline Ventures and Act Venture Capital added to their previous investment in the company. According to Umba’s CEO, Tiernan Kennedy, “From the outset we built our platform to serve multiple markets, currencies and payment infrastructures. This flexibility is an extremely important consideration as it’s much harder to upgrade your systems at a later date. For example bank and debit card penetration is high...

Nigerian Fintech Startup OnePipe Secures $950k In Pre-seed Round

OnePipe, a Nigerian fintech startup has secured a US$950,000 pre-seed funding round to implement its “banking as a service” solution. With the funding, the startup plans to expand its user base.  “All of us on the OnePipe team are firm believers in the open banking movement and what we believe it can do for financial services adoption in the world. While we are actively participating with the Open Banking Nigeria group to bring awareness and drive policy around it, we have created a gateway that pools APIs from multiple sources together under a unified specification that can very easily be refined to fit the final standards once the...

GFA Daily Digest Thursday, 17 December 2020

Funding In Africa Ride-Hailing Startup, Bolt, Founded By A 19-Year Old Raises Another $182m To Invade Its African Market Mobility startups in Africa are in for a rollercoaster ride as a leading player in the African digital mobility sector, Estonia-headquartered Bolt (formerly Taxify) has just raised another $182 million to tackle its African market. Read more Latest News Netflix Names Strive Masiyiwa To Its Board Masiyiwa is the founder and executive chairman of Econet Global, a telecommunications company that operates across Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America which offers phone, broadband, and satellite service, and is also a major provider of mobile payments. Read more Click here to find out more! West African Tech...

West African Tech Startup Expands Offering

West African startup and ‘African Super App’, Gozem has partnered with  Asia Africa Investment & Consulting (AAIC), the investment manager for Africa Healthcare Fund to launch a new health-based service that targets the Francophone sub-Saharan African market via the app.  The partnership follows the recent investment into Gozem’s pre-series A round from AAIC and will enable access to healthcare for Africans in the Francophone sub-Saharan region.  Read also: SA Fintech Launches Prepaid Virtual Card For SMEs In an official press release, Shigeru Handa, Director of AAIC explains that the Gozem is a leading app in Africa that will accelerate the accessibility for Africans within the healthcare system. “Gozem is one of the most...

Ride-Hailing Startup, Bolt, Founded By A 19-Year Old Raises Another $182m To Invade Its African Market

Mobility startups in Africa are in for a rollercoaster ride as a leading player in the African digital mobility sector, Estonia-headquartered Bolt (formerly Taxify) has just raised another $182 million to tackle its African market. “This round was the first time we raised with most of the previous round still in the bank, despite the pressures of Covid” he said. “This shows the frugality of the company. Due to lockdowns, we were not as aggressive as we would have liked to be, so financially we are now in a very good position for 2021,” comments 25-year-old Markus Villig, CEO of Bolt. Read also: Amazon Comes To North Africa, Launches...

Netflix Names Strive Masiyiwa To Its Board

ZIMBABWE – American over-the-top content platform and production company Netflix, has appointed Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to its board, adding its first African director as it looks to new markets for future growth. Masiyiwa is the founder and executive chairman of Econet Global, a telecommunications company that operates across Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America which offers phone, broadband, and satellite service, and is also a major provider of mobile payments. Masiyiwa brings a fresh set of connections and experience as the first African — and the third international media executive — to join Netflix’s board in recent years. Read also: Tony Elumelu Foundation, EU To invest €20 Million...

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