Rwanda’s Toto Safi And Nigeria’s Well Of Science Among Finalists In £1.1m Afri-Plastics Challenge

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June 30, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

The winner will take home the first prize of £750 000 in January 2023, with the runner-up receiving £250000 and third place winning £100 000. read more


Huzaif Alhassan: The Founder Producing Traditionally Vibrant Socks In West Africa


June 29, 2022, 1 p.m.

Huzaif Alhassan is the founder and CEO of Afrisocks, a global e-commerce fashion start-up. Huzaif grew up in Nima, an underdeveloped community in Accra many consider a slum. read more


MEST Express Accelerator Opens Applications For Sustainable Startups In Ghana

June 21, 2022, 11:47 a.m.

MEST Africa, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, has opened applications for the first cohort of the MEST Express accelerator, focused on accelerating startups within the sustainable technology solutions sector. read more


Ghana’s Fido To Scale Into The Ugandan Market With Its $30M Series A Round


June 21, 2022, 11:04 a.m.

Given this, the round will allow Fido to add savings and payment products to its services later this year and fuel its entry into the Ugandan market. read more


Four Funding Opportunities For Africans


June 10, 2022, 9:16 a.m.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) fourth edition is now accepting applications from entrepreneurs in 200 countries who want to participate in the world's most extensive startup support program and pitch competition. read more


Klasha Closes $4.5M Seed Round Proceeds To Expand Into Five More Countries


June 8, 2022, 12:06 p.m.

Klasha, a San Francisco and Lagos-based technology company transforming cross-border African commerce, has announced that it has raised an additional $2.1 million fundraise – to complete its $4.5 million seed round. read more