US investor in $23m crypto deal

A US-based investor has signed a $23 million deal to back an early-stage investment into a Kenya-based financial services technology company –...

Funds

Japanese player hits 1st close on Africa fund

Japan-based investor, Asia Africa Investment and Consulting (AAIC) has touched first close on its sophomore Africa-focused fund. The investor...

People

VC investor beats target by 50%

US-based HOF Capital has sailed to final close its sophomore emerging markets-focused venture capital vehicle, beating its target by 50%. The investor...

DFI VC head departs

Analysis

Software deals reign

African venture capital deal-making in 2020 saw the software space emerge as the...

Data & Intelligence