US investor in data sharing deal

A US-based investor has backed a seed investment round into a Nigeria-based financial services technology company, that offers a data sharing platform.

Funds

GP attracts LP to co-investment fund

Learn Capital has received a commitment from a US-based development finance institution to its early-stage emerging markets-focused specialist co-investment vehicle. Learn...

People

Algebra Ventures hires from 500 Startups

Algebra Ventures has named Laila Hassan as general partner on its recently set up sophomore vehicle bringing her in from 500 Startups.

Analysis

Software deals reign

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

Data & Intelligence

CDC keeps Africa funds allocations on par

CDC’s commitments to Africa-focused funds have largely stayed on par, as the development...

Dutch LP backs 12 funds

SSA tops business reforms