Saturday, October 23, 2021

Quona backs fintech deal

US-based specialist investor, Quona Capital, has signed a deal to back a series-A investment round into an emerging market-focused financial services technology company.

Funds

JP Morgan Africa fund targets 500 companies

JP Morgan’s recently launched South Africa-focused investment vehicle is looking to back about 500 early-stage companies across the country. Abadali...

Côte d’Ivoire GP attracts LP

VC investor touches 1st close

People

EAVCA co-head steps down

The East Africa Private Equity & Venture Capital Association’s (EAVCA) co-head and executive director, Esther Ndeti has stepped down from the role, after over...

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