Saturday, October 23, 2021

Sequoia & Stripe deal values company at $1.7bn

Sequoia Heritage and Stripe have partnered on a deal to back a series-A investment into an Africa-focused financial services technology company – in a...

US giant deal values company at $5bn

A US-based investor has backed a series-E investment in an emerging markets-focused financial technology services provider operating across seven African countries – in a...

Software deals reign

African venture capital deal-making in 2020 saw the software space emerge as the most popular space, delivering the largest deal volumes across all segments.

Top 15 VC Funds to Watch in 2021

As venture capital deal making heats up in Africa, LPs are presented with a diversity of funds that are looking to tap early-stage...

Africa VC deals hit record high

African venture capital deal-making has hit record high volumes bolstered by a frenzy of investment interest in Africa’s technology space. Early-stage...

Specialist investor partners with J&J on deal

A Specialist investor, backing a technology-based healthcare services distributor – investing alongside Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Foundation. Newtown Partners and J&J...

Tiger & Salesforce et al. in $170m deal

Tiger Global Management and Salesforce Ventures have backed a $170 million funding round in an Africa-focused financial services technology company, investing alongside a consortium...

Single country investor in edu deal

A country-focused investor has sealed a deal to acquire an undisclosed stake in an education provider based in Tunisia. INMA...

Specialist investor backs Omidyar company

A specialist investor has signed a deal to back a technology-based media company – which is backed by Omidyar Network, the investment platform of...

US investor lands 1st Africa deal

A US-based investor has landed its first Africa deal, backing a technology company focused on the logistics space, which is part-owned by GreenTec Capital...