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.

Tunisian investor in logistics deal

A Tunisian investor has backed a technology-based logistics company that is raising capital to meet market demand linked to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

ShEquity lands first deal

Mauritius-based investor ShEquity has sealed its first deal, backing a Kenya-based financial services technology company. The investor has injected capital...

SA CVC backs PE company

A South Africa-based firm has invested in a Kenya-based private equity-backed technology company focused on the logistics space – structuring the deal through its...

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...

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...

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...

SA investor in industrials deal

RMB Ventures is mulling over plans to back an industrials company based in South Africa, Eureka D.I.Y Solutions (Eureka).

Consortium & Toyota in series-B deal

A consortium of investors has partnered with Japan-based holding company Toyota Tsusho Corporation to back a $9.3 million series-B investment into Powerhive, a Kenya-based...