Startups

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Tanda, a retail-tech startup from Kenya, has secured funding for regional expansion

Tanda, an agency banking startup in Kenya, will be expanding its operations across East Africa following it receiving VC funding. The startup also secured key partnerships with Mastercard and Interswitch.

Angola's Deya closes pre-seed financing round to grow crowdfunding platform

Deya will use their pre-seed investment to improve its platform in the coming months, to be more robust and with a better experience for users, as well as to implement its business model, thus starting to generate revenue to boost its growth.

Disappointment that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause isn't being extended

SAVCA is disappointed that the Section 12J VCC sunset clause is not being extended past 30 June 2021. South Africa's National Treasury is essentially withdrawing the incentive in its entirety rather than amending it.

Opportunity for those interested in South Africa’s cannabis industry

A new investment scheme announced in South Africa for people interested in investing in the cannabis industry. Silverleaf Investments has announced an investment opportunity for investors to take part in this offer.

USA-based startup Pngme has raised $3 million for further expansion across Africa

USA-based but Africa-focused fintech startup, Pngme, has announced that it has successfully concluded raising $3 million in VC funding which will help it further expand its offerings across Africa.

IoT startup using Artificial Intelligence to help grow South African avocados

Avocados are said to be among the most sensitive fruits to grow around the world. As such, SupPlant, an IoT startup, is using Artificial Intelligence to help grow South African avocados.

Partnership for virtual and physical payment cards in Nigeria

Nigeria's Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle, and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with Network International to power its recently launched payment card offering.