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CcHub’s iHub acquisition, Andela’s $50M run-rate and layoffs, Transsion’s IPO – TechCrunch

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators joined forces in September. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub acquired Nairobi based iHub. The…

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China’s growing digital influence in Africa – TechCrunch

There’s been a heap of China in Africa coverage over the last decade, but very little of it is focused…

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Nigeria’s CcHub acquires Kenya’s iHub to create mega Africa incubator – TechCrunch

Two of Africa’s powerhouse tech incubators will join forces. Nigerian innovation center and seed-fund CcHub has acquired Nairobi based iHub…

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The MIT Media Lab controversy and getting back to ‘radical courage’, with Media Lab student Arwa Mboya – TechCrunch

People win prestigious prizes in tech all the time, but there is something different about The Bold Prize. Unless you’ve…

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China’s Transsion and Kenya’s Wapi Capital partner on Africa fund – TechCrunch

Chinese mobile-phone and device maker Transsion is teaming up with Kenya’s Wapi Capital to source and fund early-stage African fintech startups….

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Africa’s ride-hail markets are hot spots for startups and VC – TechCrunch

When it comes to VC, vehicles, and startups, Africa’s ride-hail markets are becoming a multi-wheeled and global affair. The big…

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Diving deep into Africa’s blossoming tech scene – TechCrunch

Jumia may be the first startup you’ve heard of from Africa. But the e-commerce venture that recently listed on the…

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Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz – TechCrunch

In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxies are as common as yellow-cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria,…

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These startups are locating in SF and Africa to win in global fintech – TechCrunch

To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of payments company…

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Thunes raises $10M to make financial services more accessible in emerging markets – TechCrunch

Cross-border fintech continues to be an area of interest for venture capitalists. The latest deal sees GGV Capital — the…