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French hydrogen startup HySiLabs raises €13m Series A funding to accelerate growth
Published: 02-02-2023 | 13:16:00 | By: Pie Kamau
HySiLabs, the novel hydrogen transport and storage technology developer, announced €13 million Series A financing led by Equinor Ventures, and joined by the European Innovation Council Fund, EDP Ventures and PLD Automobile.


12 African startups selected for Techstars Accelerator program in Lagos, Nigeria
Published: 02-02-2023 | 12:49:00 | By: Pie Kamau
ARM Labs Lagos Techstars Accelerator, a Lagos-based program to build early-stage African fintech and proptech startups has announced its inaugural class. The cohort is made up of ten Nigerian and two Kenyan startups, with 50% female CEOs. 


Raven Indigenous Capital Partners closes $100m venture capital fund to support native American entrepreneurs
Published: 02-02-2023 | 12:40:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Raven Indigenous Capital Partners announced the final closing of a $100 million Indigenous venture capital fund that provides patient capital and a culturally grounded community of support.


Google opens new accelerator program for women founders in Africa
Published: 02-02-2023 | 12:22:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Google has announced an accelerator program aimed at providing resources and opportunities for women founders in Africa.


Deep-tech startup KrossLinker develops cost-effective aerogel insulation to accelerate energy efficiency adoption
Published: 02-02-2023 | 12:08:45 | By: Pie Kamau
KrossLinker, an energy-efficiency-focused deep-tech advanced material startup, is designing and developing the world's most insulating nanomaterial, aerogel, that is low-cost, environmentally friendly, and scalable.


Kenyan rural Internet Service Provider Mawingu raises $9m to scale its operations across the country
Published: 02-02-2023 | 11:33:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Rural Internet Service Provider (ISP), Mawingu has raised $9 million in Series B funding to scale its operations across Kenya.


Spotcovery, serving as a bridge between African Americans and Africans, launches optimization tool on site
Published: 01-02-2023 | 14:22:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Spotcovery, the innovative media platform that connects descendants of the African continent while promoting culture, creativity, entrepreneurship and economic growth, has launched the Slickstream optimization tool.


German startup Maya Climate closes €1.2m pre-seed funding round to accelerate growth
Published: 01-02-2023 | 12:16:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Maya Climate, a Berlin-based global project financing platform for natural capital projects, announced a pre-seed funding of €1.2m led by Germany’s High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), one of Europe’s leading seed investors.


Portuguese startup Coverflex closes €15m Series A round to expand its Compensation OS in Europe
Published: 01-02-2023 | 11:57:00 | By: Pie Kamau
Portuguese startup Coverflex closed €15m Series A round, to expand its Compensation OS in yet another European market, the Italian one!


TBD Health raises $4.4m seed round to expand its hybrid sexual healthcare offerings
Published: 01-02-2023 | 11:35:00 | By: Pie Kamau
TBD Health, a sexual healthcare provider revolutionizing the medical landscape through unparalleled digital and in-person clinical care, announced a $4.4 million seed round.