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IFC invests $10.5 million in new 4DX Ventures Fund to support tech startups in Africa
Published: 19-04-2024 | 17:15:53 | By: Bob Koigi
Africa is among the regions least served by venture capital, receiving just 2% of global venture deal volume in the third quarter of 2023.


Aramco expands global venture capital programme with $4 billion funds injection
Published: 19-04-2024 | 17:13:42 | By: Bob Koigi
It will take Aramco's overall venture capital allocation to $7.5bn, which also includes the $500 million venture capital fund Wa'ed Ventures that focuses on the start-up ecosystem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Channel 4 launches initiative targeting entrepreneurs who are overlooked by venture capitalists
Published: 19-04-2024 | 17:09:37 | By: Bob Koigi
Channel 4 is launching Untapped, a ground-breaking commercial initiative to invest in entrepreneurs who have traditionally been overlooked by the VC ecosystem.


HAVAÍC leads a R12 million investment in South African startup RNR
Published: 19-04-2024 | 17:07:51 | By: Bob Koigi
South African-born RNR provides truck fleet managers and truck OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) with on-demand breakdown support.


Orange launches Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East to encourage entrepreneurship
Published: 19-04-2024 | 17:05:11 | By: Bob Koigi
Since 2011, the OSVP prize has been rewarding innovative start-up projects that use and develop new technologies to make a positive impact in Africa and the Middle East






Somite raises $5.3m to incorporate AI in stem cell therapy
Published: 18-04-2024 | 14:03:00 | By: Pie Kamau


DivInc launches Spring 2024 Sports Tech Accelerator program
Published: 18-04-2024 | 12:00:00 | By: Pie Kamau