Mombasa’s young innovators addressing marine plastic pollution caught the attention of King Charles III and Queen Camilla during their royal visit to Kenya.
Women-owned startups Tiamat Sciences and BIOMILQ collaborate towards a scalable, cost-effective future for sustainable biotechnology
RevRoad Capital announced a $61 million final close of its first fund.
QuoteWell has announced the launch of its brokerage operations.
xtype, the agile software delivery company, has secured $10.8m additional funding.
Quantum Systems has announced the completion of €63.6m Series B funding.
Kota, an all-in-one platform to automate insurance, has raised €5m seed round.
Circu Li-ion has announced the closing of a €8.5m seed financing round.
Fintech company, Skipify, has announced a strategic investment from Samsung Next.
TodayPay has emerged from stealth mode to unveil payment technology solution.
Protos Labs announced a successful seed round funding of SGD $3m.
Cecilian Partners has secured growth capital from Dallas-based VC firm Perot Jain.
Bisly has closed a €3.6 million round of fundraising.
RespirAI Medical has entered into a collaboration with Mayo Clinic for developing a wearable AI-based home monitoring platform for respiratory diseases.
Mudrex announced the launch of Saber.Money to offer services to B2B clients.
Roofr, a roofing technology startup, has raised $23.5m in funding.
Hivebrite has raised a $37m Series B funding round.
Cloover has closed an oversubscribed €7 million pre-seed investment round.
Cerebrum Tech has secured an investment of $1.8m, valuing the company at $15m.
Cohere has selected NetSuite to support its mission to empower enterprises.
Flanks, an API for automated wealth services, has secured $8m Series A round.
Reality Defender announced it has raised $15 million in Series A funding.
Meeranda, an AI solutions provider, announced it has joined the NVIDIA Inception.
HeartX has selected five startups that will participate in the 2023 accelerator program.
Par Equity has announced the launch of its new venture fund.
Getsafe has entered into an agreement to acquire French insurtech Luko.
EIF and Invoier have partnered to provide SMEs with better access to funding.
Webel, the app that brings any service to your doorstep, has raised €2.1m.
Kuramo Capital Management has announced plans to invest $150m in female-led enterprises.
Tripplo has closed its seed funding extension round with $1.8m equity investment.
KindWorks.AI has closed an oversubscribed pre-seed round over $1.5m.
Treepz is introducing an insurance program for car rentals in Africa.
Capalo AI has raised €500K funding to further develop its virtual power plant.
Immutable will work with AWS to accelerate the on-boarding of game studios to Web3.
KINO announced $2m oversubscribed pre-seed funding round.
Bedrock Energy has announced $8.5 million in seed capital.
Sony has launched ''Sony Innovation Fund: Africa" to support the growth of the entertainment businesses in Africa.
Intento announced a $8 million Series A funding round led by Somersault Ventures.
Aclid announced the closing of an oversubscribed seed financing of $3.3 million.
CARE has appointed Kay Oswald as the new CEO.
NVCA has announced significant updates to five of its premier model legal documents.
Workfully has raised €1.2m seed round to fuel its product growth and expand its team.
French insurtech startup Orus has raised €11 million in Series A funding.
Shakti Ventures is on a mission to invest in revolutionary startups within the femtech industry.
Dwellr has secured $500K in funding led by Move Venture Capital and Invest Nebraska.
Plug and Play has announced the final batch of startups for its Silicon Valley programs.
AI is set to become the most prolific and impactful technology trend in the world.
Harpie has launched a Wallet Monitoring tool that provides real-time threat detection for crypto wallets.
MarketLeap has secured €1.5m funding.
Relocalize has raised $2.5m in the initial closing of $3.5m seed round.
Vyzer, a digital wealth management platform, has raised a seed round of $6.3m.
London-based Lottie has raised £16.35m Series A funding round.
Vistry has announced the launch of its Conversational AI platform, LumoChat.
Singapore-based fintech startup CrossFund, has raised its fourth funding round.
Gebrüder Weiss has started to provide zero-emission deliveries to end customers.
Aampe the AI-native user engagement platform, announced a $7.5m pre-series A funding round.
Treetoscope has closed $7m seed round.
Plug and Play Alberta has announced 73 startups for the Fall cohort.
Creatopy, the AI-driven creative automation platform, has raised $10m Series A funding.
scnd, the trailblazing French SaaS solution, announced a €4m funding round backed by 42Cap and Partech.
Startup Wise Guys announced the launch of Growth Ukraine programme.
BFA Global, FSD Africa, and IUCN have launched the Africa Blue Wave.
Mews has announced its acquisition of Nomi, a Nashville-based hospitality startup.
e-Commerce inventory platform Centro, announced a $2m in pre-seed funding.
Cordis has completed the acquisition of MedAlliance, a Swiss medical device startup.
Brite Payments has announced a $60m funding round.
EdgeCortix announced the closing of a $20m funding round.
At One Ventures announced the close of a $375m second fund.
Allium Data announced the close of $750k pre-seed funding round.
Epson is expanding its third Innovation Challenge for developers and startups.
Copenhagen-based IT management platform Marts, has secured €1.75m funding.
Stanley Capital Partners has announced a strategic investment in Roboyo.
Unitary has raised $15m in a Series A round to scale its AI video classification technology.
Providence announced that Praia Health is the next incubated technology.
Magnitude Digital is launching the Magnitude Digital Startup Grant.
Applied Ventures selected seven deeptech startups during its fourth cohort program.
Cardata has announced a new round of growth investment.
MeetingPackage has secured a $4.6m Series A round.
Centre for Teacher Accreditation recently launched its enhanced native app, CENTA.
Prompt AI, a startup harnessing the power of large language models to democratize access to computer vision, raised $5m seed funding.
German power tools manufacturer, STIHL East Africa, has reported a significant increase in revenue in its first year of operation since upgrading its marketing office to a fully-fledged sales subsidiary.
Kamino Retail announced a pre-seed funding of €1.25m from business angels.
The Swedish Ark Kapital has appointed Annika Falkengren to its Board of Directors.
Lumi announced the closing of its seed funding round.
Maryland-based biotech company Deka Biosciences, has closed $20m financing.
Senser has emerged from stealth with $9.5m in seed funding.
Revio has announced a seed investment round of $5.2m.
Doceree, the global network of physician-only platforms for programmatic messaging, announced a $35m Series B round.
UnitX has announced a $5m investment from SE Ventures.
BrightNight has been named as top U.S. startup by LinkedIn.
MassChallenge FinTech has opened applications for its sixth fintech accelerator program.
Ondorse, a business KYC solution, has raised €3.8m seed round.
Kruze Consulting has analyzed banking data from 400+ startups.
Kolena has secured $15 million in a Series A funding.
SUNeVision has announced the launch of its first startup programme.
Backbase announced its strategic partnership with FrankieOne.
Giftpack AI announced the completion of its seed round led by Chang Hai Lin.
Swedish startup QA.tech has raised $1m in pre-seed funding round.
According to the company, the journey to empower Kenyan consumers with convenient and accessible financing options has been met with enthusiasm from customers and the private capital markets.
BCC's newly released report unveils the extraordinary impact of AI on pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
Techstars, a pre-seed and early stage venture capital firm, has announced its investment in ILUMA AI.
The Google for Startups Growth Academy: AI for Health has unveiled its 2023 cohort.
IFC has invested $3.4m equity investment in African e-Commerce platform ANKA.
Genus AI, a generative AI platform, has secured over $6m in a seed round extension
Hexagon has announced the nine startups chosen for its third Sixth Sense cohort.
Unitus Ventures announced it is joining forces with its US affiliate Capria Ventures.
Leading organisations are augmenting their source-to-pay processes with AI
Flapmax announced the twelve companies selected for FAST Accelerator program.
Openvolt has raised a pre-seed round of €1.5m led by Cavalry Ventures.
Kayna insurtech has closed a €1m pre-seed funding round.
HealNow has announced a $5.5m seed round led by Bonfire Ventures.
Amid rapid digital transformation across the workforce, nearly two-thirds of business leaders believe AI will spur the creation of new jobs.
HiddenLayer, the security provider for AI models and assets, has raised $50 million in Series A funding.
7Summits Founder Paul Stillmank and industry veterans have announced the launch of 7Rivers.
BitX Capital has introduced an innovative solution for budding entrepreneurs.
Fuze has unveiled a record-breaking seed round of $14 million.
Turaco, the Kenyan insurtech startup, has acquired MicroEnsure Ghana from MIC Global.
Plan A has closed $27m funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Indigo Ag has raised $250m to drive innovation and sustainability.
Electrification in the US is at an earlier stage than other regions globally.
Yurts announced a $16 million Series A to support its acceleration into the market.
Five Kenyan cleantech startups have been selected for the 3rd cohort of JICA.
Defence AI company Helsing, announced it has raised €209m Series B funding.
Hyundai Mobis is expanding its investments in global startups.
The two-year career development program aims to grow a pool of confident and capable mid-career African women to lead policy changes to improve African smallholders’ livelihoods, particularly women.
Urbanoid has developed an innovative technology for marketers to target ads.
Nigerian mobility startup Mecho Autotech raises $2.4m, ventures into wholesale spare parts distribution
Nigerian mobility startup Mecho Autotech, has closed $2.4m pre-Series A investment.
Venture Capital Veterans announced the launch of Touring Capital.
Celesta Capital has appointed Anita Rehman as Partner.
Ugandan agritech startup Emata has raised $2.4 million in seed funding.
Plug and Play and Visa have launched Inclusive Fintech Accelerator program.
Artlist has launched a 100K Fund, a unique one-time grant offered to creators.
Refilled, a climate tech startup, has been launched.
Pink Shark PR has launched first of its kind Startup Press Accelerator program.
Treefera announced the successful closure of a $2.2 million pre-seed funding round.
Mythic Protocol has closed an oversubscribed $6.5 million seed round.
London-based Q-Bot has raised €4 million to insulate people’s homes with robotics and AI.
Fintech startup N5 has secured the backing of a number of high profile investors.
Binalyze has raised $19m Series A round of funding.
The Catalyst Fund has reached the first close of its targeted $40m fund.
Mathpresso has raised $8m from Korea's telecom giant, KT.
Healthtech startup Bonatra has launched Wearable Smart Rings.
Hadrius has secured $2m in seed funding to automate SEC compliance.
Open Cosmos has raised $50m in Series B funding.
African tech investors will not invest follow-on funding in a startup failing to provide regular reporting updates.
Fine art-focused tech startup TRLab, has raised $5m in seed round funding.
Start WellTech has opened a call for market-ready mental health and wellness startups.
Enklu has announced the appointment of Mike Spertus as the new CTO.
Blooming Health announced the close of an oversubscribed $4.2m seed round
AI has certainly been hitting the headlines in 2023.
We Venture Capital, the venture capital operation of Werfen, announced its launch.
Taurean Surgical has announced a significant pre-seed funding round.
The Embassy of Ireland in South Africa has opened applications for the Irish Tech Challenge 2023.
Novatron Fusion announced the successful closure of its seed round, raising €5m.
EIT InnoEnergy has successfully completed its private placement round of over €140m.
ReOrbit has completed an oversubscribed Seed funding round for $7.4 million
ZAC has achieved precise 3D descriptions and measurements for US Air Force.
Josys announced a successful Series B funding round of $93 million.
AI has emerged as a defining trend in today's business arena.
Harmonya announced a $20m Series A, bringing total funding to $25 million.
New technologies are now ingrained in our lives.
Rockset has raised $44 million bringing total capital raised to $105 million.
Nevia Bio completes $3m seed round to build a platform for early detection of women-related diseases
Nevia Bio has completed $3.1m seed round.
Miri, the first-of- its-kind AI health and wellness platform, has announced its public beta launch.
jbrds has subscribed a modest seed round of $500k, establishing a $5,000,000 valuation.
Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Venture Capital has joined nT-Tao's Series A funding round.
The One Campaign is urging all leaders to use this pivotal moment to unite around a shared pan-African agenda – one that brings justice and prosperity.
STIHL East Africa has announced plans to introduce battery powered products in the East African Market as the firm celebrates its one year anniversary in the region.
Lipa Later Group is a global trailblazing innovator recognized as one of Africa's Fastest-Growing Fintech Companies by the Financial Times that continues to reshape the finance, payments, and e-commerce landscape in Africa.
Parisian Digital mental health platform Teale, has raised €10m second round of funding.
To fuel its growth over the next two years, Cikisi has raised €2.7 million this summer.
Liviri is launching its first-ever e-Grocer grant program – an initiative that will award resources to an independent grocer.
Vouch, a pioneer in business insurance for VC-backed startups, unveils Vouch Horizon.
Chai Research is offering salaries exceeding $875K to compete with OpenAI.
Claret European Growth Capital has participated in investing €75m into Abivax.
Crowdworks will be listed on the Korean KOSDAQ market via SPAC merger.
Mediafly announced $80 million investment led by BIP Ventures.
Rho has completed a transaction to have Capital, the founder-friendly fundraising and banking platform, join Rho.
Gresham House Ventures has completed a £5m investment into Branchspace
Investment in the medical devices segment of Africa’s startup space has the potential to hit $259 billion by 2030. Currently, the sector has attracted $500 million in investments.
AI has revolutionized fintech by enabling innovative solutions.
Geek Ventures announced the close of Geek Ventures Fund I, LP.
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MEST Africa has opened applications for its 2023 Challenge Startup Pitch Competition for African startups.
Videobot, a Finnish SaaS startup, has raised €2 million in seed funding.
LemFi (formerly Lemonade Finance), has raised $33 million Series A round.
Aily Labs has raised €19 million in a Series A round
Mendoza Ventures has launched a new non-profit, Mendoza Impact.
Poor posture can lead to a whole range of problems – from neck and back pains to even heartburn and constipation.
ZENCE OBJECT has secured $2.5m from the AEF Greater Bay Area Fund (AEF GBA).