Tage Kene-Okafor

TechCrunch Japan

Vendease, a food procurement platform for African restaurants, nabs $30M led by Partech Africa and TLcom

When Vendease launched in January 2020, it wanted to solve the challenges and inefficiencies in Nigeria’s highly fragmen...
TechCrunch Japan

Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX allows investors to access capital markets outside their countries, raises $1.6M

African capital markets exist in silos, as various exchanges within the continent are often inaccessible to investors ou...
TechCrunch Japan

Ivorian fintech Julaya gets $5M to become banking partner for businesses in Francophone Africa

Ivorian payments-led fintech startup Julaya has extended its pre-Series A round by $5 million. The company, which facili...
TechCrunch Japan

Byld Ventures, a $15M fund, backs fintechs in Africa

Two years before Youcef Oudjidane co-founded Sudanese fintech Bloom after failing to find startups tackling currency dep...
TechCrunch Japan

What has KOBO360 been up to in the last 2 years?

Before fintechs became the standouts of the African tech ecosystem, it was startups in the online logistics and transpor...
TechCrunch Japan

Nigerian financial management app for merchants Kippa bags $8.4M in new funding

Kippa, the Nigerian startup improving the lifecycle of small businesses across the country with its financial management...
TechCrunch Japan

Pan-African “gender equal investor“ Janngo Capital hits first close of €60M fund

After stints at Jumia as its former managing director at its Nigerian office and founding CEO of its Ivorian office, Fat...
TechCrunch Japan

Founders of well-funded Egyptian B2B startup Capiter fired following fraud allegations

Last September, Egyptian startup Capiter raised $33 million in Series A funding to compete in the country’s growing B2B ...
TechCrunch Japan

Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes $2M pre-seed as it scales to new markets

Africa is the world’s third fastest-growing crypto market, with crypto adoption increasing by more than 1,200% over the ...
TechCrunch Japan

YC’s latest batch cuts African startup presence by more than half

Last month, Y Combinator said that it had intentionally reduced its summer cohort by 40%. According to the accelerator, ...
タイトルとURLをコピーしました