CFO automation: An unsexy but lucrative corner of African fintech

Sometimes, the driest-sounding businesses are the most promising. And leveraging technology to streamline finance operations of African businesses is one of those gems.

July 2023

Platforms are the future of Africa’s mobile money agents

Agent networks play a critical role in bringing financial services to underserved populations across Africa. But the industry is shifting towards 'agent-networks-as-a-service' offered by larger players.

July 2023

50 African tech startups raised ~$100M in June

Here’s a snapshot of the equity & debt fundraising deals announced across Africa’s tech ecosystem in June 2023.

July 2023

Meet the 25 African startups receiving $4M from Google this year

Here are the startups selected to receive $150,000 each in grant funding as part of the 2023 Google for Startups Black Founders Fund: Africa program.

June 2023

Here’s what happened across Africa’s tech ecosystem in April

From fundraising to M&A to the continued impact of the market downturn on African startups, here’s what you need to know.

May 2023

Venture-scale startups targeting Africa should start with a multi-country mindset

Most African markets are relatively small and many are highly uncertain — a reality that often necessitates geographic expansion; early recognition & preparation is paramount.

May 2023