Spotlight: In Brief

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How Nigerian startups are digitizing payments in the country’s trickiest verticals

A look at three startups digitizing payments in sectors where Nigerians struggle to go cashless.

March 2024

Jumia’s road to recovery: A CEO’s bold moves to stop the company’s bleeding

Under new leadership, Jumia has taken aggressive steps to reign in spending and cut cash burn.

February 2024

The five boldest African tech business moves of 2023

Fortune favors the bold. Here are five of the boldest business moves of 2023 across Africa’s tech ecosystem.

January 2024

Three takeaways from Africa’s ten largest fintech fundraises of 2023

75% of the equity raised by African fintechs in 2023 went to just ten companies. Here are three insights about fintech in Africa today from that list.

January 2024

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

44 women founders of VC-funded fintechs in Nigeria

Men dominate fintech across the world. But here are forty-four women executives setting the pace in Nigeria's fintech sector.

March 2023