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Jan
17
This week's top startup news and venture capital deals across emerging markets

This week's top startup news and venture capital deals across emerging markets

Here is a roundup of the week's most important startup news and venture capital deals across emerging markets globally from
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Jan
16
The Draft: Lipa Later, SeamlessHR, Anka, Bfree, Lead School, Pluang, Curefoods, Muvin, Recykal, IppoPay, Koinworks, Tul, Pentera, Placer, and Dawul

The Draft: Lipa Later, SeamlessHR, Anka, Bfree, Lead School, Pluang, Curefoods, Muvin, Recykal, IppoPay, Koinworks, Tul, Pentera, Placer, and Dawul

We tracked more than 30 tech funding deals across emerging markets worth over $1.5 billion, with companies in Africa and Asia alone raising over $1 billion.
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Jan
12
πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ Nigerian Cloud-based HR tech startup raises $10 million in Series A

πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬ Nigerian Cloud-based HR tech startup raises $10 million in Series A

Lagos-based Human Resources (HR) and payroll technology company, SeamlessHR says it has raised $10 million in a Series A funding
1 min read
Jan
11
Cyberattacks increased by 50% with Africa as the most targeted region in 2021

Cyberattacks increased by 50% with Africa as the most targeted region in 2021

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Jan
05
The Draft: mPharma, Brankas, Gahez, Udaan, Fractal, PineLabs, Exotel, Timo, Siemplify, and Verofax

The Draft: mPharma, Brankas, Gahez, Udaan, Fractal, PineLabs, Exotel, Timo, Siemplify, and Verofax

This week on The Draft, we curated startup and VC deals across emerging markets and covered India's cybersecurity market, China's plan for AI, blockchain, and robotics, and Russia's latest efforts on cryptocurrency.
11 min read
Jan
04
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬ Egypt-based e-commerce startup raises $2 million

πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡¬ Egypt-based e-commerce startup raises $2 million

1 min read
Jan
04
πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ South Africa-based data centre operator acquired at a $3.5 billion valuation

πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ South Africa-based data centre operator acquired at a $3.5 billion valuation

As new and existing subsea cable systems encircle Africa offering low-latency access from the east and west coasts of Africa to Europe and Asia, the tremendous expected future growth of digital infrastructure in Africa is mind-blowing.
2 min read
Jan
03
πŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ Kenyan Fintech startup raises $2 million in seed funding

πŸ‡°πŸ‡ͺ Kenyan Fintech startup raises $2 million in seed funding

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Dec
16
EIB-backed women-led investment fund Alitheia IDF closes its $100 million fund

EIB-backed women-led investment fund Alitheia IDF closes its $100 million fund

Africa’s first women-led and women-focused private equity fund AlitheiaIDF has finally closed its $100 million fund, with the European
1 min read
Dec
15
The Draft: Nigerian EdTech platform Edukoya raises $3.5 million in pre-Seed round, and more

The Draft: Nigerian EdTech platform Edukoya raises $3.5 million in pre-Seed round, and more

The Draft is a weekly news series that brings you the most important tech news across key emerging markets in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East from the Techloy News Team.
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