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Daily Digest Monday, 11 May 2020

Funding In West Africa

Nigeria’s Helium Health raises $10m in Series-A round [Update]

Nigerian healthtech Helium Health has raised $10-million in a Series-A funding round co-led by UAE-based investor Global Ventures and Singapore and Nairobi headquartered Africa Healthcare Masterfund (AAIC). Read more

Funding In North Africa

Azur Partners Launches A $35m Innovation Fund To Invest In Morroccan Startups

Azur Innovation Management, a subsidiary of Azur Partners has launched a $35 million Innovation Fund to invest in Moroccan startups. The public-private fund targets Moroccan companies with less than 18 months of activity, “having a proven innovative product / service concept with successful marketing” Read more

Funding Against COVID-19

Nigeria Approves Research Grants For Startups With Digital Solutions To COVID-19

Agencies under Nigeria ‘s Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy have been directed to set up research grants for startups with promising innovative solutions that will help in the fight against COVID-19. Read more

Call For Applications

[APPLY] For The ITU Innovation Challenge 2020

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched applications for the 2020 Innovation Challenges. Read more

Conferences: Sept- Nov

Get Funded Africa’s South, East, West Event List

The GFA team compiled a list of must attend events happening between September- November. The majority of there events are for individuals in connectivity infrastructure, disruptive technologies, digital services or ICT strategy, these events are the BEST events to network, learn and get deals done. Check out the list here

GetFundedAfrica is a technology-based, business information platform operated by Afriscaper Research & Consulting Limited with a mission to reduce barriers to funding for African businesses. GFA matches investor ready, African & African-Diaspora owned companies with global investors, leveraging market research, industry data and news aggregation

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