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Daily Digest Thursday, 14 May 2020

Funding In Southern Africa

Absa invests in SA startup stock exchange A2X Markets

SA startup stock exchange A2X Markets has netted an undisclosed amount in investment from Absa bank. Read more

Loon signs deal to expand commercial internet service to Mozambique

Loon,  the Alphabet -owned company that’s using stratospheric balloons to provide high-speed bandwidth to hard-to-serve areas without strong ground infrastructure, has signed a new deal with carrier Vodacom  to expand its offering in Africa to Mozambique. Read more…

Funding In East Africa

Villgro Kenya awards $150k to 12 startups fighting COVID-19 in Africa

Nairobi-based incubator and impact investor Villgro Kenya has awarded US$150,000 in grant funding to 12 startups from East Africa with technologies and innovations that could help in testing, monitoring and managing aspects of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more

Call For Applications

[Apply] Startups In Somalia Are Invited To Apply To Innovate Ventures’ $30k Somali Accelerator Programme

Early stage startups based in the Somali region are invited to apply to Innovate Ventures accelerator programme, which offers up to US$30,000 in equity investment. Read more

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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