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Daily Digest Monday, 25 May 2020

Call For Applications

[APPLY] For Digital Francophone African Startups And SMES

With the explosion of the COVID-19 epidemic and the resulting global economic crisis, particularly affecting startups and SMEs on the African continent, the GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation and the French Development Agency are strengthening their mission to support the local ecosystem and encourage startups to respond to this call for applications. Read more

Funding In Southern Africa

After Years In Search Of Funding, South Africa’s Ed-tech Startup Syafunda Raises $140k Funding To Scale

At a time when the coronavirus virus pandemic has disrupted school systems across Africa, South African ed-tech startup Syafunda has raised ZAR2.5 million (US$140,000) in new funding to enable it scale and respond faster to increasing demand. Read more

Opinion Corner

Reasons Why Your Startup Is Still Not Getting Investment

This is probably the most discouraging thing in the startup ecosystem. You’ve got a beautiful slide-deck, passion for your work, have talked with VC’s, but you still can’t seem to get anyone to commit. Read More

Discovery

How Waste Is Turning To Wealth Across Africa

The objective of turning Africa’s huge waste into value has been the driving force behind the establishment of what is fast becoming the continent’s most expansive waste recycling firm called Recyclan. The company is focusing on a dual pronged business ideology of creating an environmental sustainable society while creating wealth at same time. Read more

Funding In Other Emerging Markets

ASOdesk Raises $1M in Funding

ASOdesk, a Moscow, Russia-based company that is focused on helping app developers make their mobile apps more discoverable in both the iOS and Android app stores, raised $1M in funding. Read More

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Nichole Manhire

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