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Daily Digest Thursday 20 August 2020

Funding In Southern Africa

New capital loan fund launches for SA SMEs

Founded by Yellow Pages which is owned by Telkom Business in partnership with fintech  Fundrr, the new capital loan fund aims to offer businesses who have been negatively impacted by the pandemic a lifeline in much-needed funding. Read more

Funding In West Africa

500 STARTUPS MENTOR BRANDON DREW INVESTS IN THANKUCASH

Nigeria’s leading multi-merchant rewards company ThankUcash is pleased to announce that serial investor Brandon L Drew has joined the company as an investor and advisor. Read more

Call For Applications & Other Web-events

South African Startups Can Now Apply And Get Up To $5.7k From A New Accelerator Programme

Applications for this progamme close on 21 August 2021. Includes a chance to win 1 of 3 R100,000 ($5.7k) in grant funding (at the sole discretion of Imvelo Ventures) Read more

APPLICATION OPENS FOR UNDP CREATIVES INNOVATION CHALLENGE COVID-19 GRANT IN KENYA

The grant is part of the United Nations Development Programme‘s (UNDP’s) Accelerator Lab response and fights against misinformation in the country, with an emphasis on reaching across ethnic and minority divides. 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

In this episode of GFA-Attract, GetFundedAfrica’s Co-Founder, Debo Omololu discusses with Yassine Oussaifi, a Tunis-based Venture Capital Partner at AfricInvest Group. AfricInvest has $1.5 billion in funds under management and is one of Africa’s largest venture capital firms. Yassine loves water sports and basketball and tries to relax at beach locations.

Check out Yassine’s profile here

Nichole Manhire

Is the productive executive for the media department at GetFundedAfrica

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