Daily Digest Friday 21 August 2020
Property management app Circle announced ‘best of ecosystem’ winner in Egypt at the AfricArena Virtual Startup Pitch Series 2020
AfricArena accelerates the growth of tech startups and the ecosystems in which they operate by providing a platform where they can share their business model, gain valuable networks and attain funding. Read more
Funding In West Africa
Japaul exits oil sector, to raise N27 billion as it switches to mining
Indigenous oil Services company, Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc, has concluded plans to raise N27 billion ($70 million) in a share offer come November 2020. Read more
Call For Applications & Other Web-events
Calling all aviation, travel and tourism start-ups Apply to IntelakAccelerator!
Intelak Accelerator start-ups will be able to develop a city-wide implementation of their business solutions and exclusive visibility and pitching opportunities at GITEX Future Stars – the region’s premier technology event. Read more
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Free 4 Week Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) 5th Annual Digital Career Accelerator
With a mission to educate, inspire and prepare individuals and organizations for the digital age, GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest challenges via exponential technologies and entrepreneurship. 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.