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Daily Digest Monday 24 August 2020

Funding in North Africa

Mayday: The Egyptian Startup ushering tech into roadside assistance

We speak to the founders of Mayday on the journey to creating a consumer-friendly solution for road assistance in Cairo, and how has the startup fared in the past two years during the country’s tech boom. Read more

Funding In South Africa

Lidar startup Luminar to go public via $3.4 billion SPAC merger

Luminar,  the lidar startup that burst onto the autonomous vehicle scene in April 2017 after operating for years in secrecy, is merging with special-purpose acquisition company Gores Metropoulos Inc., with a post-deal market valuation of $3.4 billion. Read more…..

Events- Zoom Webinar

Future of Education Sector

Schedule: 12 Noon (WAT) – Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Prior to COVID-19, there was the persistent challenge to reduce the number of out-of-school and increase access to quality education. The pandemic has unearthed a new challenge many stakeholders are battling to curtail – online education, the educational divide between the private and public educational systems, SEN amongst others. Read more……

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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 media and brand manager at GFA News. She works very closely with editors and podcasters that contribute to telling the African business success story. For marketing and advertising send Nichole an email:

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