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Daily Digest Friday, 28 August 2020

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Dr. Akinwumi Adesina re-elected as President of the African Development Bank Group

The election took place on the final day of the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group, which was held virtually for the first time in the Bank’s history. Read more

Funding In Africa

SparkMeter Closes $12M in Series A Financing

The round was led by Clean Energy Ventures and Breakthrough Energy Ventures, alongside Goodwell Investments, in partnership with Alitheia Capital, Total Energy Ventures, and other notable investors. Read more

Funding In East Africa

Kenya’s Safaricom Spark Fund Launches A New $4.9 Million Fund For Local Startups.

In 2020, Safaricom allocated an additional $5 million to the fund to invest up to $500, 000 into tech-enabled start-ups that are strategically aligned with Safaricom’s purpose. Read more

Call For Applications & Other Web- Events

“Building in Africa”- Webinar

This Friday, August 28th, for the 8th episode of “Building in Africa” Techcabal is interviewing, Carina Rumberger, CEO, Beyonic. It’s the second in their series of interviews about exits and acquisitions in African tech titled How big deals get done. Read more

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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: nichole@getfundedafrica.com

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