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Daily Digest Monday, 7 September 2020

Funding In West Africa

Senegal’s First Major Gas Pipeline Gets US Government’s Funding

As part of the United States government’s efforts to support Africa’s economic growth through its Power Africa and Prosper Africa Initiatives, as well as USTDA’s U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative. Read more

Mangwee, Candor Life & Scoop $75,000 in Investments from Startup

Mangwee, a payment platform that helps learning institutions automate payment and data management processes received $25,000 (R420,000) by Lelemba Phiri, Principal at the Africa Trust Group and Operating Partner for Enygma Ventures for a 10% stake. Read more

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Coldhubs Wins FCMB Agritech Epic Pitch 2020

FCMB’s Agric Desk selected 40 startups for the next stage, and then 10 — ColdHubs, Pricepally, Beat Drone, Solaristique Nigeria, Ecotutu, eVet Africa, Farmz2U, Tradebuza, AgroHive and Farmspeak Technology — for the semifinals. Read more

Partnerships To Watch

Delivery Hero Acquires InstaShop, MENA’s Online Grocery Marketplace For $270m

InstaShop will continue to operate as an independent brand under the current leadership and is a complementary fit next to Delivery Hero’s current quick commerce strategy in the region. Read more

Nigerian fintech startup partners with Visa to empower SME’s

Uzoma Dozie, founder and chief of Sparkle explains that the new partnership is a major milestone not only for the startup but for the Nigerian eCommerce industry and local SMEs. Read more

GetFundedAfrica’s mission is to uplift people and economies in Africa through entrepreneurship; helping companies find funding, grow, create jobs and solve society’s greatest challenges

GFA Attract & GFA Weekly Round Up Podcast

In thIs episode of GFA Attract, we interview Lola and Layo, London based twin sisters who run London a fashion startup Let’sDressYouUp’.

Watch their exclusive interview here

In this episode of the GFA weekly round up segment we covered funding activity from across Africa between August 31 – September 4

Listen to the podcast here

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