Daily Digest

Daily Digest Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Funding In Africa

SwedFund Commits $12M In Set Fund To Boost Renewable Energy Projects In Africa

This takes SET Fund commitments to $60m, with Swedfund joining anchor investors DFC, Calvert Impact Capital, Ceniarth, and IKEA Foundation, among others. The fund’s junior layer has been filled, but there remains $10m available to senior investors. Read more

Funding In Southern Africa

SMEGO Launches Platform To Enable Small Businesses Raise Funds In South Africa

South African Fintech startup SMEgo has launched a platform that will make business funding and grants easily accessible to founders and small business owners. According to SMEgo, the platform will “radically simplify and streamline the SMME funding application process for both SMMEs and funders.” Read more

Latest News

Africa’s Great Green Wall Just 4% Complete Halfway Through Schedule

The world’s most ambitious reforestation project, the Great Green Wall of Africa, has covered only 4% of its target area but is more than halfway towards its 2030 completion date, according to a status report. Read more

Opinion Corner

How Leading B2B Companies Invest In Innovation

Although the majority of innovations are driven by business, technology is often a catalyst for change and vital to predicting and proactively responding to trends in the market, across all industries.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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