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Daily Digest Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Funding In North Africa

Foodics Expands To Egypt And Hopes To Become Micro-Loan Lender

Saudi Arabia-based food and beverages (F&B) retail and restaurant management platform Foodics, has expanded to Egypt. The expansion comes after the cloud-based company closed its pre-Series B investment round in 2019, raising $4 million. Read More

Kashier Payments Raises Seed funding To Facilitate Electronic Payments For Egyptian Businesses

Egyptian startup Kashier Payments, a payments platform built to empower and simplify your business, has successfully raised a Seed investment round of funding, led by Glint Ventures, with participation from a group of strategic investors. Read More

Funding In Emerging Markets

ISSF Invests In Endeavor Catalyst’s Third Fund

Endeavor Catalyst, the investment vehicle of global non-profit organization Endeavor, has closed its 3rd Fund “Endeavor Catalyst III”, with $134 million, of which $2 million is from Jordan’s Innovative Startups and SMEs Fund (ISSF), and $1.7 million from other Jordanian Limited Partners (“LPs”), according to a statement by its Managing Director, Allen Taylor. Read more

Call For Applications And Other Web-Events

Top Startup Web Events In South Africa This Week

This week’s line up of webinar events will touch base on new methods and approaches to entrepreneurship and startup, from covering how to improve sales to the lean startup method for entrepreneurs. Read More

Applications For V&A Waterfront Kitchen Incubator Opens

The V&A Waterfront’s, Makers Landing, a development created by the V&A Waterfront in partnership with the National Treasury’s Job Fund has opened applications for its Food Lab incubation programme. Read More

AfDB Announces AgriPitch 2020 Competition For Agricultural Project Leaders In Africa

The African Development Bank’s Youth Agripreneur AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom connects expansion-ready, youth-led African businesses with global investors (debt, equity and/or grant). The DealRoom focuses on youth-led agribusinesses under the themes of nutrition and gender inclusivity.

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GFA Attract And GFA Weekly Round Up

GFA Attract Series (VC Edition): Interview With Rob Eloff, Lateral Capital

In this episode of GFA-Attract, Debo discussed with South African born Rob Eloff the co-Founder & managing partner at Lateral Capital, a mission driven venture fund investing in early stage opportunities in Sub-saharan Africa to bridge the gap between capital and opportunities. Watch the exclusive Interview here

GFA Weekly Round Up September 14- September 18

In this week’s episode of the weekly round up we zoomed in on funding activity in Africa from September 14-15 Listen Here

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