Funding In North Africa
Sharif El-Badawi And Hasan Haider Leave 500 Startups To Launch Independent Fund For Startups In MENA
500 Startups has been investing in the Middle East & North Africa since 2012 but it launched its dedicated fund for the region in 2017 with Sharif and Hasan leading it. Read more
Cairo-Based La Reina Raises Six-Figure Investment, Launches Fashion Subscription Service ‘The Box’ For Women
The startup has also announced the launch of its fashion subscription service ‘The Box’ for women. The service that apparently has been available for a few months at least, enables customers to receive a box every week with 2-3 new or used (but dry cleaned and sanitized) day-to-day clothing items for a fixed monthly fee. Read more
West Africa’s New Currency Could Now Be Delayed By Five Years
Leaders of the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the broader 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) had hoped that the replacement for the French colonial CFA franc would be in place by the end of this year. Read more
Call For Application & Other Web-Events
Android App Developers Must Now Give 30% Of All In-App Purchases To Google
According to Sameer Samat, Vice President, Product Management, all developers that monetise app download or charge for any services on their apps on Android devices will soon be mandated to use the Google Play’s payment system. Read more
The Africa Blockchain Developers Call Is Set To Hold A Weekend Conference On Blockchain Technology And The Health Sector
The Bootcamp, which was officially launched on the 5th of September, has taken in a host of African developers, in a bid to conduct intensive blockchain training sessions, and facilitate the deployment of specially-tailored solutions for various sectors in the African continent. Read more
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|GFA Weekly Round Up |
In this episode of GFA-Attract (VC Edition)
we discuss with Jonathan Berman,
Managing Partner of African Innovation Partners (AIP),
a venture capital/asset management company with $500m in assets under management.
|GFA Weekly Round- up|
In this week’s weekly round up podcast, Nichole discussed about the funding activity between September 21- 25
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