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Daily Digest Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Funding In Africa

Kenya’s KCB Bank Secures US$ 150m From IFC For SME Lending

According to a statement by the Kenyan lender, the facility will help develop green lending and create employment opportunities for women as it embeds environmental sustainability in its growth strategy, portfolio and operations. Read more

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Andreessen Horowitz Publishes ‘Crypto Startup School’ Documentary

On October 9, 2020, the company Andreessen Horowitz published a new documentary on Youtube called “Crypto Startup School,” alongside the 14 lectures that go along with the experiment. The documentary covers a course Andreessen Horowitz recently held with over 40 participants who learn the process of starting a crypto company. Read more

Opinion Corner

A New Narrative Around African Entrepreneurism [Opinion]

I disagree because of what I refer to as ‘earned insights’. Innovation is simply the result of a series of insights, earned through hours, months, and years of hard work, toil, mistakes, successes, and failures. They are the battle scars that we earn by taking the path less traveled, asking questions, and failing forward. In my case, I’ve earned them by spending 11 years in investment banking, seven years building pan-African startups, and 10,000+ hours in a humble attempt at being a serial entrepreneur. Read more

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GFA Weekly Round- up Podcast

In this week’s weekly round up podcast, Nichole discussed about the funding activity between September 28- October 2
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GFA Attract Interview

Victor Boyle-Komolafe, the co-founder of Garbage In, Value Out (GIVO), a system that automates and digitises the collection, processing, and sale of recyclable materials. Watch Here

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“Entrepreneurs have to learn the power of networking and the value of mentorship, as these are the things that most entrepreneurs take for granted. And also they must know that opportunities will not come to them; they have to go out there and create them by knocking on corporate doors with proposals. Personally, I am where I am because of a business mentor who changed the way I see things.”

– Anda Maqanda, founder of AM Group in South Africa

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