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Daily Digest Friday, 16 October 2020

Funding In Africa

Stripe Acquires Nigeria’s Paystack For $200M+ To Expand Into The African Continent

Stripe is acquiring Paystack, a startup out of Lagos, Nigeria that, like Stripe, provides a quick way to integrate payments services into an online or offline transaction by way of an API. (We and others have referred to it in the past as “the Stripe of Africa.”) Read more

Funding In South Africa

Carscan Secures Funding From Leading SA VC Investors

Offering a range of services, Carscan assists the automotive industry to buy, sell, rent, service, insure, finance, and auction vehicles. The advanced technological tools utilised help to eliminate fraud, governance, and, automotive industry risks. Read more

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Why London’s Calling For The FinTech Industry

But the panelists agreed that, such challenges aside, London remains the world’s second-largest financial services market — and a place where every FinTech wants to be. Read more

5 Nigerian Startups Selected To Join 7 Others At The Africa Tech Summit Connects (ATS)

This is to showcase their solutions to the global audience of 500 investors, corporates, and other stakeholders. 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

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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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Is the media and brand manager at GFA News. She works very closely with editors and podcasters that contribute to telling the African business success story. For marketing and advertising send Nichole an email:

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