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Daily Digest Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Funding In Emerging Markets

FFI Set To Close $42bn Financial Gap Among African Women

Speaking at a zoom meeting titled: “Ready to Thrive”, Chief Executive/Founder of FFI, Ms. Aysha Julie, said Africa has become the first continent of female entrepreneurship where 27 percent of women in Africa create businesses, the highest rate globally. Read more

Ready Set Raise, An Accelerator For Women Built By Women, Announces Third Class

This year, as funding for female founders drops to 2017 levels, Feinzaig realized why accelerators, hers included, might not work for women as well as they work for men: demo day. A common culminating event in most accelerators, demo day is an event where founders pitch to a room to investors, angels and journalists with the hope of raising a round and landing some coverage. Read more

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Funding In North Africa

Cape Town-Based Insurance Platform Receives Multi-Million Rand Investment

In addition, it will assist in the promotion of Click2Sure’s focus on ensuring businesses that offer insurance take advantage of the benefits of digitisation with an overall reduction in admin costs, real-time reporting data, and further insight. Read more

Opinion Corner

What Paystack Acquisition Means For The Nigerian Startup Ecosystem

At a time when innovation and opportunities in financial technology are reaching unprecedented heights, this deal seems to be the icing on the cake. Read more

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GFA Weekly Round- up Podcast

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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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