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IVP leads $30mln Series B round for Tala

February 26, 2017

Tala, a Los Angeles-headquartered mobile technology and data science company with operations in East Africa and Southeast Asia, has raised a $30 million Series B round from a consortium of investors [more...]

Bamba raises $1.1mln seed round

February 19, 2017

Bamba, a Kenya-based data collection and analytics startup, has raised $1.1 million from several private investors in what the company terms one of the largest and most successful seed rounds [more...]

HBD Venture Capital exits Flightscope

February 12, 2017

HBD Venture Capital, Mark Shuttleworth’s venture investment vehicle managed by Knife Capital, is exiting its holding in Flightscope in a management buyback. Terms of the deal were not [more...]

BitPesa lands $2.5mln for Series A

February 5, 2017

BitPesa, the pan-African bitcoin payments startup, has closed a $2.5 million Series A round from several high-profile venture investors led by Draper VC, Tim Draper’s Silicon Valley firm. Other [more...]

d.light raises 10.5mln in equity and grants

January 22, 2017

Solar lighting and power products company d.light has raised $10.5 million in equity and grants from Norfund, Beyond the Grid and the Shell Foundation. The latest funding brings the total amount [more...]

Sequoia, a16z and others back drone company

November 21, 2016

A couple of blue chip Silicon Valley venture firms have participated in a Series B round for a Drone company that’s launched a commercial drone service in Rwanda. Sequoia Capital and Andreessen [more...]
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