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Knife Capital’s 12J VC firm backs Quicket

April 2, 2017

KNF Ventures, the section 12J Venture Capital Company launched by Knife Capital in early 2016, is backing Quicket, an online ticketing solutions company, in an undisclosed deal. The capital will be [more...]

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...]
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