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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...]

Tritech Media takes 20% stake in GoMetro

October 23, 2016

South Africa’s Tritech Media is backing GoMetro, the technology company creating public transport and mobile ticketing apps owned by, among others, AngelHub Ventures and 4 Decades Capital, with an [more...]
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