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OPIC backs Unreasonable Capital with $5mln

January 8, 2017

OPIC, the US Government’s development finance institution, is supporting Unreasonable Capital’s raise for its first fund with $5 million in financing.  The investment is being made via [more...]

Africamen launches with $14mln

October 23, 2016

Caisse des depôts et consignations, Tunisia’s investment promotion agency, Amen Bank and Compagnie Tunisienne d’Assurance et de Réassurance are teaming up with publicly-listed conglomerate [more...]

Oasis Capital holds $27mln first close

September 18, 2016

Oasis Capital, a growth and venture capital firm founded by Matthew Adjei in 2009, has held a first close for its second fund, Oasis Africa Fund. The fund invests in small and medium-sized [more...]

4Di holds R256mln close for new venture fund

June 19, 2016

Early stage venture capital firm 4Di Capital held a R256 million (approximately $16.9 million) first close for its new technology venture fund last week, receiving initial commitments of R256 million [more...]

Niveus launches growth capital fund

May 30, 2016

Niveus Investment, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Hosken Consolidated Investments, announced the launch of Niveus Ventures, a new tech sector-focused growth capital fund looking to back entrepreneurs who [more...]

MEST looks to raise $50mln for startups

April 17, 2016

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology or MEST, a pioneer of the startup hub model in Africa, is planning to raise a $50 million venture fund to back both MEST-trained and non-MEST trained [more...]
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