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Knife Capital launches R100m 12J VC company

February 21, 2016

High-profile South African venture capital firm, Knife Capital, has become the latest firm to establish a 12J Venture Capital Company with the launch of KNF Ventures. The firm’s goal is to raise [more...]

WeChat funds tech seed fund with $3mln

December 13, 2015

WeChat Africa is investing R50 million or $3.1 million in a seed fund to help tech startups in South Africa get off the ground. The mobile app firm will partner with Batstone a tech strategy [more...]

Travelbeta closes $2mln seed round

November 22, 2015

Local investment firm Altheus led a $2 million seed round in Travelbeta, a Nigerian online travel agency, last week. Other investors participating in the round were not named and the financial terms [more...]

MEVP holds $30mln second close for Fund II

November 8, 2015

Middle East Venture Partners announced a second close of over $30 million for Middle East Venture Partners (II), its fourth venture fund, hitting its target and increasing the fund manager’s total [more...]
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