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Expanding Internet capacity in Africa

February 12, 2017

While mobile penetration in Africa hovers around the 50 percent mark, less than 20 percent of the continent’s population is connected to the internet, providing private capital investors with [more...]

Aavishkar plans $150mln fund for Africa

January 8, 2017

According to reports, Aavishkar, an impact investor based in India, is planning to raise $150 million in invest in African opportunities. The fund will start being raised in the middle of 2017 and is [more...]

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...]

Whereismy transport raises $1.5mln

September 4, 2016

Goodwell, Omidyar Network and Horizon Ventures have committed $1.5 million between them to South African transport technology startup Whereismy transport as part of the firm’s anticipated $2.6 [more...]
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