P1 Ventures

Pan-African contrarian investor P1 Ventures reaches $25M first close for its second fund

P1 Ventures has reached the first close of its second fund at $25 million. It expects to reach a final close early next year.

Kotani gets $2M pre-seed to help African workers send money home via crypto — without the internet

Of the many lofty promises of cryptocurrency, one of the most commendable ones is its potential to bring financial inclusion to underserved users. Nairobi-based Kotani Pay is a crypto payments startup

Gameball raises $3.5M to scale its CRM platform for consumer brands

The uptake of customer relationship management (CRM) tools has grown immensely over the last few years such that the market size is expected to experience a 12.5% compound annual growth rate, and be w

Chari, a Moroccan startup digitizing mom and pop stores, raises $5M at $70M valuation

If there’s a sector that has seen the biggest uptick in the number of startups and venture capital in emerging markets since the start of last year, it has to be the digitization of mom and pop