You can count on one hand the number of funds bigger than Tiger Global. But in terms of influence, speed and number of investments made since 2021, Tiger has led the pack alongside Sequoia. Last year,
Nigerian automotive tech company Autochek announced today the acquisition of Cheki Kenya and Uganda from Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) for an undisclosed amount. Per a statement, Autochek will final
Pan-African digital classifieds company Jiji has raised $21 million in Series C and C-1 financing from six investors, led by Knuru Capital. The Nigeria-based venture, co-founded by Ukrainian entrepren
MallforAfrica and DHL are giving African merchants a global stage. This week the online retailer and delivery giant launch MarketPlaceAfrica.com: an e-commerce site for select African artisans to se
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Foreign and African companies continue to make moves as the tech sector continues its growth on the continent.
The DealDey acquisition marks continued outside investor confidence in the value proposition for African e-commerce—expected to top $75 billion by 2025, according to McKinsey Consulting.
Ringier Africa Deals Group, a joint venture between Swiss Ringier Africa AG and South African Silvertree Internet Holdings Ltd., acquired Nigerian online shopping startup DealDey for an undisclosed am