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Applications open for Kenyan leg of Seedstars World competition

Applications open for Kenyan leg of Seedstars World competition Seedstars World has opened applications for its Kenyan event as it kicks off the seventh edition of its emerging markets startup competition in Africa. The global Seedstars World competition will select national winners from all over the world and bring them together at the Seedstars Summit…

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Twiga Foods secures funding

IFC , TLcom Invest $10M in Twiga Foods

IFC , TLcom Invest $10M in Twiga Foods IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, TLcom, and the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) have announced a $10 million investment in Twiga Foods, a Kenyan-based start-up connecting smallholder farmers in rural areas to informal retail vendors in cities.   The investment was co-led…

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IFC Investment in MENA REGION

IFC Investments in MENA Hit New Record

IFC Investments in MENA Hit New Record IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, stepped up its investments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), committing a record $2 billion to support the region’s private sector, boost innovation, drive economic growth, and create jobs. According to a press statement , IFC provided over $1…

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VC4A announces Series A Venture Showcase

VC4A announces Series A Venture Showcase

VC4A announces Series A Venture Showcase  VC4A  is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $250K and $5M. An exclusive Series A Venture Showcase will take place in Cape Town on November 12, 2018, as part of the annual Africa Early Stage Investor Summit. The 2017 event showcased 20 scale-ups as part of…

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