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Finextra

Biometrics firm Veridium partners blockchain outfit Wala to target Africa's unbanked

Payments Cyber security
Acquisition
TechMoran

Ringier beefs up its classifieds sites in Africa as competition grows

Global
memeburn

'Writing the Daisies': UCT's exam tent has become an impromptu meme

memeburn

UCT scientists find 'first for Africa' dinosaur footprints in Lesotho

Global
$1,600,000 Seed fund
CoinDesk , TechMoran

Blockchain Startup Sun Exchange Raises $1.6 Million in New Seed Funding

Funding Payments
Finextra

M-vendr to accept Wala digital currency at mPOS

TechMoran

Dala token sale to raise $30m to start a financial revolution for the next 3.5 billion consumers

Payments
Angel
TechMoran , Finextra , PE Hub

Wala raises undisclosed funding from Bitcoin Foundation's Llew Claasen & Vinny Lingham ahead of a planned ICO In October

Payments Funding Apps & Services
TechCentral

Webafrica to split into two businesses

TechMoran

Online kitchen & homeware store Yuppiechef is opening offline stores across South Africa

Retail
TechMoran

How a subsistence farmers' problem led to the launch of Wala, a digital banking platform for Africa

Payments Apps & Services
memeburn

Today at Memeburn: why the site was temporarily down

TechMoran

South African VC firm Knife Capital expands into the UK to open doors for its portfolio companies

Funding Strategy Global
TechCentral

Bob Skinstad brokers Knife Capital's UK expansion

Funding Global
$173,839 Angel
Incubate Africa , TechMoran

Feastfox raises R2.3 million from Silicon Valley investors

Funding
$1,051,265 Venture capital
TechMoran , Incubate Africa

South Africa’s SnapnSave Secures R14m Investment From Kalon Venture Partners And Smollan

Funding
$1,380,000 Venture capital
Disrupt Africa

Cape Town’s getWorth takes total funding to $1.38m

Acquisition
PE Hub

PE-backed STX Entertainment acquires Lalela Music

Strategy
€15,000 Seed fund
startupbootcamp , Ventureburn

Top Startup Talent Selected for Africa Accelerator

TechMoran

Silvertree Internet Holdings investments hit over $15m since launch | plans to invest over $10m in the next 12 months

Global Strategy Apps & Services