Africa has the highest rate of female entrepreneurship, with a funding gap of $42 billion. In 2019, female-led startups received 2.8% of VC funding and 2.3% the following year. These worrying numbers might lead to finger-pointing and never-ending conversations. Still, our global focus should be on getting the work done, eliminating unconscious biases to balance…

Amplifihub, a Nigeria-based beats marketplace co-founded by Sarz, a Nigerian top music producer for A-list artists like Wizkid and Tiwa Savage, has announced a partnership with American beats marketplace Airbit.  This partnership is born out of the need to help African music producers make money from their craft locally and globally.  According to Statistica, revenues…

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South African Mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport has raised a $14.5 million Series A extension round to continue its expansion across emerging markets. The round was led by Naspers Foundry, Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund and Japan’s SBI Investment. Wuri Ventures and Capria Ventures also participated investing $1.5m. This investment comes a year after the company raised a…