Kenyan start-ups lead their peers in Africa with record funding – Disrupt Africa

KENYA – The entrepreneurial spirit amongst the Kenyan start-ups has manifested itself  going by the large funding rounds from international investors and institutions they have attracted. Between 2015 and 2020, for example, investments in the country increased to US$241 millionSh26 billion from US$193 million, representing a 27.3 percent of the continent’s total investment. Nigeria came second with US$151 million followed by South Africa US$144 million, Egypt US$143 million, Ghana US$20.4 million and Morocco at US$10.2 million. “This is the largest amount of funding ever achieved by a single country. The…

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Game publishing startup Galactech secures US$36k funding from Go-Ventures

TUNISIA – Galactech, a game publishing startup located within the Megrine Business Center, has won the first edition of a challenge organised by Tunisie Telecom (Tunisia’s state-owned telecom company) in partnership with Go-Ventures,  the Tech-startup fund of Go Malta, a subsidiary of Tunisia Telecom. The startup aggregates various entertainment services like video games, Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Media-on-Demand (MOD) through different telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa, in partnership with other startups and content creators in the region.The challenge was intended to support Tunisian startups in their quest for…

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