Nexford University completes US$10.8m Pre-Series A funding round led by Global Ventures

NIGERIA – Nexford University, a next-generation online university based in Washington D.C. and with offices in Nigeria, has announced the successful completion of a US$10.8 million Pre-Series A funding round led by Global Ventures, the UAE-based venture capital firm. Participating investors included Future Africa’s new thematic fund focused on education, which is led by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, the co-founder of Flutterwave and Andela, plus angel investors, family offices and VCs from 10 countries including the US, UK, France, Dubai, Switzerland, Qatar, Nigeria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The global investor base reflects…

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Global Ventures secures investment from Capria Ventures for technology companies

MEA – Capria Ventures, a Seattle-based global investment fund-of-funds, has invested in Global Ventures, a UAE-based venture capital firm that provides capital and value creation for start-ups in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Capria has approved its investment in Global Ventures’ second fund. It represents the first investment Capria has made in the MEA region. The second fund is focussed on technology companies addressing critical needs and demands in recently accelerated industries. “Capria has always backed fund managers across the globe with aligned interests and incentives. Our collaboration is…

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