Tech company Klasha raises US$2.4m seed fund to improve on its infrastructure

NIGERIA – Klasha, cross-border technology company, has announced that it has raised US$2.4 million in seed funding that it plans to use to build the necessary technology infrastructure for cross-border commerce in Africa. Greycroft led Klasha’s funding round, while Seedcamp, Berrywood Capital, AVG Basecamp Fund, Practical VC, Plug and Play, First Round VC, Expert Dojo, 2.12 Angels, MiLA Capital and several angel investors also participated in the effort. Klasha will use the new money to help international B2B and B2C businesses take in online payments in African currencies from consumers…

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Two African fintech startups to receive US$200,000 from Expert DOJO International Accelerator program

AFRICA – Nigeria’s Klasha and South Africa’s Akiba Digital, both of which are fintech startups, have been accepted into Expert DOJO International Accelerator program, a Southern California-based accelerator. The accelerator program invests US$100,000 into each of its startups and helps them scale up and gain traction for their businesses. Klasha and Akiba Digital will join Expert Dojo’s Spring 2021 cohort for their International Accelerator program. Klasha is an online universal checkout that allows international retailers to accept online payments in African currencies and is expected to reach US$4.5 million in…

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