Tag: Start up
Apollo Agriculture, a Nairobi based agri-tech start-up has raised about $6 million in its series A round of funding. CNBC Africa spoke to Benjamin Njenga, Co-Founder of Apollo Agriculture for more.
South African born tech company RapidDeploy has become the most disruptive company to hit the United States public safety industry in decades. The company raised over R250 million in investments after starting out in the emergency first responder community in Cape Town. Joining CNBC Africa for more is Steven Raucher, CEO of RapidDeploy.
A Fintech start-up with an innovative edge may be able to change the world of medical aid in South Africa for low income earners. Tamsanqa Ngalo is the founder of OYI which is a medical expense credit card helping those who may not have access to funds to pay for their medical expenses. Tamsanqa joins CNBC Africa for more.
German-owned business and tech hub, Westerwelle start-up Haus Kigali hosted a networking exhibition for start-ups to come and showcase their work. The exhibition registered over 100 start-ups and offered them the opportunity to network with their peers and different players from across sectors. CNBC Africa’s Zwena Bachoo is joined by Sangwa Rwabuhihi, General Manager, Haus Kigali for more.
In a rush to achieve the government's seven-year programme target to create 1.5 million off-farm jobs by 2024. Rwandan start-up BAG Innovation hopes to empower university students in the country to produce sustainable solutions for local and international markets. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Yussouf Ntwali, Head of Operations at Bag Innovation.
Start-up incubator EFI Hub is in talks with a UK-based private equity firm to offload a majority stake. The stake sale, which is likely to be a mix of equity and cash, could value the incubator close to $5 million.
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