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Wefarm secures $13 Million in funding to scale its Smallholder Agricultural Ecosystem

Wefarm.co the digital network for global small-scale agriculture has raised $13 million in a Series A financing round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm True Ventures. This financing round will help Wefarm further scale its network of 1.9 million farmers, and its newly created Marketplace, to connect farmers in Africa, even those without internet …

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum set to take place in Abuja

Every year, the Tony Elumelu Foundation—Africa’s foremost champion of entrepreneurship—hosts the largest convening of entrepreneurs, policymakers and business leaders in one location. This year, the 5th edition themed “Empowering African Entrepreneurs” will take place at the iconic Transcorp Hilton, in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. The forum will feature masterclasses, a dynamic pitching competition, electrifying panel debates, and the Presidential …

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CEO and Co-Founder of Pocket Money, Stefano Virgili

New marketplace seeks to expand Africa’s financial ecosystem – Introducing Pocket Money

Pocket Money is a digital lending marketplace determined to transform the financial fortunes of borrowers in Africa by pioneering a ‘cyclic’ lending system that will provide a breath of fresh air even to potential borrowers who had previously been ‘rejected’ by lenders within Pocket Money’s ecosystem. To address this challenge, Pocket Money has come up …

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Introducing Afrimart: B2B E-Commerce Platform

Afrimart is designed to create new business opportunities for African Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), general merchants and service providers on the quest for growth and expansion by creating visibility and accessibility to African buyers and suppliers. Afrimart\’s e-commerce platform for made in Africa product launched today, offering prospects of catapulting the otherwise less exploited intra-Africa …

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