Uber and Bolt Dominate The Ride Sharing Market In Ghana
Spleet Africa raises $2 Million, Kenya's Sky Garden shutting down and Seso Global launches E-Mortgage Platform
What’s happened this Week:
Kenyan E-commerce Startup Sky.Garden Shutting down After Failing To Raise New Funding
South Africa startup Talk360 announces new funding
Seso Global partners with First National Bank to launch E-Mortgage platform
This week, we put out an article about the state of ride sharing in Ghana in 2022. When Uber successfully launched in 2016, it opened the floodgates for other ride share apps to come up and compete for a piece of the pie.
Fast forward to 2022 and the market currently looks to be dominated by two platforms: Uber and Bolt.
Read more about the state of Ghana’s ride sharing space here.
In The News This Week
Kenyan E-commerce Startup Sky.Garden To Shutdown After Failing To Raise New Funding
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sky.Garden is set to close amidst the global funding winter for failure to raise funds
International Calling App Talk360 Raises Additional $3 Million To Close Out Seed Funding Round
International calling app Talk360, which enables people around the world to make reliable and affordable calls to any landline or mobile phone worldwide, has secured an additional $3 million in seed round funding
Spleet Raises $2.6 Million In Seed Funding Round To Scale Rent Management And Financing Operations
Proptech start-up Spleet today announced the completion of $2.6 million seed funding to scale its residential rent management and rent financing products
Seso Global Launches E-Mortgage Platform In Partnership With First National Bank
Seso Global, one of Africa’s leading digital property marketplace, has partnered with First National Bank Ghana to launch the continent’s first e-mortgage platform
What The Property Tech Space Looks Like In Ghana and In Africa
We took a deep dive into property technology (PropTech) and looked at current trends and investments in Africa and Ghana.
Why Adobe’s Acquisition Of Figma Is Stirring Up Conversations Among African Designers
Adobe’s announcement of its acquisition of the popular design Figma raised a lot of eyebrows. A lot of discussions have been taking place, especially amongst Africa designers who feel like this could have bad repurcussions. Read about what African designers are feeling about the deal
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Africa Ecosystem Funding Activity
SA crowd-farming startup Livestock Wealth raises $550k funding round - Disrupt Africa
Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda raises pre-Series A round for product development, expansion - Disrupt Africa
Gaming platform Cryptyd Inc secures new funding round- Wamba
Egypt’s CardoO receives $660,000 funding round- Zawya