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Africa Start-up and Technology Developments August 2021

New product announcements and regional expansions by technology companies across Africa in August 2021

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VC-Backed Transport and Logistics in Africa- 2021 Market Map

With over $200 million USD raised 8 months, is this year the best yet for transport and logistics start-ups in Africa?

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West Africa VC Funding Market Map – H1 2021

Total funding across the West Africa region in Q3 2021 has already reached $186 million USD, and one sector has dominated with big raises. In this market map, we analyse the technology start-up landscape in West Africa this year.

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East Africa VC Funding 2021
East Africa VC Funding Market Map – H1 2021

Over the past 6 months tech start-ups in East Africa have raised over $149 million USD, we take closer look at the trends and who has been hitting the headlines.

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Southern Africa VC Funding Market Map – H1 2021

Southern Africa technology start-ups have raised over $250 million USD in the first half of 2021 - 2 of these rounds were in the top 5 FinTech funding rounds across Africa, but how have other sectors fared?

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North Africa VC Funding Market Map 2021
North Africa VC Funding Market Map – H1 2021

North Africa technology start-ups have raised over $166 million USD in the first half of 2021 - with an increasing number of funds focussing on the region we take a look what this means founders.

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VC-Backed HealthTech in Africa – H1 2021 Market Map

HealthTech companies across Africa secured more than 40 VC deals over the past 12 months, totalling more than $70 million USD, but is this good news for early-stage companies?

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Africa E-Commerce and Online Retail 2021 – Technology Market Map

e-Commerce and Online Retails companies across Africa secured over 60 VC deals over the past 12 months, totalling over $140 million USD.

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West Africa Q1 2021 – VC Funding Report

Analysis and funding report across West Africa VC investment in Q1 2021

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South Africa FinTech Market Map 2021

South Africa FinTech funding raised over $130 million USD in Q1 2021 - in this report we look more closely at some of the region trends

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