テクノロジー Editor’s Note
- Week 02, 2023
- Read time: 5 minutes
Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of TC Weekender in 2023! Before we delve in, I hope the year has started great for you and you’re on track to have a wonderful year.
In this edition, we kick the year off with news of acquisitions and successful funding rounds as BioNTech acquires Instadeep and Jetstream and Releaf raise millions. In other news, yet another talking stage comes to an end as Telkom and Rain end their merger talks. These and more news await you in this weekend’s edition.
Pamela Tetteh Editor, TechCabal.
The State of Tech in Africa Report
TechCabal Insights’ State of Tech report for Q3 2022 is still available for download.
The report entails analyses of data on acquisitions, expansions, and funding in Africa’s tech ecosystem. These insights are contexualised based on discussions with stakeholders in the ecosystem.
The report is available for download here.
Who brought the money this week?
- Jetstream, a Ghanaian logistics startup, received $13 million in a pre-Series A funding round from Cauris and French development institution Proparco, Octerra, Wuri Ventures, Seed9, The MBA Fund, ASCVC, Alitheia IDF, and Golden Palm.
- Nigerian agri-tech company Releaf raised $3.3 million in a pre-Series A funding round led by Samurai Incubate Africa. Other participating investors include Consonance Investment Managers Stephen Pagliuca (chairman of Bain Capital), Jeff Ubben, and Rena Yoneyama.
- Egyptian Solar power company, KarmSolar, closed $3 million in debt funding from Ezdaher financial consultancy.
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