Nigeria’s ride-hailing startups are trying to survive their worst days 

It was January 2020, and the ride-hailing business in Nigeria was booming. Dopemu Abiola had just…

Fintech startups could make or break Africa’s new free-trade area

Fintech companies in Africa are flourishing by producing digital systems and infrastructure to make financial services…

Crypto startup lessons, white founder privilege, Eswatini shutdown

Hi Quartz Africa readers! When it comes to Africa’s startup scene, fintech is the center of…

Do white founders in Africa have an easier time getting capital?

The topic of inequity in funding local startup founders in Africa is a recurring one in…

Everything you need to know about fintech financing in Africa

When it comes to Africa’s startup scene, fintech is the center of attention. For the past…

Egyptian start-ups are Africa’s new venture capital darlings

From e-commerce to edtech and fintech, Egypt’s start-ups are emerging as the preferred destination for global…

African fintech startups are diversifying to scale up

Increasingly, African fintech startups are moving from focusing on niche areas such as payment, lending insurance,…

A white founder’s $1 million Nairobi food startup aims to fix a problem Kenyans say doesn’t exist

A white Nairobi-based startup founder is facing backlash in Kenya, in a drama that is highlighting…

African entertainment comes into its own

African cultures have long inspired the world through mediums such as film and music. But now,…

Why African startups are lobbying governments for more regulation

Businesses in developed economies may find themselves annoyed, frustrated, or even stifled by government regulation and…