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Unicef Ethiopia backs Global Startup Awards Africa Summit

UNICEF’s involvement in the GSA Africa Summit is an excellent opportunity to promote local innovative solutions in Ethiopia and the rest of Africa that will improve the lives of women and children…

MyHealth Africa, a startup connecting patients with health specialists across the globe, lands $1M funding

The growth plan comes against the backdrop of $1 million seed funding it has raised in a round led by GIIG Africa Fund, with participation from Japanese-based Samurai VC, a family office and…

Plastic upcycling startup Kubik closes $3.34M seed to scale production in Ethiopia

Investors that took part in the round include Plug and Play, Bestseller Foundation, GIIG Africa Fund, Satgana, Unruly Capital, Savannah Fund, African Renaissance Partners, Kazana Fund, Princeton…

South Africa’s Envisionit Deep AI gets $1.65M to expand access to medical imaging

Envisionit Deep AI is now on the path to growth backed by a $1.65 million investment from New GX Ventures SA, a joint venture between New GX Capital, RMB Ventures…

Ethiopia Accelerates Innovation Agenda, Partners with GIIG

The Global Innovation Initiative Group (GIIG) has formally announced a strategic alliance with the Ethiopia Ministry of Labor and Skills (MoLS), Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MInT)…

Global Startup Awards Africa announces regional winners at GITEX Africa 2023

Seventy-one startups from across Africa have been named regional winners at this year’s Global Startup Awards (GSA) Africa (www.…