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African Tech Startups Raised Funding in Excess of $185.7m in 2015

According to the DISRUPT AFRICA AFRICAN TECH STARTUPS FUNDING REPORT 2015, launched today, 125 tech startups raised funding in 2015 around the African continent, to the tune of US$185,785,500. South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya proved investors’ favoured destinations in 2015; with 36 per cent of the startups that raised funding based in South Africa, 24…

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Raising Funding Almost Destroyed My Startup

In early 2014 (about 15 months into my business) I had the opportunity to raise a small round of seed funding for my subscription sock company, NicHarry.com. The figure was about $25 000 and I was raising it from a single angel investor. The angel and I had an aligned vision, we spent months discussing…

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