Investment

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Nutanix Reports Cloud Will Continue To Soar Post COVID-19

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced findings of a new report analysing how cloud usage…

6 days ago

Creating Centres Of Excellence For Digital Transformation

Business is booming across the African data centre sector, which isn’t surprising given that the continent experienced the fastest internet…

3 months ago

Toshiba Quits The Laptop Business

Toshiba, a giant tech company, once known for its satellite range of laptops, has announced its exit from the laptop…

4 months ago

Visa Launches CyberSource Payment Gateway Technology With BoA In Ethiopia

The Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) together with Visa have announced a strategic partnership to drive e-commerce in Ethiopia, by acquiring…

4 months ago

African Authorities Deploy Smart Helmet To Fight Spread Of COVID-19

With over 720,000 confirmed cases across Africa, COVID-19 has already claimed almost 16,000 lives. In their efforts to reduce the…

4 months ago

Reaching More With Less In Wealth Management

No one could have been prepared for the impact that the pandemic has had on the global economy.  However, my…

5 months ago

Amazon In A Pact To Acquire Zoox

Amazon has signed a deal worth US $1.2 billion to acquire the autonomous driving startup, Zoox; a company looking to…

5 months ago

Standard Chartered Bank Awards Kshs 1M To 5 Women-Led Startups

The Standard Chartered Bank Kenya has granted five women-led tech businesses an amount of  Kshs 1m in seed funding. The…

6 months ago

Ecobank Innovates Its Way Into The Best Retail Bank In Africa

At an announcement by the Global Finance during its Eighth Annual Awards, it named Ecobank as the most innovative bank…

6 months ago

Bolt Revamps Its Strategy, Acquires Kshs 11 Billion To Boost Growth

Bolt, a mobility platform, received a capital boost amounting to Kshs 11 billion from Naya Capital Management to aid its…

6 months ago

RAXIO Data Centre Unveils 9 Local Fibre Carriers Ahead Of Launch

Raxio Data Centre has unveiled nine new local fibre carriers at Uganda's Namanve-based carrier-neutral facility, to provide a reliable internet…

6 months ago

Innovation Is The Future Of Insurance

Join CIO East Africa, on the 19th May 2020, at 3.00 PM EAT for a webinar to deliberate on 'The…

6 months ago

Continuity East Africa To Inject Kshs Half A Billion For Recovery Of Work Area Facilities

Continuity East Africa (CEA) plans to invest over Kshs 500 million in the next three years to expand its Work…

6 months ago

Tala Pumps Ksh 605M into the Kenyan Economy To Cushion Businesses Against Covid-19 Aftermath

In an effort to bolster Kenyan businesses and communities, Tala has announced the launch of the Ksh 605 Million COVID-19…

8 months ago

Has the Private Equity Industry Failed Sub-Saharan Africa?

  East Africa has not been a beneficiary of African Private Equity (PE). In fact, according to a 2020 Preqin…

9 months ago

Sparkmind.vc Builds a Learning Proposition in Fuzu

Sparkmind.vc has announced its first investment in Fuzu, an online job platform domiciled in Finland, on their Series A to…

9 months ago

Sophos announces completion of take-private acquisition by Thoma Bravo

Sophos has announced the completion of its acquisition by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity firm focused on the software…

9 months ago

UKAID program funds Kenyan youths; Calls for proposals to catalyse economic growth

The Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund, a UKAID funded program to catalyse innovation and create jobs in Kenya, has for the…

9 months ago

Absa Kenya grants women entrepreneurs Ksh10 billion as value proposition

Absa Bank Kenya PLC has announced a Ksh 10 billion fund to advance credit to women-owned small and medium enterprises…

9 months ago

South African Firm BPI Keen On Financing Kenyan Lifestyle Businesses

    Creating Worlds  Are you looking for a way to fund your lifestyle business? Then you need a good…

9 months ago

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