News

15 February, 2017
Fast Company has been ranking the world's most innovative companies for 10 years, sifting through thousands of enterprises to find those that tap heart- and purse strings and use commerce to positively impact the world. For 2017, CRE portfolio...
06 January, 2017
In a city like New York, there is a lot to watch. If startups are your game, Built in NYC thinks you should be watching CRE portfolio company Andela. Built in NYC's watch list features fifty startups, all with some connection to NYC.
04 January, 2017
This article in Entrepreneur includes Iyin Aboyeji as one of eleven incredible entrepreneurs changing the business landscape in Africa. Iyin is a co-founder of Andela and is now at the helm of Flutterwave—both CRE portfolio companies.
08 December, 2016
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs awarded six companies the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). This award recognizes U.S. companies representing American values in their business...
08 December, 2016
In an article titled, "Beyond Safaris: The Creative Hubs to Visit in Africa Now," Vogue.com describes CRE portfolio company Tastemakers Africa as "shedding new light on the creative class...
08 December, 2016
Calling it "Africa's first elite engineering organization," Business Insider placed Andela on its list of 100 most exciting startups in New York City (Andela has offices in Lagos, Nairobi, and NYC).
05 December, 2016
This article in TechCrunch covers Flutterwave's Moneywave payments platform, launched today. Flutterwave wants to empower small businesses by enabling them to accept accept and...
28 November, 2016
If you're not watching the Nigerian startup scene, you should be, and two CRE portfolio companies, PrepClass and SureGifts, make this list...