News

26 April, 2016
Ogunlana Olumide and Chukwuwezam Obanor are the founders of PrepClass, an academic solutions provider in Nigeria offering a customized learning program. They are featured in Forbes contributor...
20 April, 2016
Nigeria-based Singularity Investments has joined CRE Venture Capital, North Base Media, Emergo Partners, and J.E. Berman Associates in backing Asoko Insight. Asoko provides business intelligence to help companies and investors to identify leads,...
15 April, 2016
This post on 100 Million Ideas describes how Oradian's easy-to-use, cloud-based service, Instafin, helps West African microfinance institutions increase their efficiency and effectiveness.
14 April, 2016
This short piece and related audio recording feature Yoco co-founder, Katlego Maphai, describing Yoco's card reader, which makes it easy for small businesses to accept credit card payments.
12 April, 2016
This article by Jonathan Berman lays out a landscape of opportunity in African and describes how various tech countries have contributed to that space. Among the names featured are a number of CRE portfolio companies, such as...
26 February, 2016
Around half a million South African traders and businesses still no not accept credit card payments. Yoco is working to change that. With its point-of-sale system and other solutions, Yoco is now helping more than 1,000 small and medium enterprises.
02 February, 2016
CRE portfolio company Oradian makes software for microfinance institutions (MFIs). Recently, Oradian partnered with Stellar, building a payment transfer network to facilitate the exchange of money between MFIs over the Stellar platform. Now...
27 January, 2016
Described as the Uber of the cleaning industry, SweepSouth is a CRE portfolio company that connects people to professional cleaners in minutes. Watch CEO Aisha Pandor discuss the company on CNBC Africa.