Here’s the latest from our portfolio companies; and a few of our thoughts and ideas.
Africa can lead the world on tackling climate change but it needs finance
Andrew Carruthers writes for Reuters about Africa's vast opportunity set for economic growth as the world moves towards to a low-carbon future.
Dec 22nd 2022
Investing in Africa from the perspective of Novastar Ventures
Andrew Carruthers, Co-founder and Managing Partner, discusses some of our investments and where we see opportunities in Africa.
Dec 2nd 2022
Novastar promotes Brian Waswani Odhiambo to Partner
Brian joined Novastar in 2015 as an Investment Associate and the fourth member of a team that has grown to become 20-strong today.
Nov 30th 2022
BasiGo secures $6.6M in new funding from leading investors
The first company to introduce electric buses into Kenya raises funds to expand its electrification of public transportation.
Nov 15th 2022
MoKo raises $6.5M Series B funding
The home furniture manufacturer and omnichannel retaileras raises funds to embark on scaling up production and growing its product lines.
Nov 4th 2022
Where does African fintech go from here?
Brian Waswani Odhiambo, Novastar’s West Africa Director, gives an investor’s view on the development and future of African fintech.
Sep 29th 2022