Here’s the latest from our portfolio companies; and a few of our thoughts and ideas.
FT ranking: Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies 2023
The Financial Times has published its annual ranking of the 100 fastest growing companies in Africa featuring Moniepoint and Poa! Internet, as well as comments from Steve Beck, Novastar Co-founder and Managing Partner.
May 2nd 2023
What lies ahead for electric mobility in East Africa
Abel Boreto, Associate Director at Novastar, writes on the state of play for the electric mobility sector in Africa and the opportunities and challenge it presents.
Apr 20th 2023
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