Why “organisational agility” will be crucial to African tech startups during COVID-19 crisis

BY TOM JACKSON “Organisational agility” may prove more important to African tech startups than “tactical cutbacks” in terms of surviving the COVID-19 crisis, says Muthoni Wachira, investment director at EWB Ventures. Wachira, who was a guest on the second edition…

Impact investor Vital Capital launches debt fund to help African companies survive COVID-19 crisis

BY TOM JACKSON Sub-Saharan Africa-focused Vital Capital impact investor has launched a new debt facility providing loans to companies to help them get through the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to offer essential services. Founded in 2011, Vital Capital is a leading impact…