Fiverr is rolling out a suite of back-office management tools to support freelancers and small business owners with payments, taxes and other regular tasks, according to a press release on Monday 8th November 2021.
One of Africa’s largest e-commerce platforms, Jiji has acquired cars45, an online marketplace for people to buy, sell or swap used cars. This is part of Jiji’s plan Jiji to explore a different business model from classified for the first time since its launch in 2014. This transaction will be the first of its kind since 2014 that Jiji will explore a business outside its usual classifieds model, which has brought it profitability according to the company.
Flutterwave, an African-focused payments company has announced that it has closed a $170 million Series C round, valuing the company over $1 billion. The funding round was made possible by
Nigerian fintech startup -Credpal has announced that it has raised the sum of $1.5 million from various investors including Y Combinator, GreenHouse Capital, Tangerine Life, and a number of other venture capital firms as it launches its range of credit cards.
African digital classifieds company Jiji has raised $21 million in Series C and C-1 funding from six investors, led by Knuru Capital. The Nigeria-based company, co-founded by Ukrainian Entrepreneur Vladimir Mnogoletniy also has a presence in other African countries like Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.