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June 8, 2022

NewsFet: Nigerian startup Klasha wins $ 2.4 million for cross-border commerce – TechCrunch

Based in Lagos and San Francisco Krasha Received an additional $ 2.1 million Complete a $ 4.5 million seed round.. Offering multiple products for cross-border commerce space in Africa, the startup will receive this new funding from a group of international investors co-led by American Express’s strategic investment group, American Express (AMEX) Ventures. Was procured.

This investment is AMEX Ventures’ first investment in an African start-up. The company co-led the round with Global Ventures, a MENA-focused VC that has helped Tabby, Helium Health, Paymob and others. “I think the fact that AMEX is currently investing in the continent, especially after investing in a company like Stripe, is really powerful,” said Klasha’s CEO. Jessica Anuna In addition to TechCrunch, the participation of Global Ventures is also noteworthy for the company.


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