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The Rihanna Reign Continues: Savage X Fenty Raises $125M In Series C Funding Round

In the words of the pop icon herself, “that Rihanna reign just won’t let up!” Right along with the news of Savage X Fenty’s debut brick-and-mortar store in Las Vegas, it has been announced that there is more to come for the successful lingerie brand. Forbes reports that the company had a new funding round of $125 million led by Neuberger Berman.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 26, 2022

Kenyan Startup Twiga Foods Raises $50M Series C Round To Expand Food And Retail Distribution Across Africa

Since Twiga Foods’ launch in 2014, the startup has been using technology to build more efficient supply chains in food and retail distribution in Kenya. With the announcement of their latest funding, the company aims to take their mission across the African continent. Twiga Foods raised $50 million on Nov. 1 in a Series C round, TechCrunch reports. The round was led by private equity firm Creadev and majority of the participants from their previous Series B round invested in Twiga. New investors included OP Finnfund Global and Endeavor Catalyst Fund. “We are deeply convinced in Twiga’s potential to revolutionize informal retail across Sub-Saharan Africa, ” said Pierre Fauvet, Africa director at Creadev, in a statement. “Tapping into a $77 billion urban market on the continent, Twiga has gained significant traction since inception, leveraging on technology to optimize the food supply chain in African cities and constantly innovating to better tackle logistics, commercial, social and...

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 1, 2021