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Housing start-ups from Kenya will receive funding to turn agricultural waste into affordable building material.

Mtamu Kililo, CEO and co-founder of MycoTile spoke elatedly at the news that they will receive funding from Kiernan Foundation. “We are so grateful to receive this funding at such a timely point of our growth process and will use it to continue our product development in collaboration with Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute …

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Gjenge Makers Founder selected as a finalist for UNEP Impact Award

The Kenyan start-up Gjenge Makers receives award as Young Earth Champions 2020 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where Nzambi Matee was one of the seven winners. The engineer and the only African woman selected, caught UNEP’s attention. This is the United Nations (UN)’s highest environmental award given to experienced environmental leaders whose actions …

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Pangea Accelerator Identified as Key Player supporting BAME Founders in Europe

Pangea was recently featured by EU- Startups, as one of the 10 key players shaping the path for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) founders in Europe.  These players have been identified as widening opportunities for minority ethnic communities in the startup/tech scene in Europe. A 2019 report on the state of diversity and inclusion …

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Helpmum startup selected for Facebook Community Accelerator 2020

Our alumni startup, Helpmum has been selected for the Facebook Community Accelerator 2020 cohort.  The accelerator is looking to support and provide guidance to community leaders on how to grow their communities through providing training, support and funding to enable great communities make an even greater positive impact in the world.  Participants will spend three …

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WorkPay Africa Graduates from Y Combinator (YC) Seed Accelerator

WorkPay Africa, one of the startups we accelerated and invested at Pangea, was accepted into the latest cohort Y Combinator (YC), one of the most prestigious startup seed accelerators globally. Through this, they have secured $150,000 in seed funding. The founding team, Paul Kimani moved to Silicon Valley during which they worked intensively with Y-Combinator …

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