Here comes today’s Big 5 Daily!
Big news! Google has instructed its employees across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa to work from home. This instruction will commence from Thursday the 12thof March 2020 till further notice. This development is in a bid to mitigate the covid-19 spread.
Next,QuonaCapital inconjunctionwith Accion has launched AccionQuonaInclusion Fund. The duo closed the inclusion fund at $203 million from leading investors. They will leverage the fundto investin African fintech startups.
Guess what? Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada has launched Hummingbird Impact. They will leverage the impact to open a $24 milliontech venturefund across Africa.
Also, Facebook is launching a Community Accelerator Program. The program is a six-month program that aimsto boostthe community and community leaders through training,mentorship and funding. It will cut across, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
Finally, SWVL has announced a new General Manager for its Kenyan base. The bus-sharing platformannouncedDip Patel as the new country manager for Kenya.
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