News Postalk: Nigerian startup Klasha nabs $2.4M for cross-border commerce – TechCrunch
Lagos and also San Francisco-based Klasha has actually gotten an extra $2.1 million to full its $4.5 million seed round The start-up, which supplies numerous items for the cross-border business room in Africa, elevated this brand-new funding from a team of global capitalists co-led by American Express (AMEX) Ventures, the critical financial investment team of American Express.
This financial investment is AMEX Ventures’ very first in an African start-up. The company co-led the round with Global Ventures, the MENA-focused VC that has actually backed the similarity Tabby, Helium Health And Wellness and also Paymob. “I assume the truth that AMEX is currently purchasing the continent, specifically after purchasing firms like Red stripe, is actually effective,” stated Klasha chief executive officer Jessica Anuna to TechCrunch, including that Global Ventures coming on board is additionally significant for the business.
Financiers from its very first seed tranche such as Greycroft, Seedcamp, Plug and also Play, Berrywood Resources and also Breega increased down.