Ecommerce startup Afrikrea raises US$6.2m pre-Series A funding, rebrands to ANKA

IVORY COAST – Afrikrea, an ecommerce startup, has raised a US$6.2 million pre-Series A funding round and rebranded as “ANKA”. The new funding round was led by Investisseurs & Partenaires, an investment firm dedicated to funding small and medium African enterprises, and includes participation from Alibaba’s executive vice chairman Joe Tsai, Bestseller Foundation, VestedWorld, Enigmo, Groupe Prunay and Rising Tide…

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E-commerce platform Afrikrea launches an on-demand software solution for micro-retailers

CÔTE D’IVOIRE – E-commerce platform Afrikrea has announced the launch of Anka, an on-demand software solution that will provide e-commerce, payments and global shipping services for thousands of micro-retailers. Launched in partnership with DHL and VISA will empower micro retailers and businesses on the continent and around the world, as it continues to power e-commerce for Africa. The launch of…

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