Ivory Coast: start-up Janngo raises $ 1.18 million to develop services for African SMEs

Boubacar Diallo

Janngo, a start-up based in Côte d’Ivoire, which supports high-growth businesses and digital platforms in Africa, made its first fundraising of 1 million euros (1.18 million euros) $) from an investor pool.

Fatoumata Bâ, Founder and CEO of the startup, said the funds raised will help develop new digital platforms targeting African SMEs and open offices in Abidjan and Paris. “We want to empower African SMEs by leveraging technology. We are building solutions to support growth, build capacity and competitiveness, “she said.

Among investors who have provided financing to the Ivorian platform, there is the investment bank Clipperton, which finances high-growth technology companies and which includes in its turn Natixis, the investment arm of the BPCE group.

The other investors in this operation are the French firm Soeximex, whose activity focuses on the export of vehicles and the trading of foodstuffs, mainly in West Africa, and an investment vehicle belonging to the family of entrepreneurs. Mulliez.

Agence Ecofin

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