News

25 April, 2017
Lynk, a company that connects people to experts, just raised $4 million from Hong Leong, Cyberport, Zhuhai Da Heng Qin (DHQ), and CRE. Lynk plans to use these new funds to continue developing its technology and to increase market coverage.
10 March, 2017
This video on BBC features CRE portfolio company SweepSouth, and how its service, which offers a new way of hiring and paying domestic workers, creates much-needed jobs in South Africa.
02 March, 2017
US-based Quona Capital's and Netherlands-based Velocity Capital's recent investments will help Yoco expand beyond South Africa, the latest step toward the company's goal of becoming the leading SME brand in Africa.
15 February, 2017
Fast Company has been ranking the world's most innovative companies for 10 years, sifting through thousands of enterprises to find those that tap heart- and purse strings and use commerce to positively impact the world. For 2017, CRE portfolio...
06 January, 2017
In a city like New York, there is a lot to watch. If startups are your game, Built in NYC thinks you should be watching CRE portfolio company Andela. Built in NYC's watch list features fifty startups, all with some connection to NYC.
04 January, 2017
This article in Entrepreneur includes Iyin Aboyeji as one of eleven incredible entrepreneurs changing the business landscape in Africa. Iyin is a co-founder of Andela and is now at the helm of Flutterwave—both CRE portfolio companies.
08 December, 2016
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs awarded six companies the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). This award recognizes U.S. companies representing American values in their business...
08 December, 2016
In an article titled, "Beyond Safaris: The Creative Hubs to Visit in Africa Now," Vogue.com describes CRE portfolio company Tastemakers Africa as "shedding new light on the creative class...