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.
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.
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 practices while contributing to the growth and sustainable development of the local economies in which they work. CRE portfolio company Andela took home the award for Corporate Excellence in Small or Medium Enterprise.
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 in Africa."
Calling it "Africa's first elite engineering organization," Business Insider placed Andela on its list of 100 most exciting startups in New York City (Andela has offices in Lagos, Nairobi, and NYC).
This article in TechCrunch covers Flutterwave's Moneywave payments platform, launched today. Flutterwave wants to empower small businesses by enabling them to accept accept and receive payments in many forms.