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IFC launches $225M venture platform to back startups in Africa, Central Asia, Middle East

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has launched a $225 million venture capital platform to back early-stage startups in Africa, Middle East, Central Asia and Pakistan. The fund, announced in a statement on Tuesday, will make equity and “equity-like” investments in tech startups to “grow them into scalable ventures that can attract mainstream equity and debt […]

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