News

ZoodPay, the digital lending platform, expands to Pakistan with landmark acquisition of Tez Financial Services May 23, 2022

Sturgeon portfolio company Zoodpay, acquires Tez Financial Services in the first-ever fintech M&A deal in Pakistan.

Find out more
Quest Ventures leads investment into BILLZ - an easy to use retail management software for small and medium businesses. May 20, 2022

Uzbekistan based retail management software Billz, announces that it has raised a new round of funding from international institutional investors.

Find out more
Online Pharmacy Secures Pakistan’s Biggest Health Care Funding May 13, 2022

Pakistan’s MedznMore raised more than $11.5 million in the country’s largest funding round by a health-care startup. Investors in the pre-Series A round included Integra Partners, Sturgeon Capital and Nunc Gestion.

Visit website
Sturgeon Capital participates in Series A funding round for Pakistan’s financial platform Abhi April 19, 2022

Pakistan's financial platform Abhi have completed a $17-million Series A fund-raising round, led by international VC Speedinvest and supported by Sturgeon Capital, Global Ventures, VentureSouq, VEF, Rallycap and FJ Labs.

Visit website
Digital Debt Collections & Risk Management start-up Datacultr raises $1Mn Seed January 31, 2022

UAE-based Digital Debt Collections and Risk Management start-up Datacultr has successfully raised $1Mn in its seed funding round led by London based Sturgeon Capital.

Find out more
Finmap raised $1.2 million from European and Ukrainian investors January 20, 2022

Finmap, a cash flow management service for businesses, closed a new round of investments with participation by Sturgeon Capital.

Find out more
BNPL Super App ZoodPay raises $38M Series B November 12, 2021

Sturgeon portfolio company ZoodPay, the frontier market “Buy Now Pay Later” (BNPL) Super App, has successfully raised $38M in its latest funding round. With further participation by Sturgeon alongside Zain Group’s venture capital arm ‘Zain Ventures’, and other key strategic global investors.

Visit website
PeopleForce raises $700k to expand its HR Management solution for SMB’s in frontier markets September 21, 2021

PeopleForce, an HRM solution based out of Kyiv, Ukraine, closes their latest round of investment led by Sturgeon Capital, with the participation of other strategic investors.

Find out more
Interview: How and why do British investors invest in startups in Central Asia? September 17, 2021

Sturgeon Investment Director, Robin Butler, is interviewed by STEPPE magazine and discusses the specifics of investing in technology startups in the Central Asian market, Sturgeon's search for interesting startups and the conditions for working with companies in the region.

Visit website
Kaspi: The shapeshifter August 24, 2021

The incredible story of Kaspi. From humble beginnings as a Kazakhstan commercial bank, to becoming one of the world's most dominant and comprehensive super-apps. Insight into this frontier markets business with comment from Sturgeon CIO, Kyan Zandiyeh.

Visit website
1 2 3
Close
Close

Join our mailing list

    Subscribe to our newsletter for investor insights