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Janngo Capital Startup Fund, Africa’s largest gender equal tech VC fund, reaches the first close of its €60 million new fund

At the eve of the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Janngo Capital Startup Fund (JCSF) has announced its first close at EUR34 million (approximately US$36 million) in capital commitments. Launched in Davos in 2020, Janngo Capital’s latest fund will invest 50% of its proceeds in companies founded, co-founded, or benefiting women. Backed by global financial institutions as well as leading private corporations, the fund management company plans to invest EUR60 million (approximately US$63 million) in startups leveraging technology to leapfrog development and achieve SDGs in Africa.

By Girl Power News , in News , at September 25, 2022

Baby Dove Continues Commitment to Close the Maternal Care Gap with #DearDoula and Doubles Investment in Black Birth Equity Fund.

Today, Baby Dove announces how the brand’s ongoing commitment to advancing superior care for Black mothers is evolving. By expanding the Black Birth Equity Fund, launching a new informative series called #DearDoula, and reinforcing existing strategic partnerships, Baby Dove further accelerates the effort to close the significant gap in care and health outcomes for Black mothers and their babies.

By Girl Power News , in News , at September 25, 2022

Koç Group Calls for Bold Action to Tackle Gender Inequality

Koç Holding Board Member İpek Kıraç says now is the time for leaders and institutions to take bold action on gender inequality. “The most significant indicator for leaders and institutions in tackling gender inequality should be to set targets and to be determined to accomplish them,” Kıraç commented during the UN Women panel “A Year of Action: Building more equal and inclusive digital societies through multi-stakeholder partnerships.” The High-Level Side Event was held during the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

By Girl Power News , in News , at September 25, 2022