June 8, 2022
Afrikan Heroes: Nigerian Cross-border Commerce Enabler, Klasha, Raises Additional $2.1m
Klasha, a Lagos and San Francisco-based company on a mission to expedite cross-border commerce from Africa to other countries, has secured an extra $2.1 million to round up its $4.5 million seed round.
The fund was funded from a consortium of international investors including Greycroft, Seedcamp, Plug and Play, Berrywood Capital, and Breega and was led by American Express (AMEX) Ventures, the strategic investment department of American Express and Global Ventures, a MENA-focused VC.
Klasha is dedicated to assisting merchants from across the world in selling online to Africa and receiving payments in native African currencies while providing extremely rapid last-mile delivery to consumers across the continent.