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African gaming startup Carry1st raises $27M from Bitkraft Ventures and a16z

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In the coming decades, Africa will be a significant growth market for mobile games, driven by the proliferation of technology adoption among the continent’s youthful population. And as gamers in sub-Saharan Africa increase to more than 180 million in the next five years, per a report, startups such as South Africa-based Carry1st are strategically positioning themselves for this successive growth phase in the industry.

Since its launch in 2018, Carry1st, a publisher of social games and interactive content across Africa, has raised funding from investors such as Google via its Africa Investment Fund and Avenir

In the coming decades, Africa will be a significant growth market for mobile games, driven by the proliferation of technology adoption among the continent’s youthful population. And as gamers in sub-Saharan Africa increase to more than 180 million in the next five years, per a report, startups such as South Africa-based Carry1st are strategically positioning themselves for this successive growth phase in the industry.

Since its launch in 2018, Carry1st, a publisher of social games and interactive content across Africa, has raised funding from investors such as Google via its Africa Investment Fund and Avenir

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