[WEBINAR – FEBRUARY 17, 2022] My Startup Got Funding – How Did I Do It?

BitcoinKE, Africa’s leading publisher of crypto news and education content, will be holding the 62nd edition of its Catapult webinar series on Thursday February 17, 2022, between 11.00 AM EAT and 12:30 PM EAT.

The session will focus on startup funding with the topic: MY STARTUP GOT FUNDING, HOW DID I DO IT?

Participants can expect top players in Africa’s emerging crypto sector to participate.

Among the attendees will be John Karanja, the moderator of the panel session. John is the CEO and Co- Founder of Melanin Solar, a startup that leverages blockchain technology and bitcoin, in creating accessible markets for solar energy across communities in Kenya.


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Karanja will be joined by the founders of leading crypto startups, Utu and Kotani Pay, projects that have raised funding in the blockchain and crypto space in Africa.



  • DATE : FEBRUARY 17, 2022
  • TIME : 11.00 AM – 12.20 PM


In the audience will also be VCs and investors within the blockchain and crypto space particularly focused on the African continent.

The discussion will be an opportunity to gain insights into the funding process for some of Africa’s earliest blockchain enterprises. The session is open to anyone and attendees will be allowed to raise questions about funding and the wider startup scene across Africa.

Blockhain, crypto, and fintech startups are especially encouraged to attend and learn.

To attend, register via this link:


About Catapult

This is a monthly 1-hr webinar series run by BitKE which features industry leaders, founders and thought leaders providing insights on WEB3 space, blockchain, fintech, IoT, and other emerging technologies.

The BitKE Catapult Series has been running for the last 2 years.

About UTU

UTU’s mission is to become the trust infrastructure of the entire internet replacing anonymous star ratings, reviews, and scores as the de facto trust mechanisms of our digital lives.

The UTU protocol uses blockchain to ensure reviews and ratings can’t be manipulated. The protocol compensates users who provide accurate ratings and allows full control of data privacy.

About KOTANI Pay

Kotani Pay is a technology stack that enables blockchain protocols, dApps, and blockchain fintech companies to integrate seamlessly to local payment channels in Africa.

Kotani Pay provides a reliable on and off-ramp service to reach a wider customer base that operates primarily on mobile money services.


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