Maad raises $3.2M seed funding

Maad, a B2B e-commerce startup based in Senegal, has secured $3.2 million debt-equity funding to bolster its growth in the western Africa country and to explore fresh opportunities in the wider Francophone region. The seed round was led by Ventures Platform, with participation from Seedstars International Ventures, Reflect Ventures, Oui Capital, Launch Africa, Voltron Capital…

This Working Mom Overcame Decades of Employment Bias to Become The CEO of Her Own 6K-Figure Company. Here’s How She Overcame Adversity.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s no secret that working mothers still face discrimination in the workplace. With few legal protections in place, many moms are pushed out of workplaces (laid off or fired) and subjected to stereotypes about their competency. I’ve faced discrimination as a working mother several times since 1997.…