Pula, an African insuretech service provider startup that specialises in digital and agricultural insurance to derisk millions of smallholder farmers across Africa, has closed a $6 million series A fundraise. The Series A fund was led by TLcom Capital, with the participation of Women’s World Banking. The new investment will be used to scale up operations in the company’s existing 13 markets across Africa.

Launched in 2015 by Rose Goslinga and Thomas Njeru, Pula designs and delivers...