AURA, the African-based security and medical response marketplace, has secured R62 million (about $4 million) in a series A funding round, which was led by MultiChoice Group, KLT Holdings and Buffet Investments. This positions AURA favourably for its global expansion plans.

AURA is a marketplace that enables anyone to access the closest vetted private and public security and medical response unit to their location – anywhere, anytime – using a connected device.

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