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[South Africa] Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem Centbee raises £1 million
18-04-2019 | 08:35:00
South African-based Bitcoin company, Centbee, has announced that it has closed its Series A round with entrepreneur Calvin Ayre, founder of Antigua-based investment firm, Ayre Ventures and CoinGeek.
Seedstars and First Growth Ventures to launch a $100M fund to invest in African tech startups
18-04-2019 | 06:28:49
Seedstars has announced a new partnership with Paris-based First Growth Ventures to launch a $100 million fund to invest in African tech startups.
MEST Africa and Microsoft to host the 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit in Nairobi
17-04-2019 | 01:50:35
MEST Africa, the Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund and incubator, has officially announced its fourth annual MEST Africa Summit, in collaboration with Microsoft.
[Kenya] Mettā launches its Clean Energy Accelerator Program
11-04-2019 | 06:14:00
Mettā Nairobi in Partnership with What Design Can Do (WDCD), Social Enterprise NL and IKEA Foundation has announced the launch of Clean Energy Accelerator Program.
African tech startups raised US$1.163 billion in equity funding in 2018, Partech Africa Report
10-04-2019 | 08:39:06
African tech startups raised a total of US$1.163 billion in equity funding in 2018. This is according to the Partech Africa annual report on the financing of African Startups.
Visa and Branch collaborate to expand financial access across Sub-Saharan Africa
10-04-2019 | 06:26:02
Visa, the global payments technology company and Branch, have announced a partnership that will see virtual Visa prepaid debit cards offered to over 2 million consumers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Kenya] Standard Chartered launches Africa eXellerator innovation hub to support African fintechs
10-04-2019 | 06:18:00
Standard Chartered Bank today announced the official opening of its Africa eXellerator lab, an innovation hub that will serve as a platform to collaborate with fintechs in Kenya and the broader African region.
[Nigeria] Paylater rebrands as Carbon
09-04-2019 | 09:56:04
Paylater, the Nigerian fintech company specializing in consumer lending, has confirmed its name change in light of its growing banking services.
Cisco launches incubation hub in Kenya targeting SMMEs
09-04-2019 | 06:20:00
Cisco has announced the launch an Incubation hub in Kenya. This Incubation Centre will impart business knowledge and speed up access to market for Small Medium and Micro Enterprises.
IFC launches program to support promising financial technology startups in Egypt
09-04-2019 | 06:00:00
IFC has launched a program to support the development of Egypt’s fintech space that will help startups extend crucial financial services.
Beep Tool unveils m-naira mobile payment and money transfer app in Nigeria
08-04-2019 | 06:38:16
BeepTool, an indigenous tech start-up based in Lagos Nigeria has unveiled m-naira App, designed to bridge the gap in financial inclusion, mobile payment and remittance space.
Applications opened for Jack Ma’s US$10 Million Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative
04-04-2019 | 06:07:18
The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has officially opened applications for African entrepreneurs from all countries, sectors and age groups.
Essential steps for starting a small business
01-04-2019 | 11:39:00
Starting your own business can be a very rewarding thing to do. Freeing yourself from the tedium of a 9 to 5 job and being able to be your own boss and make your own decisions can be liberating.
Global Logistics Platform Kobo360 to Launch in Ghana and Kenya
28-03-2019 | 05:32:00
Kobo360, the technology logistics platform, today announced that it will expand operations into Accra, Ghana and Nairobi, Kenya.
Oracle partners with the Government of Ghana to support local entrepreneurs
27-03-2019 | 13:15:33
The Oracle Global Startup Ecosystem and the Government of Ghana have announced a new collaborative effort to support technology-enabled startups and entrepreneurs across Ghana.
IFC, Tunisian government launch startup program to support entrepreneurs and create jobs
26-03-2019 | 06:12:00
IFC and Tunisia’s Ministry of Communication Technologies and Digital Economy are launching a ground-breaking program designed to support high-potential startups and drive innovation across North Africa.
German company, Plutos Ventures, partners Ampion to launch seed capital fund for African startups
25-03-2019 | 08:24:00
Africa-focused Ampion and Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding have together founded Ampion Ventures, the goal of which is to build scalable digital business models in selected African countries.
[South Africa] FlexClub raises $1.2M, partners with Uber Mexico
21-03-2019 | 06:33:40
South Africa’s startup FlexClub has closed a $1.2 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital.
Silicon Valley-based startup Accelerator Founder Institute launches New Chapter in Lagos
21-03-2019 | 05:58:45
The Founder Institute, an idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program has launched a new chapter in Lagos, Nigeria targeting to work with 20 tech startups annualy.
Google announces 12 startups to take part in its third Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme
20-03-2019 | 07:35:00
Google has announced the 12 African startups that will take part in its third Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme
[Kenya] TechnoServe, Moody’s Foundation partnership to equip 1,000 entrepreneurs with business skills
19-03-2019 | 09:04:11
Development organization TechnoServe has announced a new partnership with Moody’s to empower entrepreneurs in the informal settlements of Nairobi.
[Ghana] AirtelTigo unveils Flexi Business solution with focus on SMEs
15-03-2019 | 06:54:00
On a journey to catalyze innovation and fast-track growth for businesses, AirtelTigo Business has rolled out “Flexi Business”, a tailor-made mobile solution for small and medium enterprises.
SAP, Google Cloud launch Global Sustainability Contest for social entrepreneurs
14-03-2019 | 06:22:00
SAP and Google Cloud have launched a Global Sustainability Contest for Social Entrepreneurs looking for revenue-generating ideas that use data analytics and machine learning to power circular economy businesses.
[Kenya] Blockchain Startup CapAgri selected into æternity Ventures’s 2nd Starfleet Accelerator Program
14-03-2019 | 05:57:22
Kenya’s CapAGRI Africa has been selected among the most-promising seed stage blockchain startups from around the world to take part in æternity Venture’s ‘Starfleet’ Accelerator Programme.
Two African Startups make it to Gray Matters Capital Calibrator program
13-03-2019 | 08:03:18
Two African startups, Kenya’s MumsVillage and Sierra Leone’s Mosabi have made it to the second cohort of Gray Matters Capital’s Calibrator program – GMC Calibrator.
Ampion and Plutos Ventures launch new venture for Africa-focused startups
13-03-2019 | 05:30:20
Africa-focused Ampion and Berlin-based Plutos Ventures Holding have announced the founding of Ampion Ventures to support African startups with seed capital and strategic expertise support.
[South Africa] Omidyar Network launches new venture firm to support fintech entrepreneurs
13-03-2019 | 05:10:25
The Financial Inclusion Initiative at Omidyar Network has announced the launch Flourish, a new venture firm focused on backing fintech entrepreneurs in emerging markets.
[South Africa] Government rolls out free WIFI in Eastern Cape targeting students, small businesses
12-03-2019 | 08:03:49
The local communities of Sterkspruit, just outside Aliwal North in the Eastern Cape, will now be able to connect their cellphones to the free WiFi that was officially launched by Communications Minister.
[Nigeria] OneFi secures $5m debt facility from Lendable
11-03-2019 | 09:04:00
OneFi has secured a $5M debt facility for its consumer facing platform, Paylater. The facility comes from New York and Nairobi-based Lendable, a technology-enabled funding provider to African consumer and SME lenders.
Formalizing South Africa’s SMEs offers opportunities for jobs, economic contribution, IFC study shows
07-03-2019 | 06:00:00
South Africa’s financial institutions and policymakers have a big opportunity to create jobs by expanding financial services in a stronger business environment for smaller businesses.
3 Kenyan EdTech startups selected to pitch at The ‘Next Billion’ EdTech Prize in Dubai
06-03-2019 | 03:01:25
Three Kenyan startups are among the ten edtech startups from Africa selected to pitch at this year’s Next Billion EdTech Prize. A total of 30 startups from across the world are expected to pitch at the competition, with 10 coming from Africa.
Regional partners for Jack Ma’s $10 Million Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative named
06-03-2019 | 02:54:14
NINE from Nigeria, RiseUp from Egypt, and 22 On Sloane from South Africa have been named as the official Western, Northern, and Southern Africa regional for Jack Ma’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) partners.
Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity to support five more African firms
06-03-2019 | 02:45:17
The Mastercard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) today announced that five companies will receive a total of US$4,438,551 to support its financial inclusion agenda in Africa.
[Nigeria] Fintech platform TeamApt closes $5.5M Series A Round
01-03-2019 | 14:29:33
TeamApt, a Nigerian fintech company that provides digital solutions and payment infrastructure for Africa, has closed on a $5.5M Series A round, led by Quantum Capital Partners.
Jack Ma’s US$10 Million Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative applications to open in March 2019
20-02-2019 | 07:16:48
Jack Ma’s US$10 MillionThe Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) will officially call for applications starting from the 27th of March 2019.
[Kenya] BRCK acquires Surf to become one of the largest public WiFi networks in Sub-Saharan Africa
20-02-2019 | 04:19:00
Kenyan hardware and connectivity startup BRCK has announced that it has acquired local public WiFi provider Surf and parent company EveryLayer.
Sanofi VivaTech challenge applications extended to February 22nd
20-02-2019 | 04:12:14
Sanofi has announced the extension of the registration period for the call for proposals for this year’s VivaTech, an annual technology conference, dedicated to innovation and startups to February 22nd 2019.
South Africa announces incubation programme for small businesses
08-02-2019 | 10:44:14
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will this year focus on significantly expanding the small business incubation programme.
[Kenya] Recruitment startup Shortlist raises $2m series A to help firms identify hidden talent
07-02-2019 | 06:39:20
Shortlist has raised $2 million series A led by Blue Haven Initiative, with participation from Compass Venture Capital, existing investor Zephyr Acorn, and several others.
[Kenya] Nairobi Garage opens third business hub
06-02-2019 | 06:34:31
Nairobi Garage has launched new premises in Nairobi Karen, now offering three state-of-the-art hubs creating an interlinking coworking network spanning the whole of Nairobi.
[South Africa] AI tech startup, Cortex Logic, secures investment to grow business beyond Africa
06-02-2019 | 05:23:30
South African based Artificial Intelligence Software & Solutions provider Cortex Logic has secured growth investment to expand it’s reach to new clients in Europe and USA.
Fund for Export Development in Africa set up to provide seed capital to SMEs
05-02-2019 | 07:57:05
The operationalization of the newly-created Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) has moved into high gear with the holding of the pre-incorporation meeting of the Board of Directors in Cairo.
[South Africa] Kalon Venture Partners leads a $1.5M round investment into Flow
30-01-2019 | 05:23:59
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners has announced a lead investment of $1,465,400 in local proptech platform Flow, an app that rewards tenants for good behaviour.
[Nigeria] Andela secures $100m Series D funding
28-01-2019 | 10:18:23
Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, has announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding.
[Kenya] Sanofi sets three challenges for African startups to innovate health
25-01-2019 | 04:03:00
Sanofi, and a major player in innovation in Africa, has launching three challenges for African startups to find innovative solutions to improve access to healthcare and transform the health ecosystem throughout the continent.
African Innovators Shine during Zayed Sustainability Prize’s 2019 Awards Ceremony
23-01-2019 | 09:52:43
African innovators excelled at this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize annual awards ceremony on January 14 2019, winning in three out of five categories including Energy, Food and Global High Schools.
[Nigeria] CDC announces new investment to support high-growth SMEs
23-01-2019 | 07:53:00
CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, has announced a new investment designed to support high-growth SMEs in Nigeria.
IFC, Mauritania government partner to strengthen entrepreneurship and business environment
22-01-2019 | 07:06:54
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an advisory agreement with the Government of Mauritania to improve the business environment and strengthen entrepreneurship in the country.
[Kenya] Visa launches ‘’She’s Next, Empowered by Visa’’ initiative to support female Entrepreneurs
17-01-2019 | 09:23:00
Visa has announced that it is launching a global initiative – She’s Next, Empowered by Visa – to encourage women small business owners as they build, sustain and advance their businesses.
[Nigeria] Digital content publisher Publiseer accepted to Singularity’s Global Startup Program
17-01-2019 | 04:50:00
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer has been accepted to Singularity University’s Global Startup Program.
[Kenya] African tech startups to pitch at the Airbus BizLab open day
17-01-2019 | 04:22:46
African tech startups have invited to present their ideas to experts, investors and the media at the Airbus BizLab #Africa4Future open day to be held in Nairobi.
[Kenya] Lendable closes second round of asset-backed pass-through notes with institutional investors to expand access to credit across sub-Saharan Africa
16-01-2019 | 05:39:00
Lendable, Inc. has announced the closing of an innovative secured dual tranche 36-month note program, called Multi-Originator Segregated Portfolio 2, or “MOP2”.
MEST Africa opens applications for its second annual MEST Africa Challenge
16-01-2019 | 05:32:13
MEST Africa has opened applications for its second annual MEST Africa Challenge, a Pan-African pitch competition for scale-ups based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa or Cote d’Ivoire.
[Kenya] Mobile lender, Branch, raises Ksh 500M for local expansion
16-01-2019 | 05:17:37
Digital lender Branch International has today announced its largest commercial paper issuance to date, raising Ksh500 million, following a Ksh350 million issuance in 2018 and a Ksh200 million issuance in 2017.
[Malawi] Moveable assets scheme assists over 16,000 small businesses access formal credit
10-01-2019 | 11:57:00
Standing inside his wholesale shop in Blantyre, Malawi, Asuman Mbalaga is busy checking his stock.
Africa Internship Academy tackles African youth unemployment with entrepreneurship programmes
09-01-2019 | 13:24:50
The Africa Internship Academy, a youth employment accelerator provides entrepreneurship programs for secondary, higher education students and graduates to gain entrepreneurial and employable skills.
Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M, report
09-01-2019 | 06:30:59
Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M according to the Digest Africa INDEX, an annual report that summarises Africa’s technology investment landscape.
[Kenya] M-KOPA raises new funding from Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation
02-01-2019 | 05:06:10
Pay-as-you-go solar and finance company M-KOPA has raised funding from Japanese multinational, Sumitomo Corporation to empower homes and small businesses.
IFC, National Committee for the Business Environment partner to unlock potential of private sector in Morocco
28-12-2018 | 08:12:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the National Committee for the Business Environment (CNEA), have signed an agreement designed to improve the business climate in Morocco.
Sol Wallet announces entry into South Africa
28-12-2018 | 06:05:00
SOL Wallet, a fintech startup, has announced its launch in South Africa.
[Ghana] AgroCenta receives $250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Grant
21-12-2018 | 09:08:00
AgroCenta has been selected to be the recipient of $250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Grant, funded by UK DFID, Australian AID, and the GSMA and its members.
[Kenya] Sanitary products’ dispenser startup YZ-ME International wins 1M seed capital from Sinapis
20-12-2018 | 05:35:00
Sanitary products vending startup YZ-ME International has won a 1 million shillings capital injection from Sinapis Organisation. The startup won the capital during the Sinapis business pitching competition held in Nairobi this month.
UNICEF Innovation Fund invests $100k into Tunisia’s startup Utopixar
19-12-2018 | 05:32:09
Utopixar, a Tunisian startup set to deliver a social collaboration tool for communities and organisations has received up to $100,000 from UNICEF to improve the lives of the country’s most vulnerable children.
[SA Business Week] Mixed fortunes for public and private sectors
14-12-2018 | 19:30:00
The public and private sectors have this week recorded heightened activities with partnerships, trade and capital markets dominating headlines.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Africa’s silver bullet is in its new tribe
13-12-2018 | 13:29:59
In East Africa, a group of vanguard youthful innovators are transforming the region into a tech powerhouse through modern innovations.
[Egypt] IFC invests $1 million in Vezeeta to bolster health innovations
13-12-2018 | 11:09:17
IFC is investing $1 million in Vezeeta, an Egyptian technology company that operates an online platform that allows patients to quickly find doctors.
[South Africa] Insurtech startup Pineapple accepted into US Insurance accelerator
13-12-2018 | 08:41:59
More than a year and a month after insurance tech startup Pineapple raised R5.2m from Lireas Holdings, the strategic investment arm of Hannover-Re Group Africa, the startup has now been accepted into The Hartford Insurtech Hub.
AfDB and Entreprenarium launch master classes for 200 women entrepreneurs
12-12-2018 | 10:53:27
The African Development Bank, as part of its Initiative to Support Access to Women in Africa (AFAWA), in partnership with Entreprenarium, has launched training sessions for 200 women entrepreneurs.
[South Africa] Startup Guide, the global guide for startup launches innovation hub in Johannesburg
12-12-2018 | 10:03:00
After launching in Cape Town earlier this year, Startup Guide, the global guide for startups in high-growth innovation hubs in Europe, the US and the Middle East, is open to nominations in Johannesburg.
Konza Technopolis and Huawei to set up an innovation hub in Kenya
12-12-2018 | 09:36:19
Konza Technopolis Development Authority and Huawei have announced plans to set up an innovation hub in Kenya, at Machakos University dubbed Konza Innovation Hub.
[Nigeria] TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 highlights achievements of top innovators and startups in Africa
12-12-2018 | 05:58:00
M-SCAN, a company that develops portable mobile ultrasound devices, was crowned as Sub-Saharan Africa’s Most Promising Startup at TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018, held in Lagos, Nigeria.
[Egypt] e-health startup Vezeeta receives $1m funding from IFC
11-12-2018 | 13:18:00
Egyptian e-health startup Vezeeta has raised $1 million in additional funding from IFC to add to the $12 million in Series C financing it raised earlier this year to continue its international expansion.
[Ivory Coast] Janngo launches Jexport to accelerate SMEs access to regional, international market
11-12-2018 | 06:29:00
Janngo has launched in Ivory Coast its first online platform www.Jexport.ci, bridging access to market and competitiveness gaps.
IFC invests $6 million in Kobo360 to boost supply chain for African mass market goods
10-12-2018 | 13:03:46
IFC has announced a $6 million equity investment in Kobo360 Inc, a tech-enabled e-logistics platform that connects the supply of trucks with the demand for transportation services by cargo owners in Nigeria.
GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal targeting entrepreneurs
07-12-2018 | 13:36:51
General Electric has launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program.
IFC identifies 100 startups that are key to speeding up innovation in Africa
07-12-2018 | 06:14:00
IFC and Egypt’s Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have selected over 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation in Africa.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Cultivating the Facebook farming revolution to grow African economies
06-12-2018 | 13:31:08
In less than a decade, Africa ICT sector has experienced an unprecedented boom that has caught the world’s attention.
Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub names CEO ahead of launch
04-12-2018 | 11:38:15
After two years of intensive development, the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub (MAFH) will be launching in December.
Digital payments platform BitPesa raises $5m from Sompo Holdings to revolutionize cross-border payments
29-11-2018 | 09:17:00
Kenya’s BitPesa has raised $5m from Japanese insurance group Sompo Holdings in a move expected to revolutionize cross-border payments and insurance services globally.
[Kenya] 12 finalists of Google Impact Challenge announced
29-11-2018 | 06:09:45
Google has announced the 12 finalists of the first Google Impact Challenge in Kenya. Lewa Wildlife Marathon was named the winner of the Public Vote, while African Prisons Project, Startup Lions and Ujuzi Kilimo Solutions won the Judges’ Vote.
Port It Global closes seed round to drive market expansion in Africa and South America
28-11-2018 | 13:04:00
Mobile phone data-driven financial platform Port It Global Inc has closed a Seed round of funding led by Energy Access Ventures (EAV) to drive market expansion in Africa and South America.
IFC, Cluster Solaire support Cleantech start-ups’ ecosystem building in Morocco
26-11-2018 | 14:36:33
IFC and the Cluster Solaire have launched a new Morocco Climate Entrepreneurship Program
[Uganda] MTN launches US$270,000 fund to support technology startups
22-11-2018 | 05:51:13
MTN has announced the launch of Ugx1bn (US$270,000) fund to support technology startups in Uganda. The fund is expected to provide a financial boost to startups that participate in the MTN innovation challenge series.
[Nigeria] Agritech startup Farmcrowdy celebrates its second anniversary of empowering with close to 8,000 farmers
21-11-2018 | 12:18:59
Nigeria’s digital agriculture platform Farmcrowdy, recently celebrated its second year of empowering close to 8,000 farmers across 10 states in the country.
16 African Startups Shortlisted for the 2019 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
21-11-2018 | 06:37:46
The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the 16 African startups that have been shortlisted for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation.
12 African startups accepted into Knife Capital’s 4th Grindstone Accelerator
21-11-2018 | 05:39:00
South African venture capital firm Knife Capital has announced the twelve African startups that will take part in its fourth Grindstone Accelerator programme.
World Bank Group launches L’Afrique Excelle to support Francophone Africa’s top tech entrepreneurs
19-11-2018 | 12:55:00
The World Bank Group has announced L’Afrique Excelle, a six-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising growth stage technology start-ups operating in Francophone Africa.
[South Africa] Fintech FinChatBot secures $500,000 investment from Compass VC, Kalon Venture Partners
19-11-2018 | 08:25:00
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners and Mauritius-based Compass Venture Capital have announced their co-investment into one of the leading financial services chatbot providers, FinChatBot
ANDE South Africa launches Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot
16-11-2018 | 09:23:39
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, ANDE, has launched Gauteng Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Snapshot in South Africa.
[Kenya] Standard Chartered’s ‘Women in Tech’ accelerator program attracts over 180 women-led startups
15-11-2018 | 19:04:00
Standard Chartered’s ‘Women in Tech’ accelerator program has attracted over 180 women-led startup teams with plans to have the applicants cut down to 40 during a shortlisting exercise slated for later this week.
[Startup Interview] Job Mutai, Co Founder, New Age Media, Kenya
15-11-2018 | 14:26:00
Job Mutai is the Co Founder and the Creative Director of New Age Media agency, a marketing, communications and media company based in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Nigeria] Mainone partners with MEST to provide high-speed internet for incubator
15-11-2018 | 09:37:00
MainOne has partnered with the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology to provide high-speed internet access to the MEST Incubator in Ikoyi, Lagos.
[Startup Interview] Musawa Mukupa, Founder, Health Literacy Zambia
15-11-2018 | 06:43:38
Despite spirited efforts to provide affordable education to all in Zambia, more than 80,000 children of school going age are out of school.
Two Kenyan startups among Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program graduates
14-11-2018 | 04:04:00
Two Kenyan startups, Cloud9xp and PayGo Energy were among the second class of 11 startups who graduated this week from Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program in Lagos.
[South Africa] Liquid Telecom extends Microsoft Azure from Cape to Cairo
13-11-2018 | 11:29:00
Liquid Telecom has extended the availability of Microsoft Azure from the Cape to Cairo, continuing its lead in the African cloud revolution.
Technology gives Kenyan farmers access to transparent marketplace
13-11-2018 | 10:56:00
Twiga Foods, a Kenyan mobile phone platform that sells bananas and other produce from small-scale farmers to local vendors and markets is offering local farmers access to a transparent marketplace.
Johnson & Johnson Launches Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0
08-11-2018 | 10:35:42
Johnson & Johnson has launched the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0, a continent-wide competition calling on African innovators to submit ideas for innovative technologies, products and solutions that have the potential to create positive impact for African communities.
14 fintech startups selected for the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa program
07-11-2018 | 12:05:00
14 Fintech startups have been selected to join the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa program scheduled to take place between the 5th and 9th of November at the LHoFT.
Nairobi-based Novastar Ventures launches $72.5M fund, launches in Nigeria
07-11-2018 | 09:00:00
Kenyan Venture Capitalist firm, Novastar Ventures has raised $72.5 million for its second fund, Novastar II.
Self-insurance startup Franc Group wins Seedstars Johannesburg
07-11-2018 | 07:13:46
Self-insurance platform Franc Group has been selected the winner of Seedstars Johannesburg pitch event. The startup will now be heading to the Seedstars South Africa Finals that will be held on November 14th.