• Chika Uwazie

    Chika Uwazie on HR Payroll Startup TalentBase Raising US$2 million to Expand

    Chika Uwazie shares on how TalentBase pays people without bank accounts, how they will get beyond organic growth and their latest fundraising round. Meet Chika Uwazie, Co-Founder, and CEO of TalentBase, a Nigerian a Human Resources and Payroll software for growing businesses across Africa, a solution she and her team...
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    Guest Post: Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists

    Johannesburg-based Broadcaster & Entrepreneur, Andile Masuku shares insights from African Tech Round-up podcast session with Mark Kaigwa and Musa Kalenga on “Investor Bias – The Problem with Venture Capitalists.” A few weeks ago one of Kenya’s finest digital heads, Mark Kaigwa, joined Musa Kalenga and me on the African...
  • OMG Digital

    Y Combinator-Backed Ghanaian Startup OMG Digital Closes $1.1M Seed Funding

    Y Combinator-Backed Ghanaian Startup OMG Digital Closes $1.1M Seed Funding from Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, and Comcast Ventures. Ghanaian tech startup, OMG Digital, has announced it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1 million from international investors Kima Ventures, Soma Capital, Comcast Ventures Catalyst Fund, Social Capital, M&Y Growth Partners,...
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    Guest Post: Africa is the next frontier for Venture Capitalists

    Head of MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship in Boston, Ali Diallo shares on Africa being the next frontier for Venture Capitalists. According to Clarium Capital founder Peter Thiel, entrepreneurs should look for secrets where no one is looking and turn them into business opportunities. Thiel says it...
  • Vusi Thembekwayo

    Vusi Thembekwayo Launches Entrepreneurship Mentorship Programme

    South African Venture Capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40, under his MyGrowthFund (MGF) Company. South African Venture Capitalist, Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40 under MyGrowthFund (MGF) a company he launched recently to find and nurture high-growth black entrepreneurs through funding, incubation and enterprise development platforms....
  • RwandAir launches flights to Cotonou and Abidjan

    Rwanda announced commencement of flights to Cotonou, in Benin and Abidjan in Ivory Coast effective October 8 with three weekly flights each. RwandAir – the flag carrier airline of Rwanda recently announced the commencement of flights to Cotonou, in Benin and Abidjan in Ivory Coast effective September 2st and...
  • Thundafund: The crowdfunding platform made for Africa

    In the egalitarian world of crowdfunding, most sites are much the same — largely passive templates for start-ups to vie for investment. While these tools may be advantageous abroad, in Africa… not so much. What works in New York might not necessarily work in Cape Town. Knowing this, one South African...
  • 5 Ways To Keep On Top Of Your Startup’s Finances

    The very early days of any business can be tough. This is a make or break period for any start-up and it’s a sobering thought to consider, as Forbes states, that 90% of them are doomed to fail. It’s not enough just to have a sound product or service...
  • Arik Air Unveils Payment Platform For Customers In Ghana

    Arik Air – West and Central Africa’s largest airline, has introduced new payment platform for customers in Accra aimed at simplifying the process of ticket payment. The new platform known as Paga settlement is now available in two banks, GT Bank and Standard Chartered Bank while Access Bank and...