• PitchDrive

    Meet The 14 Startups Representing Africa at PitchDrive 2017

    Meet the 14 selected startups set to participate in this year’s PitchDrive by Nigeria’s Co-creation Hub (CcHUB). Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Nigeria’s leading social innovation centre in partnership with Google for Entrepreneurs, has announced the names of the 14 selected startups set to participate in PitchDrive. PitchDrive is a three-week five-city European tech...
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    Video: Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma’s Full Speech in Kenya

    China’s Jack Ma announces support for African entrepreneurs, conservation efforts during his visit to Kenya. Earlier in July 2017, the Chinese billionaire and Founder of Alibaba; Jack Ma announced a $10 million fund for young African entrepreneurs building online businesses on the continent. The news came during his well-publicised...
  • Founding Women

    Support Founding Women Crowdfunding to Highlight African Female Tech Founders

    Contribute to this Founding Women crowdfunding book which aims to spotlight African female tech founders to inspire the next generation. According to a research on the funding landscape of most Africa tech ecosystems, young African women do not often get to see themselves represented in the tech space. This lack...
  • Jack Ma

    Jack Ma Backs Young African Entrepreneurs With $10 Million Fund

    Jack Ma Has Launched The African Young Entrepreneurs Fund To Support And Fund Online Businesses By Africa’s Youth Jack Ma is backing young African entrepreneurs with a new $10 million fund. The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced his African Young Entrepreneurs Fund at the Youth Connekt Africa Summit in...
  • Technovation

    Five Kenyan Girls Selected For 2017 Google Technovation Event

    Five Kenyan girls selected for 2017 Google Technovation Event from August 7 -11 in San Francisco, California. Five young girls from Kenya; Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Macrine Atieno and Ivy Akinyi are the only Africans selected to participate in the 2017 Google Technovation Event from August 7...
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    Seedstars, Enel Announce Partnership To Create Africa Energy Prize

    Partnering with Enel will give Seedstars a unique opportunity to reward tech startups striving to tackle the African continent’s energy challenges. The energy sector of sub-Saharan Africa is not yet able to meet the needs and aspirations of its citizens, with almost 600 million people lacking access to electricity....
  • iSpace Foundation

    iSpace Foundation Opens Applications for Women in Technology Programme

    iSpace Foundation opens applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program aimed at exposing young ladies to the world of technology and entrepreneurship. An innovation hub and co-working space, iSpace Foundation located in the heart of Accra have opened applications for its Unlocking Women and Technology (UWAT) program which...
  • GSMA Innovation Fund

    GSMA Launches Second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

    The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund to invest in and empower African Startups. The GSMA has launched its second Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund following the success of the first round which invested in start-ups across the continent. The Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa...
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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...