• Amma Gyampoh

    Amma Gyampo: The Ghanaian Woman Jumpstarting African Startups

    Amma Gyampo to moderate a panel of Agri-Tech entrepreneurs and share her insight on West Africa’s technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. Nicknamed “The Matchmaker” Amma Gyampo, the founder of AmDeCo, a network of business development, coaching, partnership and advisory consultants will be a presenter at the Tech in Ghana Conference (TIGC) on 21- 22 November...
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    Meet the 17 Startups Pitching at Seedstars Africa 2017 Event

    17 African startups invited to pitch at Seedstars Africa Regional Summit scheduled for Maputo, Mozambique on December 14, 2017. Seedstars World (SSW), the global community and platform for entrepreneurs in technology in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is hosting the third annual Seedstars Africa Summit that connects the most...
  • Somali Accelerator

    10 Startups From Somali based Innovate Venture Graduates With $30,000 Investment

    The second cohort of 10 startups from Somali based Innovate Venture graduated from their programme and received $30,000 seed investment. Innovate Ventures, the leading Somali tech and business startup accelerator launched in partnership with VC4A, Telesom and the Work in Progress! Alliance, had their second cohort of 10 startups from...
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    Frontier Digital Ventures & Jumia Swaps 3 Online Classified Portals in Africa.

    Frontier Digital Ventures has bought 3 online property classifieds portals from Jumia, a major online classifieds group in Africa. Malaysia-based Frontier Digital Ventures has acquired three online property classified portals from Africa’s Jumia in exchange for the former’s classified horizontal platform in West Africa, Afribaba. Jumia’s portals are existing competitors to Frontier’s...
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    Fintech: Ghana’s Bloom Impact Raises Funding From Engineers Without Borders

    Ghanaian financial technology startup, Bloom Impact raises funding from Engineers Without Borders to scale its operations. Ghanaian fintech startup, Bloom Impact has raised funding from Canada’s Engineers Without Borders Ventures to help scale up its operations and give more people access to financial services in Africa. Bloom Impact co-founded...
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    5 African Women Techpreneurs To Pitch At Start-up Night! Afrika, Germany.

    The five African Women in Tech will be pitching in Berlin during the Start-up Night! Afrika kind courtesy Lionesses of Africa. 5 leading women-led startups from Africa have been selected to pitch their innovative digital platforms, apps and solutions to big business, government, investors and influencers in Berlin on...
  • Lori Systems

    Lori Systems wins Best of Show at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

    Kenyan based startup, Lori Systems won The Best of Show at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa and headed to San Francisco for Disrupt SF 2018. At the very beginning, there were 15 startups coming from all around Africa. After an incredibly fierce competition in Nairobi, Kenya, here are the winners...
  • AgroCenta

    Ghana’s Agrocenta Wins #TCBattleField Africa’s Social Good Category

    Ghanaian mobile agriculture startup, AgroCenta wins TechCrunch’s Battlefield Africa Social Good Category in Nairobi, Kenya. At the just ended Startup Battlefield Africa competition organized by TechCrunch with support from Facebook in Nairobi, Kenya; Ghana’s AgroCenta won the Social Good Category. TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2017, sponsored by Facebook, searched...
  • Andela

    Andela Raises $40M To Connect Africa’s Engineering Talents

    Zuckerberg-backed Andela raises $40 million to connect tech firms with Africa’s best software developers Andela, the company that builds high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers, today announced that the company has secured $40M in Series C funding. The investment was led by pan-African venture firm CRE...