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    UNICEF Funding Opportunity for Blockchain Startups. $50-90K Equity-Free Investments Available

    The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make $50-90K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity. If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open source prototype (or you are willing to make it open-source)...
  • SafeBoda Drivers

    How to Buy Safeboda Credit Using Mobile Money in Uganda

    Uganda’s Moto-Taxis SafeBoda partners with MTN Uganda and Airtel for riders to buy credit through Mobile Money. Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers/riders wear helmets,...
  • Demo-Africa

    Two Ghanaian Startups Selected for DEMO Africa 2017

    Two Ghanaian startups Bisa and Kudigo selected amongst 35 startups to pitch at DEMO Africa 2017 The 2017 Demo Africa Technology Startup launch event is set to take place on 23-24 November 2017 in Johannesburg, South-Africa. “We received a total of 956 applications this year, which is about 20% more...
  • Usalama wins HiiL’s Innovating Justice Bootcamp in Nairobi

    Kenya‘s Usalama adjudged winner of this year’s Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice BootCamp in Nairobi.  Usalama, a platform that connects users and emergency service providers including ambulance, security, police and even road-side assistance is the 2017 winner of The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law...
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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...
  • Africa Science Week

    Africa Science Week Aims to Recalibrate Innovation Among Young People

    Africa Science Week aims to develop tomorrow’s scientists and technologists by engaging children and young people in scientific activities. The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung has launched the NEF Africa Science Week in Nairobi,...
  • 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...
  • Livia App

    Livia App Wants To Be The Uber for Ordering and Delivering Drugs

    Livia App – The medicine ordering and delivery platform aim to be the ‘Uber’ for Chemists. Livia app is an Uber-like mobile app which allows users order medicine and personal care items from a wide selection of chemists online. The service which officially launched today will allow users order medicine...
  • Bitland Ghana

    Bitland Want To Revolutionize Land Sale and Title Registration in Ghana.

    Meet Bitland – A blockchain technology startup aimed at stamping out corruption in land sale and title registration issues among Ghanaians. Bitland – a blockchain technology startup from Ghana aims to stamp out corruption and is touting to “free up trillions of dollars” in locked capital for infrastructure development. The...