• 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...
  • Seedstars-Africa

    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...
  • Zazu

    Digital-Only Bank Startup, Zazu has Raised £200,000 From Seedrs.

    Zazu raises £200,000 through crowdfunding platform Seedrs to launch a digital-only bank in Africa Zazu, which began at the Ignite Accelerator as an e-commerce platform for farmers has raised over £200,000 for a 7.51% equity at a pre-money valuation of £2.5m to build a digital-only bank in Africa, bringing financial inclusion to millions. Co-founded by Perseus Mlambo –...
  • 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...
  • Facebook

    Facebook Supports TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

    Facebook gets behind African entrepreneurs in a ‘celebration of tech’ week as part of its sponsorship of TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa Showcasing Facebook’s passion for investing in creative, diverse talent across Africa, and nurturing the tech and startup ecosystem, Facebook announces a week-long celebration of activities as part of...
  • WhatsApp for Business

    WhatsApp For Business Rolled Out To Empower Businesses

    Mobile messaging platform, Whatsapp begins its WhatsApp For Business Program for businesses to connect with their customers in a fast and personal way. In what seems to be the first steps towards monetizing its platform, mobile messaging platform; WhatsApp has started testing ways for businesses to communicate with customers...
  • flutterwave

    Flutterwave Raises $10 million in Series A Funding Round

    Flutterwave Raises $10 million in Series A Funding Round from Greycroft Partners and Green Visor Greycroft Partners and Green Visor have led a Series A funding round of over $10 million in Flutterwave. They will be investing alongside existing investors like Y Combinator and new investors like Glynn Capital. Flutterwave,...