• 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...
  • 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...
  • Seedstars_ENEL

    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....
  • Kenfield Griffith CEO mSurvey

    Interview: Kenfield Griffith – Disrupting the global research market with mSurvey.

    Entrepreneurship In Emerging Markets: Engaging Conversations At Scale with Kenfield Griffith, CEO & Co-Founder of mSurvey Startup from Nairobi, Kenya. With thousands of consumers coming online every day, continental Africa is fertile ground for not only consumer goods, but targeted consumer product marketing. As consumer potential rises exponentially, data...
  • 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....
  • Cecil Nutakor of eCampus Emerges Winner of SingularityU WestAfrica Challenge

    Founder of eCampus, Cecil Nutakor from Ghana Emerges Winner of SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge. Ghanaian entrepreneur Cecil Nutakor, Founder and CEO of eCampus – an on-demand exams/test preparation and self-paced education platform from Ghana emerged the overall winner of the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge which took...
  • Startups Funding: 5 Trends In The African Technology Funding Space

    The second edition of the annual African Startups Funding Report, published by Disrupt Africa, finds African tech startups raised almost US$130 million in funding in 2016. The African Tech Startups Funding Report contains statistics and analyses for a host of African countries, as well as nine sectors. It also...
  • Google’s Launchpad Start Scheduled for Johannesburg in March 2017

    Startups based in South Africa and Southern Africa have until 24 February to apply to be part of Launchpad Start Johannesburg. Global software and technology giant Google has announced its first ever Developers Launchpad Start in Johannesburg, South Africa. The week-long bootcamp will see 20 startups participating in the programme,...
  • Bamba Raises $1.1 Million in 1st Seed Round Funding

    Bamba is a boutique data collection agency that specializes in innovative solutions for rapidly gathering cost-effective and high-quality consumer insights from emerging markets that can be otherwise challenging to reach African data collection startup Bamba has announced today that it has closed its first seed investment round after raising US$1.1...