Tony Elumelu's TEEP Bootcamp Kick-Off in Lagos, Nigeria

The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), a $100 million Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative, will from July 10 to 12, hold a boot camp for 1,000 entrepreneurs in Nigeria. The participants, selected from over 20,000 applicants from all over Africa are expected to converge in Ota, Ogun State, at the largest ever gathering of emerging entrepreneurs on the continent. The boot camp, a milesto...

09 Jul 10:32 AM 0 Read More...

Meet KISUA - A New Face for African Fashion.

Kisua - is a new eCommerce platform that’s collaborating with a wide variety of African designers to create ready-to-wear capsule collections that will be available online. Kisua is a Swahili word and it means garment, suit or well-dressed person. A major reason why African fashion hasn’t made a name for itself around the globe is that people outside of Africa have trouble acquiring its products. But as ...

23 Jun 12:11 PM 0 Read More...

Ride-sharing Startup GoMyWay To Launch in Ghana

Nigerian ride-sharing service GoMyWay is planned to launch operations in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. It works very much works like any other service of its kind just like - Lyft - the San Francisco-based ride-sharing service via smartphone. Whether you’re a offering lifts or looking for a ride, you have to sign up on the GoMyWay website and list the details of your journey. The app has a seat ...

18 Jun 3:43 PM 0 Read More...

Africa Techies To Compete in Hackathon for Social Good

A first of its kind hackathon will bring together edtech (education technology) entrepreneurs from throughout Africa to explore and develop new paths and methods for sustainable change in social systems. Taking place from May 17 – 20, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the aim of the game is in the title: over four intensive days of competitive creation, participants of the Gamify it! Hackathon! will set out to prov...

16 May 12:31 PM 0 Read More...

Twitter Chat: The #eLA15 edTech – May 8, 12PM GMT

Where do I start? What knowledge do I need? What are the main traps? 35% of young people in Africa have no access to secondary education or technical skills development, and 82 million adults lack basic literacy skills(1), but budding education technology entrepreneurs across the continent are recognizing the untapped business potential of the African education market, and coming up with innovative solutions ...

29 Apr 1:58 PM 0 Read More...
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