Rwanda’s Think Incubator Calls On Startups for 2nd Cohort

Rwanda’s Think Technology Calls On Start-ups for 2nd Cohort. Submit entries via http://www.think.rw by 21 February. Rwanda's technology incubator - think calls for high-potential, Africa-focused technology companies to apply for a 6-month accelerator program in Rwanda. In this second round, think seeks to support exceptional tech startups to develop innovative digital solutions for Africa. Backed by T...

22 Jan 1:28 PM 0 Read More...

Al Jazeera's Innovate Africa Features Ghana's Game Startup - Leti Arts

In this week’s episode of Al Jazeera’s Innovate Africa, presenter Ndoni Khanyile visits Accra to interview Leti Arts’ Eyram Tawia, who is developing an African superhero gaming universe. “The gaming industry in the US is bigger than the movie and the music industry combined,” says Eyram. “The whole focus of the company is to fill in a vacuum in Africa, to pioneer the gaming industry in Africa.” ...

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Lagos Named Among Five Most Promising Startup Cities In Emerging Markets

  When asked to name the world’s startup capitals, people normally think of Silicon Valley, London or New York. But with innovation on the march globally, the emerging markets have strong potential to become the next hotspots for entrepreneurs. According to World Bank data, there are now more than 90 tech hubs across Africa. Regions such as South East Asia have also caught the eye of both investors and i...

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Jumia Launches in Ghana

Africa’s number one online retailer now present in Ghana and eight African countries   Online retail giant Jumia often referred to as the "Amazon of Africa" has launched operations in Ghana. The e-commerce site which is backed financially by the German venture capital firm Rocket Internet announced their expansion into Ghana after successfully launching in Uganda. From reports; Jumia first launch...

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Beam Remit From Ghana To Disrupt African Remittance Industry

  This article was originally published on CoinTelegraph.com by  Sophie Shuhcmacher Beam is a brand new bitcoin company looking to shake up the African remittance industry. They are utilizing Bitcoin’s payment system and borderless nature to give Ghanaians cheaper and quicker remittances. When bitcoins are sent to Beam, Beam will immediately turn the bitcoins into Ghana’s fiat currency, the Gh...

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