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...

24 Nov 3:26 PM 0 Read More...

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 launched in 2012...

14 Nov 11:54 PM 0 Read More...

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...

10 Oct 7:57 AM 0 Read More...

New Photo Sharing App - Suba Launched by Ghanaian Developers.

Two Ghanaian developers have launched Suba app, an event-based iOS and Android mobile app that allows everyone at fun social gatherings (from concerts to weddings) to see and share photos together in one central photo stream. Suba - a new mobile app that lets everyone at events see and share photos together in one central photo stream. The name Suba reflects the “flow” of the app’s novel photo viewing...

24 Sep 12:46 PM 0 Read More...

gOman Deliveries Seeks To Disrupt Courier Service in Ghana

  As part of my online series on Ghanaian startups creating products and services that are disrupting well-established businesses, this week's focus is on gOman. gOman, is a delivery and courier service targeted at providing quick, secure and affordable deliveries to ecommerce sites, product shops, banks and corporate organizations and private individuals who may have need for the convenience of a del...

04 Sep 7:44 PM 0 Read More...
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