She Leads Africa Launches 2015 Entrepreneur Showcase

She Leads Africa has announced the launch of its second annual Entrepreneur Showcase for the most talented female entrepreneurs across Africa and the diaspora. This event is the premier platform for young female entrepreneurs looking to grow and scale their businesses across Africa. Participants in the competition will compete for $15,000 in cash prizes, media features in international news outlets, and exclusive...

09 May 9:53 AM 0 Read More...

Entrepreneurial Interview: Dayo Osikoya - The Code School, Ghana

The Code School is an 8-week intensive beginner-friendly coding school at the iSpace Innovation Hub in Accra run by Dayo Osikoya and his team. Interested participants are taken through the fundamentals of technical skills needed to make beautiful web and mobile apps. I interviewed Dayo Osikoya, Founder and CEO of The Code School to find out more about this great initiative. This interview is the fourth in s...

13 Apr 3:07 PM 0 Read More...

10 Startups Selected for Rwanda's THINK Incubation Program

Tech incubator think announced today the top 10 finalists for its second cohort. Selected finalists are in the running for investment and incubation from Tigo and its parent company Millicom at the state-of-the-art think incubation site. The second cohort will build on the success of think’s first cohort comprised of Rwandan company TorQue and Nigerian company Cribpark, who both received investment, access t...

08 Apr 6:12 PM 0 Read More...

Winners of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme Announced!

The Tony Elumelu Foundation has unveiled 1,000 African Entrepreneurs as inaugural winners of Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. Over 20,000 African entrepreneurs from 52 countries applied to the programme, representing the creativity and potential on display across the continent. The initial 1,000 selected for the 2015 class are a remarkable group of entrepreneurs who are a testament to the ability of...

24 Mar 5:21 AM 0 Read More...

4 Teams Emerge Winners at Ghana’s Negawatt Weekend

Four teams emerged winners from the Ghanaian leg of the World Bank’s Negawatt Weekend, earning a place in a three-week bootcamp and the chance to compete against other winners from across the world. The Negawatt Challenge hosts innovation competitions in cities worldwide, aimed at finding solutions to transform the use of energy in various cities. Kenya is hosting its own Negawatt Weekend on March 21-22, while...

18 Mar 4:20 PM 0 Read More...
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