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...

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StelooLive - Defining House Music Genre in Ghana

Today's young Africans are more inspired and determined to cause a change with their ideas. These Entrepreneurs, Developers, Innovators, Inventors and Fashion/Music startups are very fervent in their quest to transform the African continent with their ideas and skills than the earlier generation. Not everyone understands House Music. It’s a spiritual thing, a body thing, a soul thing and a lifestyle. I'm ...

09 Sep 6:56 AM 2 Read More...

“Entrepreneurship Isn’t About Easy Money” - Markos Lemma

June, 2013 I met up with Markos Lemma, co-founder of iceAddis - an Innovation Hub based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the eLearning Africa 2013 summit In Windhoek, Namibia. Upon interacting with each and sharing ideas, we realised we contribute to Global Voices Online blog and even had 15+ real mutual friends in common. I kept asking myself, why haven't I come across Markos since I started blogging and reaching ou...

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Interview: Raindolf Owusu - Co-founder of Oasis Websoft (Anansi OS)

Perceptions of Africa as a continent of poverty and despair are being challenged by the day. Mobile devices are replacing conventional health, commerce and communications infrastructure - allowing Africa to leapfrog the development path the west followed. Ghana currently has a mobile-phone penetration of 80.5% which is helping developers find their feet in the Software development market. Below is an interview ...

24 Aug 6:43 PM 3 Read More...

Interview: Ghanaian Startup NandiMobile Moving Into Next Phase of Business

In March 2011 the Ghanaian startup NandiMobile was granted the “Best Business” award at the LAUNCH Conference in San Francisco, where more than 100 start-ups from around the world presented and debuted their products and services. Almost 1,5 years later VC4Africa spoke to co-founder Edward Amartey-Tagoe (on the left in the picture above) to see how they have progressed since then. Can you convince the reader ...

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