Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

Kitiwa, PaySail & PollAfrique Wins At Seedstars Accra Event

Despite the never-ending rains in Accra, about 20 startups joined in the fun as they pitched their products at the Seedstars Accra event. The event, held at the Lizzy Sports Complex in East-Legon in partnership with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) on June 5, 2014 brought together several investors, tech entrepreneurs and stakeholders in the Ghanaian tech space. Kitiwa - a startup f...

09 Jun 9:47 PM 0 Read More...

The Accra Technology and Innovation Startup Scene

Cross-posting from the Seedstars World Blog Accra, “4th City to Visit According to the New York Times” and Now West Africa’s Startup Hub. Welcome to Accra. Ghana’s capital and West Africa’s Startup Hub. Believe it or not, there are more startup founders here than the rest of the sixteen member ECOWAS countries. Located on the Lokko Streets of the Christiansburg Estates in Osu, Accra and also on...

04 Jun 6:05 PM 0 Read More...

The State of the Internet

This is a guest post by Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng. Follow him on Twitter: @Kwabena for more. An important and obvious market trend is the migration and use of mobile and web applications by consumers, especially middle-class mobile users in Ghana. In a country where Internet penetration is still below 30%, it is still interesting to realize how this minority population is familiar with mobile apps released ...

28 May 6:24 PM 0 Read More...

Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year Announced.

The Schwab Foundation announced the 2014 Africa Social Entrepreneurs of the Year from different sectors and countries across the region at World Economic Summit on Africa from May 7 - 9, 2014 at Abuja, Nigeria. Ashesi University's Founder Patrick Awuah Jr. was one of six Africans awarded Entrepreneurs of the Year by Schwab Foundation. The honorees working in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria and Tanzania are ...

09 May 2:59 PM 0 Read More...

JUMIA Partners African Fashion Week Nigeria to Promote Nigerian Fashion

JUMIA - Nigeria’s largest online retailer with over 20,000 fashion items in store has recently expanded its reach promoting more Nigerian fashion with a partnership with African Fashion Week Nigeria. Jumia Nigeria is the one stop for fashion in Nigeria, giving as much visibility as possible to Nigerian designers to showcase their products online and reach their target audience all over Nigeria. This lates...

08 May 10:23 PM 0 Read More...
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