Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Google Africa Drums Up Support for Nigeria’s 440

Google Africa is drumming up support for 440, the new startup accelerator founded by 88mph and L5Lab to inject between $20k-110k into startups in Nigeria for 10-25% equity. In a blog post, Elija Kitaka, Google Africa program manager said: “We are very excited to be supporting 440 in creating new opportunities for Nigerian startups to build great products for the local market, Africa and the world. Applica...

02 Aug 8:22 AM 0 Read More...

DEMO Africa’s Top 40 Tech Startups of 2014

DEMO Africa has just announced the 40 chosen tech startups that will launch their product on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. The finalists come from all over the continent with 14 startups from Nigeria followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the event organizers more than 400 applications were received, proving that there is great ambition in the local tech scene. Nigeria’s Minister for ...

14 Jul 7:54 PM 0 Read More...

World Cup Song for the Black Stars – Wiyaala

Wiyaala’s newest single, Go Go Black Stars…Goal! released on the Djimba World Record label, features tribal drums, stadium choruses, three Ghanaian languages as well as English. The song was inspired by SuperSport’s anchorman Yaw Ampofo Ankrah after he saw Wiyaala sing at a fashion show in Accra and suggested she write a song for the Black Stars. The singer, who is currently in South Africa recording the...

25 Apr 7:33 AM 0 Read More...

Forbes 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014

The Forbes List: Meet the 30 prodigies transforming Africa. There has never been a more inspired generation of young Africans. These builders, innovators and risk takers are fervent in their resolve to transform the continent. They are solving critical socio-economic problems, exporting African culture to the world, creating job opportunities for Africans, re-telling Africa’s stories, and writing the future. ...

11 Feb 6:49 PM 0 Read More...

Lagos to Host 1st Angel Fair West Africa

Africa’s technology startup ecosystem is still nascent and peculiarly opaque, making it hard for serious players on both sides to find each other, reports TechCabal. In view of the above, a 2-days Angel Fair West Africa is been organized in Lagos, Nigeria from March 30 - 31, 2014. About 100 investors and entrepreneurs from within and outside Africa will come together to “do deals” in Lagos during the inaugur...

04 Feb 12:58 PM 0 Read More...
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