Posts Tagged ‘Startup’

StartMe – A South African Crowdfunding Site

On cp-Africa South Africa has for a long time been a frontrunner in the Sub-Saharan Africa startup scene, pioneering business models and start-ups. StartMe a crowd-funding platform for South African Entrepreneurs and Investors. Founded in 2011, StartMe is the next generation of business investment. It is a new way to fund entrepreneurs, artists, schools and community projects in South Africa by crowd-fundin...

09 Nov 7:45 AM 0 Read More...

African Gathering 2012 Hosts Africa’s Technology and Innovation Hub Managers

"Across Africa, we have seen countless examples of people taking control of their destiny, and making change from the bottom up.” -- President Barack Obama 2009 Africa Gathering will be hosting it's festival of technologies & innovation event at the Thomas Reuters Foundation, London on June 15, 2012. This year's event is focusing on the role of technology hubs and start-ups in stimulating private sector develo...

13 Jun 2:34 PM 0 Read More...

Accra Startup Weekend

From November 18th – 20th 2011; the first Accra Startup Weekend will take place at the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in East-Legon, Accra. About Startup Weekend Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups! Startup Weekends are weekend-long,...

16 Nov 6:50 PM 2 Read More...

Re-Blog: African Entrepreneurs Are Making Ghana Into a Tech Startup Hub

Step aside, Silicon Valley and Bangalore. A group of aspiring web entrepreneurs in Ghana are looking to turn Accra into the newest startup hub. The nonprofit World Wide Web Foundation is working with local developers through a training program called Mobile Web Ghana to give participants the business and technology skills they need to leverage ideas into successful mobile web companies. [caption id="" align="alignce...

09 Sep 12:55 PM 4 Read More...

Garage48 Opens in Accra, Ghana

[caption id="attachment_1244" align="aligncenter" width="700" caption="Garage48 : 13 - 15 May, 2011. Accra, Ghana."][/caption] The past couple of months saw several technology focused events happening in the capital of Ghana, Accra. Most recent was the Innovation Week 2011 [iWeek 2011] which again offered me the opportunity to show-case my Social Media know-how to participants and other technocrats who attended. Jus...

19 Apr 4:41 PM 1 Read More...
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