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    Nigeria’s Cowrywise listed as one of the world changing startups to watch in 2019

    Cowrywise, a Nigerian fintech startup which allows its users to save and invest through an automated process has been listed on Kairos's 50 Global Emerging Startups...
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    Applications Open: 2019 MEST Entrepreneurial Training Program.

    Applications are still open for the 2019 Meltwater Entrepreneurial Training Program that equips the trainees with seed funding for their ventures/startups. The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), like the name, suggests is an entrepreneur training program that also goes as far as equipping the trainees with seed funding...
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    Love watching animation? Try making it with South Africa’s TriggerFish

    Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the principles of animation and the tools they need to make their first short films. Ever wondered how Dragon Ball Z or the latest Pixar movie was animated? Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the...
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    Cameroon’s Rebecca Enonchong part of UN Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board

    Cameroonian Tech-entrepreneur and CEO of AppsTech; Rebecca Enonchong has been elected into the United Nations (UN) Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board. Cameroonian born technology entrepreneur, Rebecca Enonchong has been elected into the United Nations (UN) Africa Digital Identity Advisory Board, chaired by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and an Ethiopia’s...
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    2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey on South African Startups

    Leading technology and startups blog; Ventureburn has released its 2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey which took a look at 153 South African startups. Ventureburn has released its 2018 Ventureburn Tech Startup Survey powered by Telkom Futuremakers which took a look at 153 South African startups to gauge the state of...
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    Kenyan Startup Twiga Foods has secured $10 million from IFC and TLcom

    Kenyan start-up Twiga Foods has secured $10 million investment from World Bank’s investment arm, the International Finance Corporation and TLcom Capital. Twiga Foods connects smallholder farmers in rural areas to informal retail vendors in cities. The startup uses a mobile platform to match supply and demand, aggregating market participants...
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    11 African Startups Graduate from Google’s Launchpad Accelerator 2

    Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Class 2 announces Eleven African Startups in Lagos, Nigeria after a 3-month program to build the digital ecosystem in their countries. The second class of startups to go through Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa program graduated today in Lagos after a 3-month program. The 11 startups comprising Launchpad...
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    Vaya, Zimbabwe’s ride-hailing service debut operations in Harare.

    A ride-hailing service, Vaya launched by Cassava Smartech, an Econet Wireless company will be available to commuters in the country’s capital, Harare from 2019. Zimbabwe now has an app based ride-hailing service which will first be available in the capital, Harare. Known as Vaya Lift, the service has been...
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    Ghana’s Cowtribe Receives USD$300K Funding From Kaplan Foundation

    Ghanaian agritech startup CowTribe has secured a $300, 000 investment from the US-based Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. The startup made the announcement earlier today in a post on Twitter. In a subsequent phone call with Ventureburn, CowTribe co-founder and CEO Awin Peter (pictured above, second from right) said the investment was in the...