• Research Report: The Ghanaian Ecosystem of Tech Startups and SMEs.

    With the backdrop of how digital innovation has contributed to significant growth in lower-middle-income (LMIC) economies, we see the increasing adoption of technology in Africa and Ghana in particular. The past three years, though challenging in many ways due to COVID 19, has witnessed exponential growth in startup activity,...
  • MEST Africa

    MEST Africa Appoints Melissa Nsiah as Director of Portfolio

    MEST, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology, has announced the appointment of Melissa Nsiah as its new Director of Portfolio. Melissa Nsiah, a business coach and operations management expert from Ghana, has been appointed the new director of the portfolio at MEST, the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology. Melissa, who was formerly...
  • Dash, Ghanaian Fintech Startup Raises $32.8 million in Seed Round Funding

    Dash, a Ghanaian payment platform has secured $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round led by various partners. A Ghanaian unified and accessible payments app, Dash has raised $32.8 million in an oversubscribed seed round headed by Insight Venture Partners, global private equity and venture capital firm based in...
  • New Comma, A Social Media Platform for African Creatives Launched in Ghana.

    In Ghana, a social media platform for African creatives called ‘New Comma’ has been launched by Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah. Natalie Narh and Nigel Atta-Mensah are the co-founders of New Comma – a 2020-based online platform focused on discovering, supporting, and providing opportunities to African and Black creatives....
  • TaskMate Launches In Kenya To Provide Locals With Money-Making Opportunities.

    TaskMate, a crowdsourcing app that lets people use smartphones to do tasks and get paid, has been launched in Kenya by Google. Google has just launched TaskMate, a crowdsourcing app that lets people use smartphones to do tasks and get paid, in Kenya after a year-long experiment in the East African country....
  • Ghana’s mPharma To Launch 100 Virtual Centres Across Africa

    MPharma, a Ghanaian health IT business, plans to create 100 virtual centres in seven African regions to deliver quality primary care in the communities they serve. MPharma, a Ghanaian health tech startup, is set to open 100 virtual centres across seven markets in Africa over the next six months....
  • Startup Funding: Andela Announces $200M Investment Led by SoftBank.

    Andela, which helps companies hire remote technology staff, has raised $200 million in new funding led by Softbank with participation from new investor Whale Rock. A global network for remote technical talent, Andela has revealed that it has raised $200 million in Series E funding, valuing the firm at...
  • 31 African startups selected for Smart Cities Innovation Programme

    Thirty-one African digital innovation startups have been chosen to participate in the Smart Cities Innovation Programme taking place in Kigali, Rwanda. Thirty-one African tech startups have been selected to take part in the Smart Cities Innovation Programme, which will help them scale up their products and services to boost...
  • Ghana’s Regina Honu and Miishe Addy Makes 2021 Quartz Africa Innovators List.

    Quartz Africa Innovators 2021 is the sixth edition of a series that identifies some of the most ambitious and imaginative minds on the continent. This year’s list focuses on female artists, activists, investors, and entrepreneurs whose innovations are helping their communities, countries, and the continent through a challenging period....