• Accra Digital Centre Launches Business Support Clinic for startups

    A Business Support Clinic (BSC) has been launched by Corporate Secretarial and Training Services in partnership with the Accra Digital Centre to help entrepreneurs and startups to grow their business. The Accra Digital Centre, in partnership with the Corporate Secretarial and Training Services, has launched a Business Support Clinic...
  • Uber Launches Taxis Boat Service in Lagos, Nigeria.

    Uber Technology Inc. launched a pilot phase of its boat business in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, on Friday, October 11, 2019. As part of its expansion plans into Africa, global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies LLC launched a pilot test of their taxi boat service in Lagos, Nigeria. As reported...
  • Research: 618 Active Tech Hubs in Africa – The Backbone of Africa’s Tech Ecosystem

    Technology ecosystems across Africa have witnessed incredible growth over the past few years, mainly boosted by a torrent of venture funds, development finance, corporate involvement, as well as ever-growing, innovative communities. The latest collaborative effort by Briter Bridges and the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator programme, identifies 618 active tech hubs....
  • Rwandan Software Development Startup, Exuus Wins Seedstars Kigali

    Rwandan software development firm Exuus has emerged the winner of last Friday’s Seedstars Kigali pitching event. Kigali-based Exuus has developed a digital and inter-operable decentralized ledger for saving groups. The startup was founded in 2014 by CEO Shema Steve (pictured above, middle). Exuus will now represent Rwanda at the Seedstars Africa summit which...
  • Edtech Startup, eCampus nominated for Mobex Africa Innovation Awards

    Ghanaian EdTech startup, eCampus – an innovative digital startup and integrated robust learning platform has been nominated for the Mobex Africa Innovation Awards. eCampus is an innovative, integrated robust learning platform that combines ease of content creation, access, and monitoring of student progress with easy payment solutions. eCampus literally...
  • MEST Africa invests $1.1m in Tech startups across Africa

    MEST Africa continues its commitment to early-stage startups, investing in eleven teams from its 2019 graduating cohort. Now in its 11th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, MEST Africa announced a funding round of US$1,1m in startups formed from its recently graduated 2019 training program cohort. Out of...
  • Travel & Experiences Startup, Tastemakers Africa have raised a $1 million seed round

    Travel and Experiences startup from New-York, Tastemakers Africa has raised a $1 million seed round — led by Precursor Ventures. New-York based travel and experiences startup, Tastemakers Africa have raised a $1 million seed round to help them connect people with authentic experiences and travel options. Whether you are...
  • A look at Innovation and technology in Rwanda’s development agenda

    Even though Rwanda’s entrepreneurial ecosystem remains young, this article explores Rwanda’s fast-track development agenda for it’s innovation and technology sectors. The conventional narrative about the last three decades of Rwanda’s socio-economic history unfolds this way: A small, landlocked country with a troubled past has turned the engine on under...
  • Tech-enabled logistics company, Kobo360 has officially launched in Ghana

    Tech-enabled logistics platform which connects the supply of trucks with the demand of transport services by freight/cargo owners, Kobo360 has officially launched operations in Ghana. One of the fastest growing technology companies in Africa focused on the logistics/ supply chain framework, Kobo360 has officially widened its operations to Ghana...