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Applications open for 2019 MEST Africa scale-up pitch competition

MEST Africa has announced the launch of applications for its second annual MEST Africa Challenge, a Pan-African pitch competition for scale-ups based in Ghana,...

Applications for 1st East African Alibaba Netpreneur program closes January 20th

Alibaba Business School has announced January 20th 2019 as the closing day for applications for the first Rwandan and East African Alibaba Netpreneur Training...

Applications for TEF entrepreneurship programme 2019 opens 1st January

On the 1st of January 2019, at 12am, WAT, the Tony Elumelu Foundation will begin accepting applications for the fifth cycle of its Entrepreneurship...

Cellulant announces partnership with 2018 Pwani Innovation Week

Cellulant recently announced its partnership and title sponsorship of the inaugural Pwani Innovation Week in conjunction with Swahilipot Hub.The event will be hosted in...

DEMO Africa 2018 winners announced

Over four full days of thrilling ecosystem activities, the 7th edition of DEMO Africa closed with a beautiful ceremony at the Studio Arts des Vivants in...

Kenyan based start-up emerges as runners up at Zambezi Prize, wins...

Kenyan based start-up, Tulaa, was named by the Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Mastercard...

Microsoft’s Airband grant fund invests in Kenyan start-up

Agsol, a Kenyan start-up based in Nairobi which manufactures solar-powered agro processing machines for off-grid farming communities, has been selected for Microsoft’s third annual Airband...

Dutch FMO grant boosts African FinTech Lendable

Dutch Development Bank FMO is extending a convertible grant to Kenyan-based FinTech platform Lendable providing a ‘first loss’ backstop that is expected to unlock...

Top 30 startup finalists announced for DEMO Africa 2018 in Casablanca

Following a few months of innovation roadshows, city tours and virtual adjudication, the management team of DEMO Africa today announced the selection of the...

UCT Solutions Space hosts Cape Town DEMO Africa Edition as Reginize...

The DEMO Africa second leg of the South Africa tour, Cape Town saw many promising start-ups attending the event to pitch. The event that...

DEMO Ventures names Tania Ngima as CEO

DEMO Ventures, the fund investment arm of DEMO Africa, has announce the appointment of Tania Ngima as its CEO with effect from 15th July....

DEMO tours take North and South Africa by storm

In a lead-up to the main event to be hosted in Morocco, DEMO Africa has been holding tours all over the continent to locate...

African women in technology conference to take place in Kenya

The African Women in Technology (AWIT) Conference is scheduled to take place from July 19 - 21, 2018. Hosted yearly by IBOM LLC, the...

Google calls for nonprofits, social enterprises in Kenya to apply for...

Google Africa is calling on nonprofits, social enterprises and businesses in Kenya for the Google Impact Challenge Kenya for a chance to compete for...

Senegal’s Team OwnLabs wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018

Ericsson has announced that Team OwnLabs, from Senegal, is the overall winner of the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) 2018 competition. The four finalist teams...

Nigeria’s Publiseer selected to participate at live pitch competition in Nairobi

Nigerian digital publishing company Publiseer has been selected for the shortlist of startup to pitch at the Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition taking place...

Orange invests in Kenya based Africa’s Talking

Orange Digital Ventures Africa, the Orange investment fund’s new initiative for Africa launched last June, has announced its first investment, helping Africa’s Talking to...

GE partners Lagos State, others to host tech conference for Nigerian...

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE partnered with the Lagos State Government and others...

Kenya’s mSurvey secures $3.5m series A investment

mSurvey, A mobile-first consumer feedback platform for businesses and consumers in Africa, has secured a Series A round of USD$3.5m, led by Africa focused...
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