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4 Kenyan startups make it to final round of Visa’s Everywhere...

Leading fintech companies from the dynamic Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) technology startup community have made it to the finals of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global...

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...

East African techpreneurs take 5 spots in Forbes 30 Under 30...

Forbes Africa recently released its 30 under 30 series which was split into three: Creative, Technology and Business. Out of the 30 spots in...

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...

Regional winners of MEST Africa challenge 2018 announced

MEST Africa announced regional winners for its inaugural MEST Africa Challenge, the Pan-African startup pitch competition open to companies outside the MEST program. Winners...

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...

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...

DEMO Africa 2018 applications now open

The application window for startups to launch at the 2018 edition of DEMO Africa in Morocco is officially open. Stephen Ozoigbo, Managing Partner of the...

Google’s first Launchpad Accelerator Africa to have 4 startups from EA

East Africa is set to be represented by four startups in Google’s first Launchpad Accelerator Africa class. East Africa will have representatives from: Kenya, Uganda and...

Startupbootcamp set to host FastTrack tours across EA in March

Startupbootcamp (SBC) is set to host its FastTrack tours across East Africa this coming March. The SBC team, mentors and sponsors will use the...

Pawame nominated as finalist in the 10th annual SXSW

SXSW has selected Pawame as a finalist in the Payment and Fintech Technologies category; for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event The SXSW Accelerator is the marquee...

co-working space targeting startups launches in Kenya

Workstyle, a new serviced office and co-working space has launched in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. The company is targeting, among other clients, tech and business...

Moi student wins national qualifiers for global entrepreneur awards

The Kenyan chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) announced Towett Ngetich, CEO, Uthabiti Healthcare; and a student of Moi University, as the winner of the...

Nairobi Garage chosen as official Kenyan host of DataHack4FI

DataHack4FI has appointed Nairobi Garage as the the official host for the Kenyan leg of multi-country financial inclusion innovation competition. Following the announcement, Nairobi Garage is...

NIW Startups selection, judging criteria unveiled

Following the announcement, by the Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) Startups team, that deadline for applications to join the program is 31st January 2018, the panel...

Nairobi Innovation Week calls for startup registration

The Nairobi Innovation Week (NIW) organizing committee has announced that registration of Startups for the event is now open. Once NIW addmitssturtups, they stand a...

BMCE launches the final of African Entrepreneurship Award 2017

BMCE Bank of Africa has announced the launch of the final phase of the 3rd African Entrepreneurship Awards. Devised and developed by BMCE, the African...

40 start-ups shortlisted for Kes 20 million incubator fund

Standard Chartered Bank, in partnership with Strathmore University, have shortlisted 40 start-ups for the Kes 20 million Standard Chartered Women in Tech Incubator capacity building programme. The 40...

20 African start-ups enter World Bank digital acceleration program

Twenty of the most promising African digital start-ups will take part in the XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com) residency, the flagship initiative of the business accelerator...

Liquid Telecom set to support start-ups entering DataHack4FI

Liquid Telecom, is supporting start-ups entering the DataHack4FI innovation competition by providing free high-speed internet access and cloud-based services. Liquid Telecom will be providing high-speed,...
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