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New ecosystem launched to disrupt the Insurance sector

Kenya’s Insurance sector is set to face disruption following the launch of a new InsurTech ecosystem seeking to create new solutions to the ailing...

Tech companies encouraged to take advantage of Garden City’s new ‘Grade...

A  Knight Frank report on the Kenyan Real Estate Market showed that demand of high quality ‘Grade A’ & B office space increased by...

Co-creation Hub launches its 1st ‘design lab’ in Kigali

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB) officially launched the ‘CcHUB Design Lab’. The new state-of-the-art lab, located in Kigali, Rwanda, sees CcHUB expand its physical presence to...

Record year for African tech startups as funding hits $334.5m

African tech startups smashed funding records in 2018 as 210 startups secured US$334.5 million worth of investment, with Nigeria emerging as the premier investment...

Nairobi Garage takes on Kenya’s Co-working scene

In 2013, the Global Co-working Census pointed out that there were only 24 co-working spaces in Africa. By 2015 there were over 250 active...

DEMO Africa announces keynote speakers, panelists for tech showcase in Casablanca

With a little under three weeks to go to the annual showcase that launches a new generation of African startups and entrepreneurs, the management...

MPost to represent Africa in the Startup World Cup in San...

MPost, a solution that converts your phone to a mobile post office, is this year’s winner of the ‘South Africa Innovation Summit – an...

Uganda, Kenya to represent EA at Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class...

East Africa is set to be represented by three startups from Uganda and Kenya at Google launchpad accelerator Africa class 2. The second Launchpad...

TechWadi, African Technology Foundation announce collaborative partnership

TechWadi recently announced its partnership with the African Technology Foundation to further expand its influence in promoting tech entrepreneurship on the African continent. Through this...

SA University students win IoT challenge with anti-poaching innovation

SqwidNet has announced the winners of its first IoT SA University Challenge. The challenge was designed to challenge students to develop and create innovative...

Kenyan startup takes home US$50,000 top prize from Visa’s Everywhere Initiative

Visa announced a tech startup based in Kenya, Mookh Africa, as the overall winner of its first ever Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) Everywhere Initiative, a global...

Andela launches Pan-African tech Hub in Kigali

Andela announced the launch of a pan-African technology hub in its fourth African market: Kigali, Rwanda. To fuel the expansion, Andela is partnering with...

Startupbootcamp Africa issues final call for tech startups

Startupbootcamp (SBC) Africa  is calling on top innovators across the world to apply to their final accelerator, with less than 2 days to go...

Ecobank launches fintech challenge competition for African start-ups

Ecobank has announced that they are currently welcoming submissions from all start-ups and developers in any of Africa’s 54 countries to enter its 2018...

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...

Top 16 finalists announced in Next Einstein Forum Ci2i Innovation Competition

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung announced the top 16 finalists for its second edition of the Challenge...

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...

MIT, Mastercard Foundation calls for applications for Africa’s innovative start-ups in...

The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, announced the launch of...

2018 Anzisha Prize opens calls for applications

The annual Anzisha Prize has launched the 2018 call for applications for Africa’s most innovative social and business entrepreneurs under the age of 22. Applicants will have the opportunity...

#NIW2018: UoN to build tech parks for fostering innovation in Kenya

The University of Nairobi (UoN) announced that they are building a technology park to help foster innovation in Kenya. Initial talks of the tech park...