The Pan-African meeting of SMEs managers, entrepreneurs, investors and government representatives convened by EMRC (www.EMRC.be), will take place from 13-16 February in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will focus on entrepreneurship and innovation and access to finance in key sectors such as energy, water, ICT, health and agriculture. Highlights of the AFIF 2017 official agenda: ...
Africa's startups event, DEMO-Africa has released the key-dates for activities ahead of its annual technology startups launch event scheduled for 6th and 7th September 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. DEMO-Africa has revealed that the application portal for the 2017 edition of the startup launch event is now open and startups have...
More than 300 global and African thought leaders and youth agripreneurs will come together for The MasterCard Foundation’s second Young Africa Works Summit on February 16-17 in Kigali, Rwanda. The event will spark new thinking on how Africa’s growing youth population can transform the agricultural sector. Fifty young people will...
During the week of 13-17 March 2017, the World Communication Forum, will be held again in Switzerland, for the 8th time. However, this time the Forum is planned to be very different. Compared to its previous 7 editions that took place in Davos, the upcoming WCF will offer a larger...
Digital disruption is shifting the balance stay of power in financial services and influencing the way, millions of people bank their money, make payments, remittances and more, in a continent where mobile phone penetration exceed bank accounts and bank cards ownership, combined. Africa’s highly regulated financial industry now needs to...
After a successful first meeting in Dakar earlier this year, this meeting sought to develop concrete proposals around three initiatives: Increasing the number of PhDs, creating and structuring the Africa Research Chair Initiative (ARCI) and developing mechanisms to harness research mobility within Africa
As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, Enterprise Uganda has put the focus on Information Communication Technology to highlight the dual role that ICT plays in the entrepreneurship workspace. “ICT is one of those silent key success factors for a business these days. Every business needs ICT to survive and...
Every third week of November, Enterprise Uganda leads the country in celebrating the Global Entrepreneurship Week. This year’s event falls from 14th to 20th November. The GEW is meant to showcase the products of entrepreneurship and encourage more people to get into the act of starting their own businesses....
Global seed-stage startup competition Seedstars World will host the second edition of its annual Africa Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on December 7-9, aimed at connecting African entrepreneurs with ecosystem players, investors and corporates. Seedstars World, which was won last year by South African mobile recruitment startup Giraffe, held its inaugural...
Microsoft has announced it's New York City event, where the company says it will reveal "what's next for Windows 10." This is being thought to be the new Surface desktop that was tipped earlier. The event will kick off on October 26 this year at 10am EDT (5pm EAT) and will...