inCcelerate a new accelerator programme which will be offering Ugandan startups access to a full-time three-month programme that offers a practical pathway to design the best possible products through a hands-on curriculum, providing solid pathways for local entrepreneurs to gain skills, and also help innovators to navigate complex startup...
The Young Achievers Awards, an initiative that rewards excellence, hard work and innovation of youth in Uganda - on Tuesday announced their open nomination for its 9th edition. The nomination are open to young people who are impacting society and their communities through unique and creative entrepreneur and businesses and...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a Pan-African Entrepreneurship Portal-Platform, YAS (Youth for Africa and SDGs) for young African entrepreneurs with the intent of cultivating an ecosystem that will promote mentorship, funding, information-sharing and networking. The platform is facilitated by Dublin-based; Global management consulting and professional services firm; Accenture plc. "YAS will...
Uganda's Techpreneur; Abraham Natukunda for his innovation; eNose - a sensor for tea processing, has emerged among the 10 nominees of the 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) Awards in an announcement that was made today by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF). Abraham is the Founder and Managing Director of Inter Connect...
Two Ugandan entrepreneurs; Zilla Mary Arach; Co-Founder and CTO of Akorion, and Elizabeth Nyeko; Co-Founder of Mandulis Energy were listed among the six (6) African entrepreneurs that attended this year’s Westerwelle Young Founders Conference in Berlin, Germany where they learned and taught about German initiatives to foster entrepreneurship and...
Following last year's call for African entrepreneurs to send in their entries for the Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme - a program that seeks to support outstanding civic innovators in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation, 200 entrepreneurs were selected...
In addition to providing necessary tools for traditional entrepreneurs, the internet has created entirely new opportunities for venturing into business. Some of the biggest companies out there today are doing all of their business on the web. In fact, some business models wouldn’t even exist without the internet. Jumia, a...
Geoffrey Ssekatatwa, the founder of Ugandan startup Brent Technologies has emerged among the 12 top winners in the third edition of the Africa Entrepreneurship Awards 2017. The awards which are an initiative of BMCE BANK of Africa aim to support African entrepreneurs. They have since their launch in 2015, encouraged 33...
Kenyan incubator Nailab has announced the 15 startups; two Ugandan startups: ClinicPesa and Kaaro Health inclusive, that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme; implemented by the German International Cooperation on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development as part of BMZ’s Digital Africa Initiative. The...
Women in Technology Uganda (WITU) in partnership with U.S-based tech firm; Provide Her, have partnered to launch the Women Global Rising Project - an entrepreneurial training and job connection program that aims to support young women to find digital work, offering training in relevant digital skills, testing and connections. This program...