With more than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applying to join the 4th cycle of The Tony Elumelu Foundation's 10-year, USD$100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, the Foundation on Thursday announced 1,000 African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas. TEF Founder, Tony O. Elumelu, in a press statement, said the number and quality...
BMCE Bank of Africa early this month announced its 4th edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) that was launched in 2014 at the Marrakech Global Entrepreneurship Summit and illustrates the bank's ambition to encourage entrepreneurship across borders in Africa by rewarding talent and technology. This initiative aims to support talented...
Uganda has been 'well' represented all over this world when it comes to innovation. Likes of; ClinicPesa, Kaaro Health who were selected in the Make-IT accelerator programme, Geoffrey Ssekatatwa who emerged among the 12 top winners in the 2017 Africa Entrepreneurship Awards. Other include; BareFoot Law, SafeBoda, Safe Futures, Evidence and...
Technology and Business development hub; TechBuzz will on 10th February, 2018 host an event to help and guide startup entrepreneurs that want to participate in the 4th cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Outstanding African entrepreneurs who have startups or business ideas with the potential to grow are encouraged...
The Centre for Global Enterprise (CGE) has launched a new training programme dedicated to African women entrepreneurs, with applications now open to the inaugural edition of the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC). AWEC is a 12-month training programme which aims to build a pan-African community of women entrepreneurs and business...
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...
Tech and Entrepreneurship innovation hub; TechBuzz has scheduled to kick start a "Startup Facility Program" - a comprehensive six (6) months facilitated program they has been recommended for starters, budding entrepreneurs, startups, innovators, and managers with the main aim of reducing the high rate of startup fails. With this Program, participants will...
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...
Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought together 24 Africa-based entrepreneurs to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative. The eFounders Initiative is the first step to fulfill the commitment Jack Ma made as the UNCTAD Special Adviser for Young Entrepreneurs and Small Business to help...
FitFeet; a Ugandan based footwear manufacturing social enterprise startup firm alongside 3 other African startups: Nigeria’s online automated savings platform Piggybank, Kenya's based micro-lending place for Africa Pezesha, and South African tradesman review and booking platform Kandua, will be a part of the 20th cohort of Silicon Valley-based incubator Blackbox Connect...