After Seedstar major announcement of its startup search tour dates back in May this year, four African startups have so far been chosen from four cities; Harare, Accra, Kigali, and Kampala, and will participate at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. But before proceeding to Switzerland, all...
On Wednesday 8th, August 2018, Ecobank announced 11 finalists for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge – a challenge that gives African Fintech startups a chance to promote their Fintech solutions, and potentially to partner with Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The 11 finalists; Lypa (Kenya), Wallet.ng (Nigeria),...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, in May this year announced its global tour search up dates for its 5th Annual Seedstars summit - with the African tour that begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and is scheduled to end on...
The National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U) through the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance (MoICT) and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) on Thursday organized a Workshop on Intellectual Property (IP) for ICT innovators at the Ministry of ICT & National Guidance Information Access Centre (IAC). The workshop aimed...
The United Nations Population Fund Uganda in partnership with Outbox Hub and Reach A Hand Uganda have on Tuesday launched another annual edition of its health based social incubator Up Accelerate; The WAY Edition focusing on supporting youth from eight districts of Adjumani, Agago, Amuru, Arua, Kitgum, Lamwo, Moyo,...
Ecobank last week announced 11 finalists for its second annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge - a challenge that gives African Fintech startups a chance to promote their Fintech solutions, and potentially to partner with Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. The challenge is designed in partnership with the...
The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, last week announced the finalists of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize for Innovation in Financial Inclusion that saw 10 of African startups make it. The competition founded in 2015...
Innovation makes the world go around, and in many ways gives us something to look forward to. Thanks to the many innovations that continue to emerge in technology, the world has become interconnected, fast-paced, and continues to evolve. The impacts of technology have been felt in just about every...
Ugandan startups Akaboxi - a digital financial inclusion system that enables smallholder farmers in a community to manage and monitor their savings together, and Lawyers 4 Farmers -  a team of lawyers working with farmers to help them solve legal challenges they face, are among the 23 African startups that emerge finalists...
The Uganda Technology And Management University (UTAMU) has selected 35 students from different universities across the country to participate at its Agriculture Hackathon - funded by the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC). The selected students are given up to 5 days beginning 30th July to 3rd August to come up with ICT...