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...
Earlier this morning MTN Uganda officially named a panel of judges for its 2nd annual MTN Innovation awards. Following the judges, the telecom firm has finally released the full list of the nominees that will be exhibiting at the Shoprite Lugogo grounds where the finalists will be determined. The...
Teleco firm; MTN Uganda has today announced officially a panel of five judges that will make the decision on the winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The judges were selected on the basis of their experience in understanding technology and potential to offer an objective assessment of the...
Netherlands-based travel fare aggregator and booking service firm; Booking.com in collaboration with STEAMD firm; iamtheCODE are seeking to recruit top developers (**Females emphasized a lot) through a Hackathon that will held from 23rd to 24th November, 2017 that will be addressing the sustainable development goals in Uganda. The hackathon is in...
Uganda's telecom giant; MTN Uganda will on Saturday, October 28th 2017 host an exhibition for the 45 selected nominees that were selected from the 200 submissions for its 2nd annual MTN Innovation Awards that will be held at the Shoprite Lugogo Mall parking area. The purpose of the exhibition is for...
Tech and incubation hub; Hive Colab will on Thursday host the Traction Camp - a regional acceleration program supported by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program and the governments of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kenya aimed at nurturing startups in East Africa, so as to create globally competitive, growth-oriented,...
Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab); an early-stage accelerator backed by the Gates Foundation that supports entrepreneurs refine, grow and launch ground-breaking fintech ventures in developing countries has opened applications for its third startup bootcamp, which looks to identify and invest more than USD$1 million in African startups. During the one week bootcamp, entrepreneurs will...
Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE); a central hub designed to educate, inspire and prepare startup communities for the digital age, returns with its 2nd annual digital startup accelerator program for entrepreneurs residing in or seeking to launch a company in Africa, open to all SMEs, startups, innovators, and freelancers. Interested applicants can...
US-based online publisher of tech industry news; TechCrunch earllier this week on Tuesday chose 15 startups across Africa to pitch at their annual Battlefield startup competition - one of the world’s premier startup competitions. Sponsored by Facebook, the competition was the first of its kind in Africa, and thus was looking...
In May this year, we reported ten (10) startup and social entrepreneurial teams that emerged as finalists for the second call for applications of the Up Accelerate Program - pitching their startup ideas to a panel of independent judges; Mr. Alfred Wise; Country Director of Living Goods in Uganda, Ms. Susan Ajok;...