Kenyan Innovators Set to Pitch to Investors as UberPitch Returns

Kenyan entrepreneurs are set to pitch their startups to investors and Executive officers at the back of an Uber in the 2017 edition of the UberPitch. The pitch which is organized by...

UCC Sponsors ‘Wekebere’ Innovator Tashobya to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Ugandan software engineer, Stephen Tashobya who is also the maker of diagnostic delivery device, Wekebere has Thursday morning received an air ticket and accommodation package ahead of the Mobile World Congress...
Sage Foundation is keen to support organisations that are currently small but have ambitions to expand, grow and deliver sustainable change. Image Credit: venturesafrica

Sage Foundation Launches a New $1 Million Fund For Non-profit and Charity Organizations

Sage Foundation has today launched a new $1 million fund; Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund which is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans,...
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Students in Arusha,Tanzania Embark on Robot Making Preparations

A total of 30 students from Suye and Moshono Secondary Schools in Arusha City under the supervision of technological experts from Korea, are currently building three types of programmable Robots; 1....
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Four Kenyan Startups Win US$580 Grant at the Ed-tech Mobile Hackathon

With fourteen (14) teams from Nairobi and Mombasa participating at the first ed-tech mobile hackathon hosted by Ideation Worldwide in Nairobi last week, four (4) Kenyan startups; Uni-Informal (Most Innovative), Mayne...
18 African Countries Will Take Part in the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland in April 6th at the Swiss Tech Convention Centre in Lausanne. Image Credit: Seedstars World

18 African Countries Will Take Part at the 4th Annual Seedstars Summit in Switzerland...

Seedstars World toured Africa over the course of 2016, selecting winning startups in Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia,...
Winners pose for a group photo with the judges and other officials.

Four Ugandan Startups Win $10000 Seed Fund in Up Accelerate Program

At least four Ugandan start-up groups have been awarded USD 10000 each, to assist them in the development of transformative solutions to tackle persistent sexual and reproductive health bottlenecks in the...
Officials from the Ministry of ICT look on as Afrosoft innovators pitch their innovations.

Government Can Only Support Organized Innovators – ICT Ministry Permanent Secretary

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Communication Technology and National Guidance, Vincent Waiswa Bagiire has revealed that the government is willing to support innovators if their projects are well...
Winner of Entrepreneurship Award Lazaro Mwakipesile Tanzania 2015. Photo Credit: AFIF

Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Announced

Out of the 51 projects from around Africa, Six innovative projects from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania have been nominated as finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship...

Here are the Five African Inventions to Look out for this Year

2017! we hope to see and expect much more this year, ranging from innovation, to tech, to fintech, and so forth. Earlier this week, we mentioned one innovation that was carried...
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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...