A total of 100 Kenyan startups have been selected to pitch at the fourth annual Nairobi Innovation Week that is organized by the University of Nairobi that brings together various stakeholders on an annual basis to celebrate, re-focus and energize the innovation efforts. The university recognizes her critical role...
These days more and more companies are focusing on making it as easy as possible for employees to be productive. That’s why they’re turning to serviced offices and relying on technological advances in the workplace. In this article, we’re going to look at this type of office environment and...
In 2016, the Vodafone Institute for Society and Communication published a founders study titled “New World and Ancient Roles”, which revealed the barriers that women still face when starting a business. Based on the obvious needs of the study, F-LANE launched an accelerator Program that is unique in Europe since it focuses...
Startup.Info on Monday announced the winners of the “Startup of the Year 2018 competition” following an awards ceremony which took place in Casablanca at the end of last month. Following the success of the first edition of “Startup of the year Africa”, the collaborative startup magazine Startup.Info has reiterated its commitment to...
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...
Liquid Telecom Uganda, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has today announced a partnership with tech-incubation hub; the Innovation Village where they are to support local based startup with high speed internet and cloud-based services. Liquid Telecom Uganda formally known as Infocom, will work alongside innovation village...
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...
Switzerland based global seed-stage startups competition; Seedstars World has finally finished vetting Africa startups that will be competing with other global startups in its 4th annual global Seedstars summit competition in Switzerland come 2018. Sixteen (16) startups from 16 cities pitched their innovations/startups to a panel of judges emerging as...
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...
KPMG in partnership with Monitor publications Ltd hosted a panel discussion of renowned business management experts to analyse the Top 100 Mid- Sized companies’ Survey report 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel. Sponsors of the Top 100 Survey, Vodafone; DFCU, South African Airways, UIA & ICEA insurance also made observations...