1776 Selects 5 African Cities To Host The 4th Annual Global Challenge Cup

Washington-based Global Incubator and Seed Fund firm, 1776 in partnership with investment firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley on Tuesday last...

MasterCard Commits $1M to Support Startups in Rwanda

The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD1 million over three years to support the growth of small business owners in Rwanda. The...

Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars Tour Edition

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 cities (previously was 20 cities) across all...
Seedstar Global Summit 2017 in Switzerland. Photo Credit: Seedstar

Three African Startups That Made it to the 2017 Seedstar Summit Finals, Declaring a...

Early this year, PC Tech Magazine reported a total of 70 startups from 65 countries across the world were selected to compete at the Seedstars Global summit in Switzerland. And of the 70 startups,...
Pictured are some of the few developers the Hub is currently working with. Photo Credit: TechBuzz Hub

A New Hub Opens in Uganda Targeting Youth Passionate in Entrepreneurship & Tech Startups

Tech hubs and incubators in Africa are growing on an almost weekly basis and to our concern, this won't probably stop. In September 2015, a mapping exercise done by the World...
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Kopo Kopo Partners With MasterCard to Launch Masterpass QR in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kopo Kopo, a Kenyan merchant acquisition, engagement and management startup has partnered payments company MasterCard to launch Masterpass QR in eleven markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Masterpass QR is a fast, convenient and...
Tech Accelerator Inkomoko, Bank of Kigali to Offer Interest-Free Loans to Startups. Photo Credit: Hope Magazine

Rwanda: Tech Accelerator Inkomoko, Bank of Kigali to Offer Interest-Free Loans to Startups

Rwandan Tech Accelerator, Inkomoko and the Bank of Kigali have partnered to launch an accelerator program to boost Startups in the small East African country. Dubbed Urumuri initiative, the 7 month program...
Africa is one of the fastest growing regions of the world, and organizations all around the world support this growth through strong collaborations that encourage innovation and accelerate advancements. (Photo Courtesy: Johnson & Johnson)

Full List: Winners of the First Annual Edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017

US based Pharmaceutical firm; Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday announced the winners of their first annual edition of the Africa Innovation Challenge 2017 at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. The Challenge was part of the firm’s...

SingularityU East Africa Global Impact Challenge 2017

California-based higher learning institution; Singularity University is looking for East African innovators that have an idea or working on a solution that can solve one of the 12 Global Grand Challenges – worldwide...
Picture: Showing are the Kenyan software developers participating in a hackathon organised by Nokia in June 2012. However, Internet of Things has commanded the attention of developers and tech professionals alike. Image Credit: Developlocal

Opportunity: Applications Open for the 4th Annual GSMA Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund

Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities Innovation Fund launched in June 2013 and supported by the United Kingdom (UK) government, aims to test and scale the use of mobile to improve or...
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The 7th Annual Edition of the ACIA Kicks Off Today

Following last year's success, today kicks off the 7th annual edition of the Annual Communication Innovation Awards (ACIA); that aims to foster greater local involvement in the...