Innoventures launches “Startup Reactor” Fourth Cycle in Partnership with VC4A and SRI

Innoventures has just opened applications for the fourth cycle of its accelerator program ‘Startup Reactor’ in partnership with VC4A after a successful third cycle and its grand finale last December. The new...

Nigerian Startup Andela Woos Ugandan Developers, Hints on Launch of Ugandan Cohort

Nigerian startup Andela has invited Ugandan developers to apply to its program as it plans to extend services to Uganda by the introduction of the Andela Uganda Cohort. The call was made...
Grand Winner Giraffe was awarded the Seedstars trophy and was crowned the “Seedstars World Global Winner 2015” for their innovative solution to reduce unemployment in the emerging markets. Image Credit: Seedstars World

77 African Tech Startups Raised a Total of $366.86 Million in 2016

According to the third annual report released by Partech Ventures, a leading international venture capital firm, the total amount of funds raised by African tech startups last year stood at US$ 366.86...

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...

Outbox Hub to Host Android Development Boot Camp

Technology incubation hub Outbox is set to host a 12-week training program that seeks to equip individuals with limited or no experience in software development with skills on how to build...

New Innovation Hub Launched at National University of Rwanda

A new innovation hub has on Friday been launched at the National University of Rwanda in Huye District, Southern Province. Named UR Innovation Hub, the facility has been constructed at the University’s...

Uber Partners With Metta, and Nairobi Innovation Week to Launch the Uber Pitch

Uber Kenya announced in its official Uber Newsroom, it had partnered with Metta, and the Nairobi Innovation Week to launch an initiative dubbed UberPITCH under the theme 'Innovation to solve pressing...
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,...

Kenyan Market Space Gearbox Launches Fab Lab Platform

Kenya’s Gearbox has launched a Fab Lab platform for Fab Academy with activities such as technological empowerment, peer-to-peer project-based technical training, local problem-solving and small-scale high-tech business incubation. The Fab Academy which...

Rwandan Local Startups Win $6,000 in Inaugural Fintech Competition

Three local startups in Rwanda have won seed fund to a tune of $6,000 (approximately Rwf5 million) at the ‘DataHacks4Fi Competition’ in Kigali. Happening for the first time, the DataHacks4Fi (Data Hacks for...
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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...