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...

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...

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...
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