The current digital trend in the world has left every business wondering of its next move to be able to keep its market share and make profits, the uniqueness in the hospitality industry is that every time you think of travel, your first referral is the internet either using...
Technology in Agriculture (AgricTech) today is growing gradually. Farmers are finding/looking for innovative was through technology that can help boost up their farms, hence making their work easier. Making ones work easier today is all what many want today. There are literally hundreds of innovation events, hackathons, conference just...
Kubinga; a travel and transport/ride-hailing startup in Angola - that brings riders to drivers and provides a cost effective and save mobility option to all Angolans on Friday 12th, October 2018 won the Luanda Seedstar Pitch Competition. Looking at the problem of rise of unemployment and the un-affordability of existing private...
Traditionally in Uganda, business has been created based on the standard models of manufacturing, distribution, and retail. It often involves opening up a brick and mortar store that services an identified segment of customers. Only 5 years ago, entrepreneurial urban youths were interested in apprenticeships or focused opening up retail...
On Thursday 25th, Online Payment Technology Solutions firm; Flutterwave held a meet and greet event at The Innovation Village where they shared to over 50 startup Founders and merchants how they can leverage Rave - their flagship product - that enables merchants to accept payments from cards, bank accounts,...
Maputo, Mozambique's WenaData was the eighth (8th) African startup selected by Seedstars World to participate in their global summit in 2019. WenaData joins 8 other startups from Harare, Accra, Kigali, Kampala, Kinshasa, Nairobi, Dakar, and Bissau. Seedstars world selected 9 startups from Maputo to pitch, where WenaData emerged winners while Umbrella, Lda and New Tech...
Seedstars World which is part of the Swiss group Seedstars and runs the global startup competition covering over 65+ emerging and developing markets, identify the best seed-stage startups, give them pitch training and award the winners with an opportunity to compete at the global Seedstars Summit. Seedstars World has so...
Seedstar World team selected Labes Key - schoolap, and Bluewave Insurance Agency Limited as regional winners of the seedstar pitch event from Kinshasa (D.R.C) and Nairobi (Kenya) respectively, to represent their countries at the Seedstar Global Summit in Switzerland next year. The two regional winners make it a total of six startups so...
While Taxido is expected to launch in Uganda in the coming few days, we came to notice that the ride-hailing firm will offer its customers an option of booking 'Breakdowns and Ambulance' for their trips. This making them the first company in the ride-hailing business to offer this. Meanwhile, the...
Next Einstein Forum (NEF) will hold its annual week long celebration of Science and Technology; Africa Science Week (ASW), in 35 countries (Uganda Inclusive) throughout September to December 2018 with thousands in attendance – from students, to scientists to technologists – actively engaging in coordinated science events across the continent. Led...