Kigali, Rwanda will from 13th to 15th Feb. host the Africa Tech Summit—that will see industry leaders, stakeholders exploring the opportunities and challenges within the ecosystem, while showcasing investment opportunities. Speaking of opportunities, the organizers of the event—supported by the Ministry of ICT, Rwanda, have given a chance for African startups to...
UNICEF through its Innovation Fund, is looking to invest up to USD$100,000 (roughly UGX372,765,000) seed funding in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence startups—that have the potential to benefit humanity. The call of applications is limited to startups registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open source prototype showing promising results....
African startups have till Jan. 11th to submit their applications for a chance to pitch live at the Africa Startup Summit which will be held at the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali—scheduled to run from Feb. 13th to Feb. 15th. 10 promising startups will be given the chance to take to the...
Five Senegalese innovators have been selected to receive USD$2,000 (roughly UGX7,491,700) seed-funding from the Senegal Start-Up Accelerator—to kick-start their business. In addition, they also received six months of business incubation. The winners on the other hand stand a chance to secure additional funding upon completion of the program. The Senegal...
With a few days left to wrap up the year it has been 2018, we look and recap some of the stories we covered in startups and innovations. From emerging as finalists to crowned as winners, to startups that received funds/grants, among others. 10. Two Ugandans were shortlisted for the...
On December 13th, Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets, closed its annual tour in Africa with the Seedstars Africa Summit 2018 conference, for more than 300 participants, from more than 20 countries, among startups, different stakeholders, media and general public. After two days of intense...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected 17 startups across Africa to participate in its 5th Annual Seedstars competition in Switzerland next year. The search for promising startups begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and 10th December in Dar es Salaam...
Nala a Fintech startup from Tanzania on Monday won the seedstar pitch competition Dar es Salaam, making it the 17th and last startup to join the 16 startups from other African countries. Winning the pitch competition, Nala will take part in the on-going regional summit and global seedstar competition scheduled...
Seedstar World has selected 16 promising startups in Africa that will participate in the seedstar global competition in Switzerland next year. The team visited 16 countries in only 5 months in search for these startups, highlighting local startup ecosystems. "For the past five months we have made Africa our home...
Seedstars World, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes has selected startups across Africa to participate in its 5th Annual Seedstars summit in Switzerland next year. The search for promising startups begun from Maputo (Mozambique) on 15th June and 10th December in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)....