AgroSupply is an AgricTech based startup that is helping farmers in Uganda—and we want to share 5 facts about this startup. We chose to feature the startup—because it will be representing Uganda at the 2019 seedstar global competition in Switzerland this April. Having emerged...
The Baobab Network an Africa social impact technology accelerator — has opened applications to African startups to receive a seed-fund of USD$25,000 to help scale their solutions driving innovation, economic growth and social change across the Sub-Saharan Africa. Since its inauguration in 2016, the network currently works with startups from Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda,...
African innovators excelled at this year’s Zayed Sustainability Prize annual awards ceremony on Jan.14th 2019—winning in three out of five categories including; Energy, Food and Global High Schools. The winning innovators were from Tanzania, South Africa, and Rwanda (HQ is based in London). The prize, which is the UAE’s pioneering global...
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...