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Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 5 hours ago

Zunde Africa Fund wants to invest in student-run startups

Applications have opened for the Zunde Africa Fund, which identifies, mentors and invests in student-led startups and projects across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities…

20 Mar 2017

Social entrepreneur projects awarded in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs in annual Change-Makers' competition…

17 Mar 2017

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Here's a free tool for valuing your startup

Nigerian company CompexAfrica has launched a free online business valuation tool for startup owners…

By Tom Jackson 3 Feb 2017

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 24 Jan 2017

Visa and Nest launch FinTech bootcamp for Africa

The Visa Bootcamp will power collaboration opportunities between early stage technology companies, Visa and financial institutions from across Africa for potential integration...

9 Dec 2016

Metta launches in Nairobi

Global entrepreneurship community Metta has opened a dedicated space for entrepreneurs and investors to network and collaborate in Nairobi, Kenya...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Dec 2016

20 startups to pitch to investors at Angel Fair Africa

Twenty startups have been selected from nine African countries to pitch in front of investors that include Dave McClure, Tim Draper and Chris Kirubi...

By Tom Jackson 7 Nov 2016

Tanzania's Ubongo launches learning app for kids

Tanzanian edutainment startup Ubongo has launched its Math Rats app, which aims to teach children mathematics skills...

By Tom Jackson 1 Nov 2016

Tigo Tanzania launches 5th Annual Digital Changemakers' Award

This year's award has new focus on education, digital inclusion and business entrepreneurship...

27 Oct 2016

Zambia highlights key essentials to Africa's development

Zambia says sustainable trade, infrastructure development, gender equality and empowerment, peace, health and education are among key prerequisites to the development of Africa...

26 Oct 2016

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 21 Oct 2016

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