Tom Jackson
KENYA
Kenya's iHub launches Health Meets Tech Application Challenge

Kenya's iHub launches Health Meets Tech Application Challenge[Tom Jackson] Kenyan incubator iHub will hold the Health Meets Tech Application Challenge in June, aimed at creating a platform for health workers to interact with developers from the tech ecosystem to develop innovative e-health solutions...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Ten African startups selected for Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition

Ten African startups selected for Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition
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[Tom Jackson] Ten startups from across Africa have been selected to take part in the inaugural Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition, which takes place in Nairobi next week...

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Tom Jackson
UGANDA
Why my startup scene is better than yours: Uganda

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Uganda
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[Tom Jackson] These are exciting times for the African tech space, but which ecosystem is the best place to launch or invest in a startup?

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Tom Jackson
TANZANIA
Why my startup scene is better than yours: Tanzania

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Tanzania
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[Tom Jackson] Which African tech startup ecosystem is the best, either for launching a business or making investments?

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Nairobi Tech Week to take place in April

Nairobi Tech Week to take place in April[Tom Jackson] Coding academy Moringa School will host the third edition of Nairobi Tech Week next month, aimed at bringing together all in the tech ecosystem in one space to foster conversations and learnings around various relevant technology-related topics...

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Tom Jackson
SOMALIA
iRise opens applications for Somali incubator

iRise opens applications for Somali incubator[Tom Jackson] The recently-launched iRise hub has opened applications for its first incubation programme, which aims to mentor and support local entrepreneurs to help create sustainable and scalable businesses in Somalia...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Why my startup scene is better than yours: Kenya

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Kenya
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[Tom Jackson] Last week, Disrupt Africa kicked off a new series, in which we have spoken to the great and the good from various African tech scenes to find out what it is that makes them tick...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator

Kenya's Nailab selects 15 startups for Make-IT accelerator[Tom Jackson] Nailab has announced the 15 startups that will take part in its Make-IT accelerator programme, designed to strengthen entrepreneurs' skills for scaling their businesses...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
Kenya's Lori Systems wins TechCrunch Battlefield Africa

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[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Lori Systems has been crowned the winner of the inaugural TechCrunch Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, winning $25,000 in equity-free funding...

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Tom Jackson
KENYA
How BlackRhino is building Kenya's VR industry

How BlackRhino is building Kenya's VR industry[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup BlackRhino VR is playing a key role in developing the country's virtual reality industry...

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Eran Feinstein
EAST AFRICA
Disrupting the tech industry

Disrupting the tech industry[Eran Feinstein] Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

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