Seedstars Summit '18 Global Winner: Agrocenta
Seedstars Africa on the hunt for promising startups

Seedstars Africa is once again scouting for the top high growth startups and entrepreneurs to present them with the opportunity to drastically accelerate their business.

5 hours ago

Giovanni Chiarelli
#AfricaMonth: The evolution of mobile networks in Africa

As we move closer to the era of 5G technology, the mobile network industry is gearing up for what this will bring to the technology landscape.

By Giovanni Chiarelli 9 hours ago

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#AfricaMonth: Scaling up with Startupbootcamp's 'sandbox' success

Philip Kiracofe calls himself an 'adventure capitalist'. Here's how the Startupbootcamp initiative he co-founded is solving problems corporates didn't know they had while giving African startups a boost, and how you can get involved.

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?
Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?

2018 is officially the year of privacy: The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially come into force on 25 May, followed by its local cousin, PoPIA in the second or third quarter of the year. You may be feeling this already - who hasn't received a flood of Privacy Policy and Data Protection Policy updates from around the world.

By Elizabeth de Stadler 10 hours ago

Facebook hub, Lagos, Nigeria.
Facebook launches Africa's first hub space in Nigeria

Facebook has launched its first hub space in Africa to bring together communities to collaborate, learn and exchange ideas in Lagos, Nigeria.

10 hours ago

Last chance to apply for Startupbootcamp Africa accelerator
Last chance to apply for Startupbootcamp Africa accelerator

Tech entrepreneurs from across the globe only have two more days to apply to the Startupbootcamp Africa final accelerator. If you are a top-tier innovator with a disruptive startup and you think you have what it takes to ultimately compete in the global market - apply today.

1 day ago

EOH going for Gold with Microsoft
EOH going for Gold with Microsoft

EOH in the Western Cape has achieved six Gold and one Silver Microsoft Partner competency statuses since August last year, but it doesn't end there.

Issued by EOH Coastal 1 day ago

Creating business communities for African unity
Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

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Kenyan mobile agri-platform to receive a $100,000 boost from Expo Live

Mobile agri-platform, Selina Wamucii, is set to receive a $100,000 grant from global social impact programme Expo Live. The platform aims to improve Kenya's agricultural supply chain by enabling buyers and exporters to source fresh produce directly from smallholders farmers, event without access to the internet - shortening the supply chain, reducing food wastage and boosting farmers' income by ensuring a greater proportion of fresh produce reaches the market.

2 days ago

Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working
Why Cape Town's SMEs should drive the shift to remote working

In March, rating's agency Moody's warned that the water crisis affecting Cape Town would cause the city's borrowing to rise sharply - and the provincial economy to shrink - the longer the situation lasted.

By Colin Thornton 2 days ago

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#AfricaMonth: Africa's time to shine

It's Africa Month, which is a great time to reflect on where we are as a connected society and what role we as African digital citizens have to play in the near future.

By Jared Molko 2 days ago

All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018
All the regional winners of Mest Africa Challenge 2018

The regional winners of the inaugural Mest (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology) Africa Challenge, the pan-African startup pitch competition open to companies outside the Mest programme, has been announced...

18 May 2018

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These are WhatsApp's shiny new group chat features

In a not-all-that-exciting update, WhatsApp has tweaked the way groups work on its platform.

By Andy Walker 18 May 2018