Financial & Tech

Venture Capital for Africa Announces 12 Ventures Series-A Showcase

Venture Capital, VC4A announces 12 ventures 11 Series A and 1 Seed+ for its 2019 Venture Showcase representing the best investment opportunities on the continent. The companies have been vetted by 40 VC investors through a rigorous referral and selection process. The companies demonstrate strong revenues and competitive edge, are well-positioned for regional and internal expansion […]
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CcHUB buys out iHub

Nigeria’s technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), has acquired Kenya’s iHub for an undisclosed fee. The deal will see iHub’s team become part of CcHUB’s wider central support and strategy network, whilst retaining its name and senior management structure. CcHUB’s co-founder Bosun Tijani continues as CEO across both locations. As part of the acquisition, CcHUB […]
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Ken Njoroge, Cellulant Founder feted Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Ken Njoroge, the Co-founder & Co-CEO of Cellulant- Africa’s leading financial technology company was yesterday named the recipient of the 2019 Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, an honour bestowed each year by the World Economic Forum’s sister organization, Schwab Foundation to identify and recognize the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. The Schwab Foundation […]
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Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Are you an early-stage or growth-stage company in Tanzania? Well, here is a great opportunity for you, thanks to a new partnership between Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab. Dubbed as the “Vodacom Digital Accelerator,” the program will run yearly and support tech startups in Tanzania in mobile, telecom, fintech, media, health, education, and e-commerce. Speaking at […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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Africa Proptech Forum to disrupt Africa’s Real Estate Sector

Africa Proptech Forum is set to be hosted in collaboration with Proptech Africa and the continent’s leading real estate gathering, the 10th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit. The event will take place at WeWork’s first African office location, The Link, Johannesburg on the 1st of October 2019 attracting significant attention from private and institutional […]
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Siemens launches report on ‘Dawn of Digitalization and its Impact on Africa

African countries must act quickly and decisively to become leaders on the global economic stage. Digitalization is providing the continent with the opportunity to accelerate growth and rapidly expand struggling economies – but it’s a small window and decision-makers must get a strategy in place now in order to succeed. Siemens (www.Siemens.com), in conjunction with […]
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