Digify Africa in partnership with Facebook celebrated the first Cohort graduates from the award-winning digital marketing bootcamp, Digify Pro in Nairobi, Kenya. The students who were on an 8 week training were equipped with skills needed in the digital space i.e Digital Marketing Analytics and Measurement, Content Marketing, Email Marketing and Digital Strategy Development among […]
By Digest Africa As if to balance out the major directions on a compass in representation, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt and South Africa have the most funded startups on the African continent. Kenya is set apart, however, by a number of attributes. Be it the post-election violence or the era of mobile phones and the internet […]
Cambridge, UK Radars evolve towards 4D imaging with improved resolution and object detection AIs, surpassing $15Bn as forecast by IDTechEx Research in their latest report on the topic, covering ADAS and autonomous driving, 4D imaging radars, semiconductor technology, low insertion loss materials, advanced packaging, deep learning, object detection/classification/tracking. The latest report from IDTechEx research “Radars 2020-2030: […]
Following last year’s Africa Tech Summit (ATS) which connected more than 500 decision-makers representing 345 companies from 45 countries, the 2020 edition will host three tracks – The Money and Blockchain Summit, Africa Start-up Summit and The Future Summit. The third annual Africa Tech Summit Kigali will take place in February next year, bringing together corporates, startups and investors […]
Right now, we’re at a tipping point in Africa’s development. We’re hurtling headlong into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which has the potential to turbocharge the socio-economic development of the entire African continent. We’ve got the youngest continent in the world, with 60% of Africa’s 1.25 billion people under the age of 25. If we […]
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 […]
BitHub.Africa, a Blockchain Accelerator focused on driving Financial and Energy access across Africa is announcing the launch of Melanin Academy which will provide a 6-month long Blockchain Engineering Training and Internship program to selected youth across the African continent.
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 […]
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 […]
DataOps has emerged, fusing data and operations, representing a culture change, one that focuses on improving collaboration.