Monthly Archives: January 2013


Start Your Own African Hacker News, Reddit, Quora, Digg with Free, Ready to Use Open Source Code

Screen Shot 2013-01-23 at 12.30.55 AM From the very beginning, the Internet has been all about sharing, asking questions and receiving answers from peers, corporates, or a communities. In fact, the websites with the maximum of traffic and users? engagement are those that enable direct interaction people and machine based on sharing, commenting, asking questions and sharing read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The Servant Mindset: How Successful Entrepreneurs Think

Successful entrepreneurs see themselves as servants. Dictionary.com defines a servant as ?a person employed by another, especially to perform domestic duties.? The person who employs the servant see ?domestic duties? as necessary tasks to be done, but don?t have time for them, don?t like to spend time doing them, read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Africa e-Commerce: The Missing Ingredients

I received death threat, and have been called with dirty names after my recent article: Africa e-commerce: Beyond the Hype. I can easily understand why. Some folks have poorly done their homework, and already invested huge amount of read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

Advertise Your Company, Your Events and Jobs on SiliconAfrica for Free

Starting from today, we are giving the opportunity to our readers and all African tech companies and people to advertise their events and jobs on SiliconAfrica.com for Free or for a small fee if they want to be featured.

The purpose is to build a database of the Best startups in Africa, but also helps our growing audience discover the best events read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

The first African ever to sell his startup for $100 Millions, is back with something Bigger

Adeyemi Ajao headshotAdeyemi Ajao, is the first African ever to sell his startup for $100 Millions. It happened on August 4, 2010, when Telefonica took controls of 85% of his startup Tuenti, an invitation-only read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

A Week in Africa – by Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google

After a week of business meetings in the cities of sub-saharan africa, we can surely say three things are new for the continent:

a) the despotic leadership in Africa from the 1970s and 1980 is in decline, replaced by younger and more democratic leaders
b) a huge youth demographic boom is underway, with a majority of the population of 25, or read more

Video Marketing: How to Tell Your Story and Sell Your Business With a Video

2 years ago when we were preparing to release the second version of our play marketing software, Goodbuzz, we decided to create an engaging video to tell the story behind our brand. The result was the video below:

When we launched that second version of the application in November 2011, the success was instant: we made more money during the first read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

17 Videos Any Startup Founder Should Absolutely Watch

Here are 17 Videos any serious Startup Founder Should Absolutely Watch:

1. Expose yourself to the best things that humans have done
In an interview for the 1996 PBS series ?Triumph of the Nerds,? Jobs said: ?It comes down to try to expose yourself to the best things that humans have done and then try to bring read more

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About Mawuna KOUTONIN

Mawuna Koutonin is a world peace activist who relentlessly works to empower people to express their full potential and pursue their dreams, regardless of their background. He is the Editior of SiliconAfrica.com, Founder of Goodbuzz.net, and Social activist for Africa Renaissance. Koutonin’s ultimate dream is to open a world-class human potential development school in Africa in 2017. If you are interested in learning more about this venture or Koutonin’s other projects, you can reach him directly by emailing at mk@linkcrafter.com.

A Year in Review at Meltwater Incubator in Accra – Ghana

Meltwater Incubator in AccraThe MEST Incubator in Accra, Ghana was an exciting place to be in 2012.  This incubator provides seed funding and world class advisors to graduates of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) who are successful at their final pitch. read more

A Year in Review at "CTIC" Incubator in Dakar – Senegal

Ctic-incubator-DakarAfter less than 2 year of activities, the incubator and accelerator CTIC Dakar is definitely established as a leading stakeholder in the francophone Africa technology scene and is on his way to build one of the first models on the continent for a financially sustainable incubator.

Its team has done a lot to put Senegal on the map but most and read more