In the begining of 2012, Forbes Africa magazine issued its top 20 list of tech start-ups in Africa. The magazine has several criteria in its selection in order for a particular startup to be included in the list. First of all, the startup must be in operation of not less than ten years
In January 2012, an East African regional competition sponsored by the United States Department of State, Apps 4 Africa has been designed to draw attention to the skills and expertise of local developers and help influence the emerging power of mobile technology and its capacity to resolve some if not
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) have just announced the call for the 2013 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA).
Eligible are innovations by Africans for Africa. Africans in the Diaspora can also apply if their innovations are of significance to Africa. The winning proposal will
If you are looking towards one of the fastest growing Groupon look-alikes, then Dealdey will surely take the cake. Dealdey is a Nigerian company whose business is providing group-buying discount deals. Dealdey was launched in March 2011 and has succeeded in changing the scope of the e-commerce
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IrokoTV is the creation of Iroko Partners, a Nigerian company based in Lagos. The company had previously launched an all-movies channel on YouTube (NollywoodLove). In December 2011, Iroko Partners followed up their success with the YouTube channel by launching an all-movies streaming
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Savannah Fund is an East African-focused accelerator fund, aims to find and invest in early stage, high growth web and mobile startups addressing the Sub-Saharan Africa market. The new fund will typically make investments in the region of $25,000 to $500,000.
The fund launched this week in Nairobi, Kenya, with $10 million in its cache, is looking
Yann Le Beux – Dakar, 6/04/2012 –
In recent years, Africa as a whole has experienced an incredible boom in tech startups. While a lot has already been written on English-speaking countries like Kenya and Ghana, we should not forget the potential and the impact of IT entrepreneurs in Francophone Africa. The first Startup Weekend