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-commerceread more
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 streamingread more
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 lookingread more
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 Weekendread more