Category: Research

9 Fintech Startups in Ghana To Watch Out For – WeeTracker Research

Known as the first country to gain independence in sub-Saharan Africa, Ghana only adopted capitalism in 1992. Hence just one generation here has lived in a free-market society. Nonetheless, Ghana has one of the most active tech scenes in the African continent, right next to frontrunners like South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya. Many remain surprised […]

Most Active Incubators & Accelerators For Nigerian Startups

In China alone, there are an estimated 6,000 incubators, and the number is growing. But China is not the only one; India, Israel, USA and Netherlands are also increasing this number rapidly. African Startup Ecosystem too, is now booming and gaining popularity amongst the global tech ecosystems. Last year the ecosystem saw a rise in […]

Top Funded Startups of Africa – 2017

In continuation with WeeTracker’s ‘Africa in 2017’, this is our next presentation on Top 10 funded startups for year 2017. In our recent report, Fintech sector secured the maximum number of deals last year with close to 47 deals. But among the top funded startups of 2017, Cleantech secured the first spot. Also, interestingly though seed money was […]

African Startup Funding Report – 2017

2017 has been a great year for the African Startup ecosystem. With stalwarts like Mark Zuckerberg and  Bill Gates shifting their focus to encourage the startup ecosystem in Africa, greater access to investments and scalability now seems possible. Being home to several new young start-ups, the African continent, which is already grabbing the attention of many […]

Game-changers: SA’s 10 most promising Fintech Startups

Africa’s fintech startups have secured over US$92.5 million in investment since 2015 as per a report by Disrupt Africa.  It  also finds that South Africa has the most fintech startups (32.4%) across the continent. Our extensive exposure to the Tech ecosystems of India, USA, China, Japan and South Korea has helped us draw insights on […]

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