Call For Startup Applications For The Daikin-Samurai Incubate Africa Ideathon

African startups are invited to apply for the Daikin-Samurai Incubate Africa Ideathon, for a chance to pitch innovative solutions to

UK Announces USD 12.9 Mn Funding To Support Fintech Startups

The Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Peter Estlin has announced USD 12.5 Mn (GBP 10 Mn) funding

UTU Technologies, On Using Artificial Intelligence To Create Trust Online

In any business, trust is a driver of customer loyalty and is what keeps them coming back. In the physical

PEG Africa Receives USD 4 Mn Debt Facility; Plans Expansion of Operations In Senegal

West Africa’s asset financing solar company PEG Africa has raised USD 4 Mn in debt, in a round led by


A Founder Who Is Already Moving Trucks On Water Finds Untapped Opportunity In Lagos Waterways

“We have a small land space in Lagos to move over 10 percent of this country’s population.” Those were the

With Over 10,000 Downloads- SeekMed is Adding Speed To The Growing African Telemedicine Sector

African telemedicine market has experienced substantial growth in recent years. In 2015, the market was valued at USD 18 Bn.

Top Startup Acquisitions In Africa, 2019

2019 has been an eventful year in the African startup ecosystem. As expected, a number of startups have raised funding,

Cleaning Up Well: Five Top Innovative Kenyan Companies That Are Saving the World

When it comes to our environment, it seems we have more problems than solutions. Pollution, solid waste management, energy crisis

[Opinion] For Kenya, Smart Cities will Remain a Pipe Dream

Kenya has been hailed as a “progressive” country spearheading sectors in technology such as mobile money payments. This perception has

ZAR 100 Mn Fund Launched For Women-Led Startups In Southern Africa

Access to funding is a challenge faced by all entrepreneurs looking to grow. On average, 30 percent of SME owners

RiseUp Acquires StarterHub, Two Months After Acquiring Menabytes

RiseUp, an Egyptian platform known to organize one of the leading entrepreneurship events in the MENA region, has acquired StarterHub,

Almentor To Accelerate Course Development With USD 4.5 Mn Series A Funding Secured

Almentor, an e-learning video marketplace with operations in Dubai and Cairo has secured a USD 4.5 Mn series A funding