How This Entrepreneur Transformed An Ailing Family Business Into A Multi-Million Dollar Conglomerate In Madagascar

Some one hundred years ago, a traveler sailed away from the shores of Gujarat, India, and after several weeks of

How A “NO!” From His Father Led This Entrepreneur Into Building A USD 1 Bn Oil Company In Tanzania

It was a warm afternoon in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, and even though it was yet early days

This Former Busboy Bagged USD 200 K In 30 Seconds And Is Now Changing The Face Of Transportation In Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is quite the destination for both work and tourism – you could think of it as


After Championing Many Businesses, This Entrepreneur Is Giving a Facelift To Cashew Production In Tanzania

Before Fahad Awadh returned to his roots, he was something of a perennial journeyman and serial businessman. He had his

Learnt Entrepreneurship As A Child At Father’s Restaurant, Now He Is Changing The Face Of Construction In Mozambique

Faustino Quissimo spent most of his early childhood at his maternal grandparents’. He was born to working parents who lived

Making Cash From Trash: These Five African Entrepreneurs Are Creating Wealth From Waste

Waste disposal and management remain a major challenge in many parts of the developing world. And Africa, for one, continues

Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Uber – This 21-Year-Old Ghanaian Techie Has Coded ‘Em All

Iddris Sandu was only 16 years of age and still juggling high school classes with other extra-curricular activities when he

Every Entrepreneur Must Make These Investments To Reach The Next Level In 2019

There are no workarounds or shortcuts on this one: the decisions of today largely determine the results of tomorrow –

The Funding Conundrum: Why Seeking External Funds Might Not Be a Good Idea For Startups

There is a lot of fuss around the subject of raising funding and its importance to a startup’s chances of

5 Powerful Business Tips That Can Be Picked Up From The Richest Black Man

A life of huge success; marked by great wealth and true happiness, is the dream of many but the accomplishment

From Selling Flip-Flops to Raking Millions in Revenue – Even War Couldn’t Break His Entrepreneurial Spirit

Here’s the thing about humble beginnings; they are not some sort of wriggle room for the justification of mediocrity, or

Ever Heard Of Cash-Pooling? This Group Of Women In Kenya Has Already Bought 100 Apartments Out Of It

It’s kind of the norm for women-focused savings group to mobilise efforts towards promoting the small-scale ventures of its members,

Rocked By Robbery – This Kenyan Has Created A Security Gadget That Could Save Millions

Last year, the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) was rocked by a major heist which resulted in the carting away of

Kenya’s Netwookie Secures Investment From GreenTec Capital

Netwookie; a Kenyan and French startup that is in the business of helping users find professionals and service providers in

Mastercard Foundation Announces USD 2 Mn Fund For African Social Ventures

The Mastercard Foundation has announced a new fund that is aimed at enabling young innovators and entrepreneurs to seed and

Five Businesswomen Who Are Putting Africa On The World Map

It is quite a welcome development that Africa is seeing a new breed of empowered women breaking free from the

Kenya’s Novastar Ventures Raises USD 72.5 Mn For Its Second Fund

With the support of existing investors, Kenya-based VC fund manager, Novastar Ventures, has announced the closure of its second fund

South African Fintech Firm MFS Africa Closes Series B From China’s LUN Partners

MFS Africa; a South African fintech startup, has announced the closure of a series B funding round led by Chinese

Three African Startups Receive Grant From MasterCard Foundation

MasterCard, through its initiative MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP), has named three African startups in its roster of nine

12 Selected African Startups Receive Nearly USD 6 K Each From The HiiL Justice Accelerator

A total of twelve African startups drawn out from countries like Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, and

Namibia’s PEBL Agrees Investment Deal With GreenTec Capital

Namibian enterprise, PEBL, which prides itself as a “producer of high-tech central processing units (CPUs) to support Africa’s growing needs in

From Fighting Depression To Amassing USD 2 Mn Fortune: The Zed Farmer’s Extraordinary Journey

When Maria Zileni Zaloumis called time on her medical career which put her in the same theater as some of

Egyptian Bot Building Startup WideBot Wins USD 10 K In GITEX Challenge

WideBot; an Egyptian startup that is making significant strides as an AI-based bot building platform, has bagged a USD 10

AlphaCode Rewards Eight Fintech Startups With Funding Worth USD 1 Mn

A total of eight fintech startups have won a cumulative sum of USD 1.1 Mn in funding, as well as

GSMA Announces USD 391 K Innovation Fund For Rural Connectivity For Ugandan And Ghanaian Startups

African startups in both Uganda and Ghana whose products are built around fostering connectivity in rural communities have cause to

South African Insurtech Startup Click2Sure Secures Investment From Greenlight

Click2Sure; a South African insurtech startup that was the creation of two former Naspers executives, has secured investment of an

South African Supply-Chain App Khula! Wins Grand Prize Worth USD 14 K As MTN Business App Of The Year

Khula!; a South African app that serves to link up farmers in emerging markets with the formal marketplace, has clinched

South African Tech Teams Scoop Cash Rewards In The SAB Foundation Awards

Around a total of USD 875 K in cash rewards have been doled out by the SAB Foundation to a

Here Are The Six African Companies On TIME’s 50 Most Genius List Of 2018

A total of six African countries were named in TIME Magazine’s 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018 in a list

North Africa This Week: Startup Events Glimpses [1st-7th October, 2018]

This past week saw the North African startup ecosystem play host to some events that can be thought to be