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    Why Investors are now Targeting Africa

    Investors Africa

    In terms of sourcing for tech startups, Africa still trails behind London and Silicon Valley, but that is not the right view. In the Q1 of 2018, the investment in the tech sector moved to $168.6 million bypassing the African 2017 VC funding value of $167.7 million. The findings are according to technology media platform […] More

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    KinoSol to Send 1,000 Food Dehydrators to Africa

    Kinosol

    Launched in 2014, KinoSol is a food-tech startup that works on how to feed the world as the population keeps on increasing.  Founded by students and alums of Iowa State University the startup developed a dehydrator for fruits, vegetables, and grains. The group developed the idea of KinoSol while taking part in the Thought for […] More

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    Meet the Founder: Shivani Siroya from TALA Kenya

    Shivani Siroya, Kenya,

    One can easily say that Shivani Siroya mainly sourced for numbers, stats and figures before establishing Tala. Siroya has many microfinance jobs and investment banking at firms such as Citi, UBS and Credit Suisse in her name. The founder of Tala, a microfinance platform was inspired to leave her career in finance to launch the […] More

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    How Aerobotics Latest funding will Boost AI in South Africa

    James Paterson, Aerobotics, South Africa

    Aerobotics recently secured $2 million closing its Series A round of funding. The successful round was backed by major investors such as 4Di Capital from SA, AngelList from the US, AgFunder which is an Ag-Tech Venture Capital Fund from the US, and Nedbank Group from SA. The startup majors in the protection of tree crop […] More

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    Three African Entrepreneur Share Secrets to Business Success

    Africa entrepreneur

    Entrepreneurs from Africa are making good use of technology to get solutions to international and local problems. From creating a text-based ordering system for small stores to enable African traders to better trade across borders to easing global shortage computer scientists, tech-savvy African startups are making a real social impact. The startups are placing the […] More

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    Most Ideal African Cities to Put up a Startup

    African cities

    Entrepreneurship is an important part of the African heritage.  There is the largest number of women entrepreneur globally. Every single day there are new businesses that are started up across Africa. Furthermore, the continent has been named the next frontier. This means that the most developed global countries are looking to take part in the […] More

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    African Finalists of the 2018 Innovative Justice Challenge

    Justice challenge

    The names of all finalists of the 2018 edition of the Innovative Justice Challenge have been announced. A total of 33 legal tech startups and justice innovators have been published by the Hiil Justice Accelerator (HJA) that runs the challenge announced by the group at the beginning of July 2018. According to HJA, the finalists […] More

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    A Close Look At the State of Social Innovation in East Africa

    Grid Electric, M-pesa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania,

    African entrepreneurship and technological innovation have been on the rise in the recent past. East Africa has contributed a lot to the African tech development. For instance Kenyan M-Pesa, a mobile money platform has changed the narrative of mobile money, and Tanzanian Grid Electric is pushing African funding challenges with its recent raising of $55 […] More

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    Meet the Brain Behind Popular Nigerian Workstation

    Workstation API

    There has been a significant increase in the number of African innovators and entrepreneurs looking to come out and grow their businesses in the recent past. However, the main challenge facing entrepreneurs has been getting the best location for putting up their shops. Location plays a vital role in the growth of any business. When […] More

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    Relief to Kenyan Farmers after Apollo Startup Secured $500,000 for them

    Based in Kenya, Apollo Agriculture startup processes and gives credit to small-scale farmers. The platform does that by combining remote sensing, mobile money and satellite data to analyze farms and give advice, farming inputs such as seeds and fertilizers. Apollo Agriculture’s first product is a combination of the three meant for maize farmers in Kenya. […] More

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