AFRICAN STARTUPS INVITED TO APPLY FOR SPACE-TECH CHALLENGE 2020

Applications have opened for the Space-Tech Challenge 2020, which will identify and develop the most promising new innovators, entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses in the...
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FIRST FEMALE SOFTWARE ENGINEER TO WIN AFRICA PRIZE FOR ENGINEERING INNOVATION

 A woman from Ivory Coast has won this year's Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for Innovation, making her the first-ever woman to get...

African startups raise $75k from Enygma Ventures at Startup Circles demo day

Three African startups secured funding totaling ZAR1.25 million (US$75,000) from Enygma Ventures at the recent Startup Circles demo day. South African digital accelerator Startup Circles is a...
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WORLD’S FIRST EDUCATIONAL HACKATHON TO TAKE PLACE IN AFRICA

ADvTECH, a JSE-listed company that is Africa’s largest private education provider and Microsoft have partnered to host the world’s first educational hackathon. The HACK-IT programme...
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6 NIGERIAN AGRI-TECH STARTUPS TO COMPETE FOR FCMB FUNDING

Six Nigerian agri-tech startups have been named finalists of the FCMB Agritech EPIC Pitch 2020, which will provide winners with cash funding and other...

FULL LIST OF MEST AFRICA CHALLENGE COUNTRY WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Startups from Ethiopia, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Rwanda and Ghana, Tanzania, Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa have been named country winners of the MEST Africa...

CcHub launches 2nd edition of Women in Business programme in Kenya and Nigeria

Pan-African technology innovation centre Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has launched the second edition of the Women In the Business programme, aimed at women-led businesses from...

VC4A CALLS FOR AFRICAN STARTUPS LOOKING TO RAISE US$150k – US$1M

VC4A is calling for African startups looking to raise between $150K and $1M. In collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, and network partners AfriLabs and ABAN,...

GOOGLE STADIA TESTS 4G AND 5G GAME STREAMING

You can now play games on Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service on your Android phone over 4G and 5G connections, though you have to...

7 NIGERIANS MAKE THE AFRICAN NETPRENEUR PRIZE TOP 50 LIST

On April 6th, the African Netpreneur prize initiative launched its 2020 search for Africa’s Business Heroes. Between the launch and the close of applications...