Ecosystem

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7 insights we learnt about disruption on the continent at Africa Tech Summit
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Disruptive tech in Africa is “accelerating and picking up speed” and there is a need for people to change their mindsets to keep up. This is according to Ecobank head of…

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iHub to open innovation centres in North Kenya
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iHub is set to establish innovation hubs in Marsabit and Garissa counties that will aim to develop solutions for drought-stricken communities. The innovation hubs will run for 21 months and…

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Microsoft celebrates graduation of Insiders4Good East Africa Fellows
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20 East African entrepreneurs have graduated from the Insiders4Good programme after completing a six-month training programme. The Fellowship, which was launched by Microsoft in partnership with a network of local…

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Silicon Cape appoints new leadership and operations team
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Silicon Cape has appointed a new leadership and operations team that will be led by Kerry Petrie as interim general manager and Tumi Boitumelo Menyatswe as ecosystem manager. Silicon Cape…

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BAKE’s State of the Internet Report 2017: WhatsApp Still The Most Popular Network in Kenya
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Internet use in the country has seen tremendous growth and this is thanks to the wide adoption of mobile phones, 3G and 4G network rollout and the laying of fiber…

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Why my startup scene is better than yours: Egypt
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hich African country has the best conditions for launching, or investing in, a tech startup? Disrupt Africa has been talking to the great and the good from various African tech…

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ABAN launches 2018 angel investor masterclass series
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The African Business Angel Network (ABAN) has launched its 2018 Angel Investor Bootcamp and Masterclass Series, aimed at educating more people about angel investing to encourage more funding for African…

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Baobab Ventures to help African startups scale abroad
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African tech startup support company The Baobab Network is launching Baobab Ventures, a new part of its business designed to help the companies in its portfolio scale globally – starting…

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Endeavor launches in Nigeria with Omidyar partnership
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Global startup support organisation Endeavor has partnered Omidyar Network to launch a new office in Nigeria, aiming to usher in a new era of growth and economic development driven by…

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I’M IN Accelerator aiming for an all-women cohort before the end of the year
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I’M IN Accelerator has revealed that it intends to run an all-women cohort this year. The Johannesburg-based accelerator, launched last year by IDF Capital and aimed at high-growth black tech startups,…

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