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VC4A launches learning resource for African startups
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African startup ecosystem support organisation VC4A has launched its Startup Academy, offering direct access to expertise proven to work for successful entrepreneurs and investors operating across Africa. VC4A said the…

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40 women start-ups eye StanChart’s Sh20m fund
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Forty Kenyan start-ups are set to battle for Sh20 million from Standard Chartered Bank Women in Tech Incubator Fund in collaboration with the Strathmore University. The 40 were selected from…

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Safaricom Introduces “Innovative” M-Pesa Services for the Blind
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Safaricom has this morning announced the coming to life of M-Pesa IVR (Interactive Voice Response) Solution that is aimed at the visually impaired. Safaricom’s “innovation” is aimed at driving financial…

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Nova Pioneer Teachers Raise $30,000 for Innovation and Scholarship Programs
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Nova Pioneer’s initiative dubbed Kilimanjaro 4 The Kids (K4TK) has raised over $30,000 for Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (STEM) programs and scholarships. The activity was preceded by Nova’s teachers…

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How Kenya’s StartUpNow is helping identify, grow and manage unbeatable startups
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Wilkings Fadhili is the founder and CEO of StartUpNow, formerly Fashion Torch Incubation Hub. This is an accelerator that offers startups a unique way to develop, grow and manage unbeatable…

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Startupbootcamp cohort signs 32 corporate deal
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The first Africa-based Startupbootcamp accelerator concluded with a demo day in Cape Town last week, where it was announced participating companies had signed a total of 32 agreements with corporate…

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European Investment Bank funding African entrepreneurs
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  The European Investment Bank (EIB) used the fifth African Union-European Union summit in Abidjan this week to announce a raft of funding initiatives for entrepreneurs and SMEs in Africa.…

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Kenyan, Nigerian startups make global Fintech 100
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Fintech startups from Kenya and Nigeria have been named amongst the 50 best emerging fintech companies in the world as part of the annual Fintech 100 report compiled by KPMG…

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African startups selected for Google Launchpad accelerator
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Startups from Nigeria and South Africa have been selected to take part in the fifth class of the Google Launchpad accelerator, a six-month, equity-free mentorship programme. Disrupt Africa reported in…

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What makes a successful African accelerator?
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Incubators and accelerators in Africa do not prepare entrepreneurs for the realities of operating in African markets, and need to stop trying to clone Silicon Valley-models of incubation. So says…

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