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KCB Foundation to set up container salons
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The KCB Foundation has launched a container-based franchise model to support beauty and personal care businesses. The modified shipping container will be retrofitted to host a beauty salon and will…

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HelloComputer, FCB Cape Town, and FCB East Africa win Uber Kenya pitch
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Hellocomputer Cape Town, FCB Cape Town, and FCB East Africa, as well as all three agencies within the FCB Africa fold, have landed an Uber Kenya project after a pitch…

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DFS Lab announces $1m startup bootcamp in Tanzania
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Fintech accelerator DFS Lab has opened applications for its third startup bootcamp, which looks to identify and invest more than US$1 million in African startups. The event will be held…

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Harvard graduate wants to make EFI Hub one-stop solution for entrepreneurs in Asia and Africa
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In the absence of guidance, many startups fail to reach their full potential. This, despite the presence of many accelerators and mentors as they are not on one platform. This…

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Inadequate funding affects Africa start-ups
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It’s not in doubt that African start-ups are losing out on the lucrative investment opportunities to their European counterparts enjoy. This has been an issue of heated debate in the…

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SA fintech company Entersekt secures Endeavor funding
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South African financial solutions mobile authentication company Entersekt has raised a new round of funding with assistance from Silicon Valley-based co-investment vehicle Endeavor Catalyst. Founded in Stellenbosch, Entersekt offers authentication…

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How to secure $1m investment for your fintech startup
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African fintech startups have been invited to apply for the Global Startup Challenge, which is running a fintech vertical offering a prize of US$1 million in funding. The Global Startup…

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Safaricom launches innovation center to move beyond M-Pesa
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Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecom company and provider of the nation’s mobile money service, M-Pesa, has launched a new innovation center in Nairobi. Named Safaricom Alpha, a priority of the incubator…

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AfriLabs Announced 7 New Tech-Hubs to its Pan-Afrikan Innovation Hub Network
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Pan-Africkan innovation hub network; AfriLabs has been working through tech hubs to build an innovation infrastructure that encourages the growth of Africa’s knowledge economy by supporting the development of start-ups, technology,…

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Nigerian e-health startup Mobicure wins Expo Live grant
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Nigerian e-health startup Mobicure has been awarded an Expo Live grant from organisers of the next World Expo, being held in Dubai in 2020, for its OMOMI application, which helps…

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