NEW DATA SHOWS GROWING INVESTOR APPETITE IN AFRICAN EARLY STAGE STARTUPS

Data from the newly published 2016 Venture Finance in Africa research, conducted by VC4Africa, shows that the growing international and local angel…

How to Create the Perfect Pitch

Today’s investors expect a startup to create a compelling “pitch deck,” or visual presentation. Like a story, Burfield explains, it…

Startup School is Going Global!

In the past few years, we've seen more founders from around the world coming to Silicon Valley to start startups.…

Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access

About one of every seven people in the world uses Facebook. Now, Mark Zuckerberg, its co-founder and chief executive, wants to make a play for the rest — including the four billion or so who lack Internet access. On Wednesday, Facebook announced an effort aimed…

Interview with Againe Sharon, Agasha Business Network

Interview with Againe Sharon Againe Sharon with the project “Agasha Business Network” has won the…

The Age of Big Data

GOOD with numbers? Fascinated by data? The sound you hear is opportunity knocking. Mo Zhou…

The Role of Government in Promoting Tech Innovation in Africa

In talking about the efforts to promote technology and innovation in Africa, we tend to…

Promoting Your Startup: What Analyzing 100 Million Articles Taught Us

Reposted from Noah Kagan from OkDork.com A few weeks ago someone sent me a link to the BuzzSumo website. It is a gold mine of data regarding what content is the most shared across any topic. Cha-Ching. So I reached out to the company to…

Interactivism Young People’s Hack Weekend

Google’s Interactivism is back with all new partners and a new challenge for you. Google…

A Brief Guide to Tech Internships

Joel Spolsky, from the Joel On Software blog and StackOverflow, wrote an article with Advice for Computer Science…

Unlocking Equity for Startup Entrepreneurs in Africa

David Munnich and Hugues Vincent-Genod from Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) ask if its possible to invest equity in African early-stage companies in a sustainable manner. If so, how should this be done? Has anyone ever invested equity and provided support to early-stage companies in West…

Tech Hubs Across Africa: Which will be the Legacy-Makers?

One of the key features of the African digital renaissance is that it is increasingly…

Tech Demo Africa, June 3, 2014

The Premier Enterprise Demo conference for IT professionals and executives on the continent. Tech Demo…

Start-up Brazil

Start-up Brazil Start-up Brazil  The second call of the Start-up Brazil program in 2013 selected 62 technology-based…

FACT SHEET: The United States’ Investment in Emerging Global Entrepreneurs

Today, as global entrepreneurs gathered for an event at the White House, President Obama announced several steps to increase support for emerging entrepreneurs here in the United States and around the world.  First, the President made investing in women and youth entrepreneurs the top priority…

VC4Africa launches new partner tool to support organizations targeting African startups

Event organizers, competition organizers, corporations, foundations, accelerators, incubators, investment funds and other startup ecosystem players…

Kenya’s Sendy: Connecting Customers to Trustworthy Couriers

Kenya’s Sendy: Connecting Customers to Trustworthy Couriers Kenyan startup Sendy has launched to provide a platform for on-demand deliveries, connecting customers with…

U.S. Company Acquires African Mobile Messaging Startup Saya

New Jersey-based Kirusa, a developer of Voice SMS based Mobile Value Added Services (MVAS) for…

Mobile Asia Expo 2014

Mobile Asia Expo 2014

Mark your calendars now to be a part of Asia’s fastest-growing and most exciting mobile event. Mobile Asia Expo 2013 had over 20,000 business and consumer attendees, as well as an incredible conference, innovative exhibition and impressive line-up of Featured Programmes.  MAE 2014 will be…

GSMA M4D Summit: Capetown 2013

  Invitation to GSMA M4D Summit   We’re delighted to invite you to the GSMA…

Backed By Google And eBay’s Founder, Crowd Funding Takes Off In Africa

Africa is not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about innovative forms…

Bandwidth Barn: Cape Town-based ICT Business Incubators

The Cape Town-based Bandwidth Barn has been in operation since 2000 and is today regarded…