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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 Africa in a sustainable manner for amounts as low as […]

One of the key features of the African digital renaissance is that it is increasingly home grown. In other sectors of the African economy, such as mining or agribusiness, much of the know-how is imported and the wealth extracted. But Africa’s 700 million or so mobile subscribers use services that are provided locally, and they […]

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The Premier Enterprise Demo conference for IT professionals and executives on the continent. Tech Demo Africa 2014 will attract a truly international gathering of key industry influencers.  This inspiring event will feature cutting-edge demos, engaging keynotes, lively panel discussions and noted local and international speakers, along with an amazing technology exhibition area. With over 200 […]

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Start-up Brazil

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Start-up Brazil

Start-up Brazil  The second call of the Start-up Brazil program in 2013 selected 62 technology-based startups. The Official Federal Gazette issued on Wednesday (18th) the names of the elected companies. There are 53 national and 8 foreign projects to be accelerated by the federal government program. The Startup Brazil program was launched in November 2012, […]

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On the 17th of July 2013 iHub Consulting in partnership with the African Management Initiative (AMI) held its first business management training targeting entrepreneurs. AMI is a pan-African organisation that offers high-quality, affordable, practical and locally relevant management education to managers and entrepreneurs across Africa – both online and offline. AMI courses cover issues that […]

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Geeks on a Plane

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Organized by 500 Startups, Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about burgeoning technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond […]

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The VentureOut Challenge—a campaign by infoDev and CRDF Global to help mobile apps go international—announced today the 24 competitors with the most potential and preparation to enter new international markets. The 24 semifinalists will receive hands-on business mentorship from one of eight local tech community partners that will serve as international landing pads for each […]

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Bolt, based in Boston, gives fledgling startups the expertise and equipment to go beyond software and create successful products–ranging from weather stations to custom prosthetics–that could change the world.

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Discover the Most Innovative Online Technologies… The fourth annual SXSW Accelerator will take March 12-14 at the 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin Texas. A live audience, as well as a panel of expert judges will be discovering advancements in social media, mobile applications, web entertainment, and more. The best part? Product demonstrations by the most […]

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Founder Labs

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Founder Labs is the place to meet your founding team and build your new mobile startup. Founder Labs isn’t an incubator, it isn’t a program, it’s something unique. It’s an experience. It’s an opportunity. It’s a select group of people with one common mission, launch a new mobile venture. Not everyone succeeds but everyone gets […]

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