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Tanzania’s DEMO Africa Alumni Company Ubongo Secures USD 75K

DEMO Africa alumni company and VC4Africa member Ubongo is a Tanzanian social enterprise that creates interactive edutainment for learners in Africa, delivered to them via the technologies they already have. They’re bringing African families a transformational, fun new way to learn through educational media delivered through broadcast media and other accessible technologies. The video shown […]

In its recent report on global trends in Internet connectivity, the World Economic Forum found countries in Africa are still lagging many of their peers in other areas of the developing world. “Sub-Saharan Africa slowly continues to develop its information and communication technology infrastructure,” the report noted. “Severe weaknesses persist in the region’s business and innovation […]

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DEMO Africa is the flagship initiative of the Liberating Innovation in Opportunity Nations or LIONS@FRICA partnership, an innovative new partnership aimed at enhancing and deepening startup and innovation ecosystems of fast-growing African economies.LIONS@FRICA brings together the U.S. State Department, Microsoft, Nokia, InfoDEV, the African Development Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, DEMO, Startup Weekend, […]

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DEMO Africa just announced the 40 entrepreneurs selected to launch at this year’s DEMO Africa conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya, on October 24 and 25. DEMO Africa is a must-attend event for both investors, entrepreneurs, tech media & others looking for Africa’s “next big things”. You can now book your tickets online. This year DEMO Africa […]

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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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The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation formed in 2010, was born from a vision to make Barbados “The #1 Entrepreneurial Hub In The World”. Led by Peter Boos, Chairman Emeritus of Ernst & Young Caribbean, and a group of local and international entrepreneurs called the “E-Team”, the goal of the Foundation is to support the critical foundations […]

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Taking up less than 15% of the industry, Women in Computing are a very rare species globally. In Africa, their numbers are dismal, and can sometimes be even dismissed to be irrelevant. But with projects such as M-Farm and initiatives such asAkira Chix and Girls on Map by Google showing tremendous input of women in computing to Africa’s […]

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Have a great tech idea? The Umbono program will help transform your vision into a business. Your idea – probably web or mobile deployed – is exciting on many levels: for your future users, potential investors, and for the people on your team building it. The Program 6 Months The Umbono program lasts for 6 […]

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The Cape Town-based Bandwidth Barn has been in operation since 2000 and is today regarded as one of the leading ICT business incubators in the world. The Bandwidth Barn is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Cape IT Initiative (CITI), a Section 21 company, and the development and promotions agency for the ICT sector in the […]

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