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Meet the Startups Pitching at Seedstars Africa
6 days ago

Meet the Startups Pitching at Seedstars Africa

Seedstars World (SSW), the  global community and platform for entrepreneurs in technology in emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is hosting the third annual Seedstars Africa Summit that connects the …
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Junior Achievement South Africa: 7th Annual Africa Company of the Year Competition
2 weeks ago

Junior Achievement South Africa: 7th Annual Africa Company of the Year Competition

JA (Junior Achievement) South Africa is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the Regional Company of the Year Competition 2017, in collaboration with JA Africa. The event will …
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Leading Intrapreneurship and Innovation in Africa: Sandiso Sibisi
3 weeks ago

Leading Intrapreneurship and Innovation in Africa: Sandiso Sibisi

Young and ambitions Sandiso Sibisi was recently appointed as Accenture’s Open Innovation Lead for Africa. Taking innovation to the next level, she has launched two different platforms which she designed to …
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Street Smart: Geomapping Sexual Harassment in Egypt
3 weeks ago

Street Smart: Geomapping Sexual Harassment in Egypt

The story of sexual harassment is an all too familiar one. It is present in the workplace, in public spaces, and beyond. It happens at night in the dark but …
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Forbes30Under30 Digital Accelerator for Africa Returns
1 month ago

Forbes30Under30 Digital Accelerator for Africa Returns

Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE)  returns with the 2nd annual digital startup accelerator for entrepreneurs residing in or seeking to launch a company in Africa.  GSE digital accelerator programs are open …
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BLAVITY hosts 2nd Annual Afrotech Conference Celebrating and Engaging the Black Tech Community
2 months ago

BLAVITY hosts 2nd Annual Afrotech Conference Celebrating and Engaging the Black Tech Community

Blavity is hosting its second annual AfroTech Conference, the largest black millennial tech conference on November 10th and 11th, 2017 in San Francisco.

Situated conveniently at Pier 27 …
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Seedstars Africa Summit
2 months ago

Seedstars Africa Summit

The Seedstars Africa Summit, a technology and entrepreneurship forum for emerging markets, is coming to Mozambique! The summit will be held in Maputo from the 11th to the 14th …
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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 months ago

An App to Build Economies: Numida

Numida is a financial inclusion technology company that aims to provide financing to small African businesses. It provides unsecured, affordable and fair small business loans to entrepreneurs who use its …
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Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs
3 months ago

Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs

Millennials. We often think of them as lazy and entitled overgrown children who simply don’t know what to do with themselves. Surprisingly as it may be, it’s incredible to see …
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Nigerian startup Releaf secures $120,000 investment to support African Agribusinesses
4 months ago

Nigerian startup Releaf secures $120,000 investment to support African Agribusinesses

Since 1960, agriculture has served as the backbone of Nigeria’s economy, and yet there still remain endless opportunities for growth in agricultural value chains. Releaf is driving this growth by …
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