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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 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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BusinessDay Nigeria and Ayiba are looking for the next generation of African CEOs
4 months ago

BusinessDay Nigeria and Ayiba are looking for the next generation of African CEOs

Ayiba and BusinessDay Nigeria are joining forces to profile the best entrepreneurs in Africa and the diaspora. Do you know a rising businessperson making a difference on the continent? Nominate them …
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The Dark Side of Uber (in South Africa)
4 months ago

The Dark Side of Uber (in South Africa)

Uber has become a commonly-used verb in everyday language. It’s no longer strange when watching a series to hear someone explain that they “ubered” to arrive at their destination. This …
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Seedstars World kicks off Africa Tour in South Africa
5 months ago

Seedstars World kicks off Africa Tour in South Africa

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is returning to South Africa to find the best startups from across the country. It has …
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6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017
5 months ago

6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017

Ayiba was invited to attend the Seedstars Summit 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland as media partners. We watched entrepreneurs from 65+ countries from around the emerging market pitch for a chance …
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Event Recap: MIT Sloan 7th Annual Africa Innovate Conference
5 months ago

Event Recap: MIT Sloan 7th Annual Africa Innovate Conference

Ayiba Magazine was present at the MIT Sloan 7th Annual Africa Innovate Conference on April 8th, 2017. This conference brought together visionaries, entrepreneurs, and influential people from Africa and the …
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ICYMI: Columbia University African Economic Forum 2017
5 months ago

ICYMI: Columbia University African Economic Forum 2017

Saturday, April 1st was the African Economic Forum. Without the huge banner of welcome at the front, a few might have left bewildered by the number of black people in …
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African Nordic Business Conference: Africa Innovates 2017
6 months ago

African Nordic Business Conference: Africa Innovates 2017

Ayiba is a proud media sponsor of the African Nordic business conference in Helsinki, Finland. Stay tuned for more information around Africa Innovates 2017!

Rapid economic growth, increasing political stability …
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