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Forbes30Under30 Digital Accelerator for Africa Returns
6 days 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 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
1 month 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 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
3 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
5 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)
5 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
6 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
6 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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