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#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow
#AfricaMonth: Helping entrepreneurs to innovate and grow

Innocircle, a South African innovation consultancy, helps entrepreneurs innovate and grow...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions
#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions

WiPo Wireless Power is a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Yoco encourages entrepreneurs to #JustStart
Yoco encourages entrepreneurs to #JustStart

Yoco is pioneering a new way to engage with entrepreneurs in its #JustStart campaign...

2 days ago

#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics
#TechBytes 9: Agile Marketing Metrics

#TechBytes is a nine-part video mini-series that shares nine simple steps any business can apply to generate qualified leads...

20 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Grey Jabesi on nurturing creativity and innovation in Africa

We chat with Grey Jabesi, an entrepreneur, Blockchain enthusiast, cryptocurrency evangelist, analyst, and investor based in Africa....

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

Intergreatme launches crowdfunding investment drive
Intergreatme launches crowdfunding investment drive

Multi-million rand investment initiative via Uprise Africa has the potential to become the highest raise by an African startup on an African crowdfunding platform...

20 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Mapping out crucial data at a disaster scene
#AfricaMonth: Mapping out crucial data at a disaster scene

Humanitarian emergencies often strike without warning, destroying lives and livelihoods within a matter of seconds. In the immediate aftermath, the challenge for those responding is to know where to start...

By Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2019

Get your big break with AlphaCode Incubate
Get your big break with AlphaCode Incubate

Whether you are currently working in a corporate or perhaps you're already a fintech or financial services entrepreneur, AlphaCode Incubate could be the big break you've been waiting for...

15 May 2019

Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry
Calling all creative entrepreneurs - accelerator programme open for entry

Applications are open for startups interested in participating in a four-month high-impact business accelerator programme, run by the British Council in partnership with Seed Academy and the Social Enterprise Academy...

15 May 2019

Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda
Rwandan startup Ared expands micro-franchising model to Uganda

Rwandan PaaS (platform as a service) startup Ared has marked its first international expansion by setting up 10 women-run 'smart business in a box' solar-powered kiosks in Uganda...

13 May 2019

Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis
Call for ideas to help mitigate energy crisis

The City of Cape Town calls for innovative and smart ideas that will help to mitigate the current energy crisis...

10 May 2019

Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation
Startups selected for AfricArena VivaTech 2019 delegation

AfricArena has announced the delegation of startups they will bring along and showcase at the "World's Rendezvous for Startups and Leaders", VivaTech...

9 May 2019

Cape Town to host inaugural BigFive Summit
Cape Town to host inaugural BigFive Summit

BigFive Digital has chosen Cape Town as host for its inaugural summit...

9 May 2019

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All the winners from Digital Lab Africa Pitch

The winners of the Digital Lab Africa Pitch competition have been announced and the 10 winners each receive R42,000 in cash and residence period in France...

6 May 2019

SA Innovation Summit launches ANDZA
SA Innovation Summit launches ANDZA

The SA Innovation Summit has launched ANDZA, a competition for entrepreneurs to win investment funding and acceleration...

6 May 2019

Orange Digital Centre launches in Tunisia
Orange Digital Centre launches in Tunisia

Orange recently launched its Orange Digital Centre in Tunis, Tunisia, to provide wide-ranging support for startups, including training young people in coding and providing more direct guidance, as well as startup acceleration and investment in early-stage companies...

29 Apr 2019

Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia
Landmark NYSE listing for Africa's unicorn, Jumia

Pan-African e-commerce platform, Jumia, has become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange...

15 Apr 2019

#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block
#StartupStory: iHappify, the new business on the block

The first quarter of 2019 has seen new business development in an uncategorised industry of making people happy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2019

#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations
#InspiringFiftySA 2019 opens for nominations

This year marks the third edition of Inspiring Fifty South Africa, a non-profit initiative that benchmarks and awards the 50 most inspiring women in STEM...

11 Apr 2019

President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolution
President appoints commission on fourth industrial revolution

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed members of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

10 Apr 2019

It's time for women to consider a career in tech
It's time for women to consider a career in tech

Before the introduction of the South African Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, women had no formal recognition as equal citizens...

By Leonie Stanley 5 Apr 2019

Jack Ma, Alibaba founder.
Africa Netpreneur Prize calls for entries

The application process for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is now officially open to African entrepreneurs from all sectors, age groups, and countries in Africa...

29 Mar 2019

Grindstone Accelerator programme expands to Gauteng
Grindstone Accelerator programme expands to Gauteng

The next iteration of the Grindstone Accelerator programme has been expanded to Johannesburg, and entries are now open...

29 Mar 2019

The Matt Brown Show secures Amazon Prime distribution
The Matt Brown Show secures Amazon Prime distribution

The Matt Brown Show takes real African entrepreneurial stories into homes around the world through Amazon Prime...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 27 Mar 2019

How to get your startup past the two-year mark
How to get your startup past the two-year mark

Starting a business is a risky business. According to Standard Bank, about 50% of all startup businesses in South Africa fail within 24 months...

By Alex Roberts 27 Mar 2019

#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency
#StartupStory: Getting to the core of Algorithm Agency

In today's world, almost everything we interact with online has an algorithm at its core. Algorithm Agency takes its name from the core principle that drives all search marketing...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Mar 2019

African startups enter acceleration program
African startups enter acceleration program

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech startups have been selected to participate in the L'Afrique Excelle residency in Mali...

13 Mar 2019

Digital Kungfu wins Africa's top Technology Start-Up at inaugural Africa Tech Week
Digital Kungfu wins Africa's top Technology Start-Up at inaugural Africa Tech Week

Digital Kungfu, a purpose-built lead generation company for technology businesses, walked away with the Best Technology Start-Up Award at the inaugural Africa Tech Week Awards last Tuesday night...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 11 Mar 2019

Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programme
Top fintech ideas selected for Explore programme

Explore, launched by The Explore Data Science Academy (EDSA) and Rand Merchant Investments (RMI) fintech division, AlphaCode, has selected 20 candidates' fintech ideas to turn them into viable business models...

8 Mar 2019

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