Finalists for inaugural Äänit Prize announced
Finalists for inaugural Äänit Prize announced

Seven young leaders have been shortlisted to win up to $80,000 for their socially impactful ventures in Africa from The Mandela Rhodes Foundation...

1 day ago

Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs
Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs

Sendbox, the Nigeria-based e-commerce fulfillment platform for merchants in Africa, has announced the completion of a $1.8m seed round...

1 day ago

ThirdEyeMedia to expand to the sub-Saharan African market
ThirdEyeMedia to expand to the sub-Saharan African market

Lisbon-based international public relations agency ThirdEyeMedia has been selected as part of a European Commission initiative, the Portugal 2020 programme, which aims to promote and grow small businesses...

13 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced
2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced

The winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems have been announced...

4 Oct 2021

Visa expands She's Next initiative in Africa
Visa expands She's Next initiative in Africa

As the rate of women entrepreneurs across sub-Saharan Africa continues to rise, Visa is expanding its global She's Next initiative...

28 Sep 2021

Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth
Moove launches in Cape Town, eyeing pan-African growth

The rollout in Cape Town follows Moove's recent $23m Series A funding and builds on existing operations in Johannesburg, Lagos and Accra, with a goal of democratising vehicle ownership across Africa...

27 Sep 2021

Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator
Nestlé opens its largest R+D Accelerator

Nestlé's global R+D Accelerator network was launched in 2019 to provide a platform for startups, students and Nestlé intrapreneurs to bring highly differentiated innovations to the market at speed...

2 Sep 2021

Startups are the way to a new Namibia
Startups are the way to a new Namibia

Research confirms what entrepreneurs have long suspected: startups drive the creation of new jobs...

By Joshua Romisher 1 Sep 2021

SA brand Erre Fashion invited to showcase in Paris
SA brand Erre Fashion invited to showcase in Paris

South African fashion designers Carina Louw and Natasha Jaume, founders of Erre Fashion, will be heading off to Paris to participate in the inaugural Africa Fashion Up show this September...

26 Aug 2021

#StartupStory: Cape-based startup set to disrupt SA healthtech space

Cape-based startup InnoHealth recently secured seed capital for an AI-based digital healthcare platform that is set to disrupt the local healthtech space...

Johannes MasitengBy Johannes Masiteng 29 Jul 2021

Olumide Soyombo launches Voltron Capital - a Pan-African seed firm
Olumide Soyombo launches Voltron Capital - a Pan-African seed firm

Olumide Soyombo, one of Africa's most active early-stage investors in tech startups, has launched Voltron Capital - a Pan-African pre-seed and seed firm...

27 Jul 2021

More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs
More African cities to emerge as leading startup and investment hubs

Ian Lessem, managing partner at HAVAÍC, believes several other African cities are quickly emerging as leading startup and investment hubs to watch...

27 Jul 2021

5 technopreneurs chosen for Ayo Scaling Africa Series
5 technopreneurs chosen for Ayo Scaling Africa Series

The final five qualifying businesses for the next round of the Ayo Scaling Africa Series have been selected...

22 Jul 2021

Saint-Gobain Africa Challenge 2021 calls for entries
Saint-Gobain Africa Challenge 2021 calls for entries

Saint-Gobain and AfricArena have joined forces to empower early-stage tech solutions in e-commerce and fintech in Egypt, Kenya and South Africa...

21 Jul 2021

Identifying the path forward for franchising
Identifying the path forward for franchising

As an industry sector, franchising often does not get enough credit for its contribution of close to 14% to the country's GDP, says Franchise Association of South Africa...

20 Jul 2021

Access Bank's Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa welcomes South Africa
Access Bank's Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa welcomes South Africa

Access Bank's campaign Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa is designed to support women in business across the African continent. Now, the bank is looking to put South African women's businesses on the map...

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Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Noël N'guessan, a chemical engineer from Côte d'Ivoire, has been named the winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering's 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

9 Jul 2021

Africa Trust Group receives R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation
Africa Trust Group receives R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation

The Africa Trust Group (ATG) has announced that it has received R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation...

7 Jul 2021



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