Category: Startups

Itanna set to invest $300,000 in Tech Startups: Call for entry to Itanna Accelerator Programme 2019

Itanna set to invest $300,000 in Tech Startups: Call for entry to Itanna Accelerator Programme 2019

Itanna, the Venture Capital investing platform backed by Honeywell Group, has today announced the commencement of this year’s Accelerator Programme. For those unaware, Itanna, which started operations in August last year, invests in growth stage technology-enabled businesses across Sub Saharan Africa in order to champion entrepreneurial talent and encourage disruptive thought in the African business […]

Opportunity to Pitch Live and Network at Africa Tech Summit Kigali, 2019

Opportunity to Pitch Live and Network at Africa Tech Summit Kigali, 2019

The next Africa Tech Summit holding at Kigali, Rwanda is giving African ventures the opportunity to pitch live to connect with like-minded professionals from across Africa. The three-day African Tech Summit will feature three tracks – The Future Summit, The Africa Startup Summit and The Creative Summit. Each will explore the latest trends, connect over […]

14 Winners for AppsAfrica’s Innovation Awards 2018

14 Winners for AppsAfrica’s Innovation Awards 2018

Fourteen AppsAfrica.com Award Winners were announced at the annual Awards party in Cape Town last night.  Now in their fourth year, the Awards celebrate the best in African mobile and tech from both corporates and start-ups and this year attracted entries from 39 countries across the continent. The Awards were supported by Uber, JET8, Syntonic, KaiOS, Africa Tech Summit […]

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

#KongaMarriesYudala: Konga and Yudala Merger – Questions and Predictions from an Ex-Konga Staff

By Ifeanyi Abraham #KongaMarriesYudala The tale of how a Yoruba Princess marries an Igbo Prince amidst competition from a foreign prince who threw all his wealth at the Father of the Yoruba Princess but still failed #KongaMarriesYudala The story of how the Father of the Yoruba princess decided to take a much lesser bride price than marry […]

Lori Systems, AgroCentra & SynCommerce Win At TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

Lori Systems, AgroCentra & SynCommerce Win At TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa

From 15 startups carefully selected from all over Sub-Saharan Africa, we present the winners of this year’s TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa. Lori Systems – Best in Productivity & Utility Category; Best of Show Lori Systems is a local startup based in Nairobi that is building a logistics platform to improve cargo transportation across Africa. The company […]

The July Edition of #TheBoardroom is here

The July Edition of #TheBoardroom is here

The Boardroom is a masterclass where Business Masters will be teaching and training entrepreneurs on how to turn ideas into profitable ventures, covering topics critical for business sustainability, including but not limited to building healthy cash flows, raising finance, delivering consistent service quality, building company culture, and executing at scale. The first edition of The Boardroom saw business masters teach participants […]

.@StartupGrindLAG to host @mmwithnimi in February meetup

[email protected] to host @mmwithnimi in February meetup

January started with a bang for the StartUp community in Lagos as Startup Grind hosted Audu Maikori and other awesome entrepreneurs to a day of learning, dining and networking. This month of February, they will be hosting Nimi Akinkugbe as they explore the roadmap to Mastering your Financial grind. Nimi Akinkugbe, who is the Founder and […]

Gamsole Founder, Abiola Olaniran, Wins Future Awards: Check Out The Full Winners’ List #TFAA2016 #ShapingTheFuture

Gamsole Founder, Abiola Olaniran, Wins Future Awards: Check Out The Full Winners’ List #TFAA2016 #ShapingTheFuture

The Future Awards Africa 2016 held last night at the Federal Palace Hotel Lagos. The Future Awards Africa for Technology was won by Abiola Olaniran, the founder of popular gaming company – Gamsole. The category which was keenly contested which saw the likes of Shola Akinlade of Paystack , Oluyomi Ojo of Printivo, Dele Bakare of Bosstable […]

4 Challenges Hindering the Success of Women-owned Businesses

4 Challenges Hindering the Success of Women-owned Businesses

Entrepreneurship once considered a man’s domain in Nigeria, has since made way for women as economic opportunities have risen over the years for women who want to start and run enterprises. Unfortunately, while more women are becoming entrepreneurs, they seem not to be catching up with their male counterparts. Women-owned businesses still face a set […]