Ali Diallo

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Finalists for 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation in financial inclusion announced

MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship has announced the 10 Afrikan startups that will be finalists of the 2018 edition of the Zambezi Prize. The Zambezi Prize for innovation in financial inclusion, is being hosted in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation. At stake, for the finalists, will be a

MIT's Ali Diallo explains why the Zambezi Prize for Innovation is not just another startup competition

During any given month, there is a startup pitching competition, hackathon or demo day happening somewhere in Afrika. Many have argued that very little has resulted from these startup pitching events, and one such recent example is the case involving South African startup, TechnoVera, which previously won a City of