Tech Hubs

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Tomi Otudeko on Honeywell Group's new startup accelerator and thoughts on the ecosystem

Over the past decade or so, Nigeria's technology ecosystem, and especially its tech startup ecosystem, has experienced what can only be described as phenomenal growth. From the number of new startups born out of the West Afrikan country to their expansion across Afrika and the world, Nigeria's tech startups have

This video explains perfectly what it's like to be a startup

Often, founding and running a technology startup is glamourized. People only hear and see the good articles and the big headlines on how many millions of dollars a few startups have raised. For every startup that raises money or is acquired, there are hundreds and thousands of others that disappear

Andela makes Rwanda its main hub for training software developers

Andela, the company training software developers across Afrika, will be opening its main software development hub in Kigali, Rwanda. The hub will be opened in partnership with the east Afrikan country's Rwanda Development Board (RDB). Andela was launched in 2014 with the aim of investing in Afrika’s talented software

Startup Grind is back in Zimbabwe

Startup Grind has announced it's return to Zimbabwe. The relaunch of Startup Grind's Zimbabwe Chapter will kick off with an event titled "An Evening with EcoCash CEO Natalie Jabangwe." The event will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018 from 6 pm at The Venue in Avondale, Harare.

Nigeria's Vice President present at the Vibranium Valley project launch in Lagos

Nigeria's Vice President, [Professor-Yemi-Osinbajo]( Yemi Osinbajo), was the guest of honour towards the end of June 2018 to open one of Lagos' new technology and innovation hubs named the Vibranium Valley project. The tech hub and office space was comissioned by Venture Garden Group

Supporting Afrikan entrepreneurship ecosystem leaders

Village Capital, a company that finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems in emerging markets, is inviting incubators, accelerators and seed funds in sub-Saharan Afrika to apply for its VilCap Communities Africa programme. The programme's aim is to equip Afrikan entrepreneur ecosystem leaders with various tools, resources and

South Africa's first blockchain hub and seed accelarator

A new kind of technology and innovation hub focusing on the cryprocurrency and block chain industry has been launched in South Africa. Named Blockstarters, the hub aims to be the go to place for innovators and startups developing solutions using cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. Blockstarters was officially launched in Johannesburg,