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Ghana: Chalkboard Education named best startup at Seedstars Accra

August 23, 2016 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its Ghana round to a successful close during Seedstars Accra. The event took place this Sunday in Impact Hub Accra , where 9 selected startups were invited to present their ideas in front of the local and injury panel. The [&hellip...

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Kangpe named Nigeria’s best startup at Seedstars Lagos

August 15, 2016 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its Nigeria round to a successful close during Seedstars Lagos. The event took place at Seedspace, with the support of Omidyar Network,...

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Seedstars World to seek out top 10 startups in Mali

August 10, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Seedstars World to seek out top 10 startups in Mali

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is coming to Mali on 4th of September for its 1st edition in the country. In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from...

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Nigeria: Etisalat empowers 100 entrepreneurs with skills

August 1, 2016 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Etisalat empowers 100 entrepreneurs with skills

Etisalat, in partnership with O.A. Bella Resources, has empowered 100 individuals with basic life skills and basic equipment to help them maximize their potentials through the establishment of start-up businesses. The beneficiaries were pulled from six...

Seedstars Angola

Seedstars World reveals top 10 startups to pitch in Maputo

July 15, 2016 • East Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Seedstars World reveals top 10 startups to pitch in Maputo

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is continuing its tour through Africa to scout for the best startups in Maputo. In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs...

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South Africa: Seedstars World names SA’s best startup

July 4, 2016 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Seedstars World names SA’s best startup

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its South Africa country wide competition to a successful close during Seedstars Grand Final after hosting pre-selections in Cape Town,...

Seedstars Angola

Seedstars set to find Angola’s best startup

June 28, 2016 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Seedstars set to find Angola’s best startup

Seedstars World is returning to Angola on July 27th. In line with its mission to place the spotlight on entrepreneurs from emerging markets, Seedstars World is travelling to more than 65 countries globally and 20+ in Africa this year to identify the best...

African Startups

GrowthHub to help African entrepreneurs help themselves

June 28, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on GrowthHub to help African entrepreneurs help themselves

GrowthHub, a new initiative to support entrepreneurs, is hosting its first event at the OneChadwick cowork space in Sandton, Johannesburg in July 2016 with Rich Mulholland serving up a talk on How to Pitch for Funding. “At GrowthHub, we are looking to...

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South Africa: Seedstars finalists revealed

June 27, 2016 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Seedstars finalists revealed

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems has brought its pre-selection rounds to an end. In partnership with Standard Bank, Seedstars World hosted the pre-selections in Cape Town,...

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In Pictures: Seedstars Soweto

June 17, 2016 • Features, Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Seedstars Soweto

The latest round of Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, has concluded. The event took place at the eKasi Labs in Soweto, Johannesburg where 11 selected startups were invited to...

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Umoyair, Riovic and Sortd to advance to Seedstars final

June 16, 2016 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Umoyair, Riovic and Sortd to advance to Seedstars final

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, brought its third pre-selection round to a successful close during Seedstars Soweto, targeting startups in the Gauteng area. The event took...

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IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins Seedstars panel

June 14, 2016 • People, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins Seedstars panel

IT News Africa’s Founder & Managing Director, Abe Wakama, has been selected as one of the judges at this year’s Soweto leg of the Seedstars World Challenge. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1.5m in emerging markets...

African Startups

Integr8’s Sussman to judge Seedstars start-ups

May 27, 2016 • StartupsComments Off on Integr8’s Sussman to judge Seedstars start-ups

Robert Sussman, co-founder and co-CEO of international award winning ICT managed services company Integr8, is set to sit on the judging panel of Switzerland based Seedstars. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1,5mn in emerging market...

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African startup aims to disrupt $45b market research industry

May 24, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on African startup aims to disrupt $45b market research industry

Johannesburg based technology startup, delvv.io, has announced a first round of investment led by global business executive and investor, Kevin Gaskell. The former Managing Director of both BMW and Porsche GB has led an investment round of R2 million...

Nigeria

Hello Paisa clinches top spot at Start-up challenge

May 20, 2016 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Hello Paisa clinches top spot at Start-up challenge

Hello Paisa was named, according to the company, as the number one Fintech Company in Africa in Mauritius during the course of May 2016, at the SWIFT African Regional Conference. The company revealed that it will now form part of a delegation along with two...

African Startups

African Start-Ups encouraged to participate in VIVA Technology Paris

May 13, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Startups, West AfricaComments Off on African Start-Ups encouraged to participate in VIVA Technology Paris

African-born global ad-tech company, Popimedia is encouraging African tech start-ups to participate in VIVA Technology Paris. Co-hosted by Publicis, the inaugural event, running from 30 June to 2 July 2016, aims to provide a “real-time platform for...