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Kaspersky presents 5 crucial tips to enhance SME Cybersecurity

As the global community commemorates the United Nations ‘Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day’, Kaspersky urges African SMEs to prioritize cybersecurity, emphasizing the potentially devastating consequences of data and system breaches. With over 44 million SMEs in sub-Saharan Africa, constituting...

Ethiopian Building Tech Startup Raises $3.34M

Circular economy and climate tech startup Kubik has successfully completed its initial milestone in the seed investment round, raising an oversubscribed $3.34M. The Ethiopian-based startup specializes in transforming hard-to-recycle plastic waste into affordable, low-carbon building materials. The funding round...

ZINDI Launches South African AI Association for Education and Reskilling

Zindi, a professional network for data scientists in Africa has launched the South African Artificial Intelligence Association (SAAIA) to promote the adoption of AI as a tool for education and social impact. The association's Founding Advisory Board includes major law...

African Startups Win Big at Global Startup Awards

Earlier this week (29 March 2023), two African early-stage companies came out tops at the grand finale of the world’s biggest independent competition for startups. The rise of the African techpreneur on the global stage was evident in the announcement...

Nigeria: Fez Delivery announces Seed raise of $1 million

This funding announcement follows Fez Delivery's acceptance as one of the only two logistics companies in Nigeria to have received investment from Techstars Toronto Fez Delivery, a leading logistics and delivery company, announced its $1 million seed round today. Ventures Platform...

A Deep Dive into East Africa’s Tech Start-up Ecosystem

New survey reveals lack of access to investors, reliance on international VCs and global recession trends as the biggest perceived barriers for East African tech start-ups to access funds as Covid 19 has slowed down investments across the region’s...

Lessons for launching an African fintech in 2023

Anyone looking to launch an African startup in 2023 must be sorely tempted to do so in the fintech space (provided they have the relevant background and expertise). After all, fintech has been on something of a streak on...

The startup journey: Advice for tech entrepreneurs

Everyone wants to be a unicorn, the next billion-dollar success story. This ambition is good and must never be watered down. Running a very successful tech business can be very highly rewarding, both financially and emotionally, even if the...

Assisting South Africa’s tech start-ups: Exclusive Networks Africa offers financial support and mentorship

Trusted cybersecurity specialist Exclusive Networks Africa is simultaneously a member of a listed global enterprise as well as a locally-founded and proudly South African firm, with its business values firmly supportive of the ongoing economic empowerment of the country....

How tech can help stimulate micro economies

Technological advancement is fundamental for economic development. The more accessible the tech is for citizens, the more rapidly the local economy can progress. In South Africa, a commitment to embrace the “fourth industrial revolution” has been a fixture of...
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Dakar Academy Announces New Digital Partnership to Enhance Science Teaching

Dakar Academy Central, a prominent international school in Senegal, West Africa, has announced a new partnership with global edtech...
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