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  • AgTech startup get software donation from Oracle NetSuite

    AgTech startup gets software donation from Oracle NetSuite

    January 18, 2019 • North Africa, StartupsComments Off on AgTech startup gets software donation from Oracle NetSuite

      Growsel, a nonprofit agricultural crowdfunding organisation that connects underserved Base of the Pyramid smallholder farmers with lenders across the globe, has received a software donation from Oracle NetSuite Social Impact for growing social...

  • The AkzoNobel Startup Challenge is now open

    Painting a brighter future with AkzoNobel

    December 6, 2018 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Painting a brighter future with AkzoNobel

    What if paint could clean the air; withstand extreme heat; reduce drag and fuel consumption; cope with conditions on Mars. AkzoNobel products already do this – now the plan is to go even further. That’s why the company is ready to stir things up...

  • Economic opportunities for women have expanded globally.

    How new technology has boosted female entrepreneurship

    August 17, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on How new technology has boosted female entrepreneurship

    Economic opportunities for women have expanded globally, but significant obstacles to gender equality ‒ including the gender pay gap ‒ still remain. Platforms like Airbnb are creating new opportunities for enterprising women, enabling them to open their...

  • Top 10 young tech entrepreneurs in Africa

    10 young African tech entrepreneurs to look out for

    July 2, 2018 • StartupsComments Off on 10 young African tech entrepreneurs to look out for

    Africa has successful and resilient young entrepreneurs who never stop; risk takers who build phenomenal businesses, tackle problems and create lots of jobs in the process. Forbes has released its latest ’30 under 30 list‘, focusing on the...