PRESS RELEASE, 4/23/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LOME, Tog -- Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/18/2018
Fintech startup MFS Africa has raised $4.5 million in a Series B round of funding and, in doing so, has become the first African fintech company to attract investment from a Chinese venture capital firm.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/11/2018
LONDON -- ONEm Communications (www.ONEm.com) is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without the internet. On any ordinary mobile, users can engage in group communication with each other like people do on the internet.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/9/2018
HARGEISA, Somaliland -- Innovate Ventures (www.Innovate.so), a pioneer in the Somali start-up space, has just opened applications for the next round of its Hargeisa-based tech accelerator.
Connecting Africa, 3/20/2018
Google has named the 12 startups that will participate in its Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa program.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 3/14/2018
Rain, the 4G services specialist that is planning on shaking up South Africa's mobile data services sector, is edging closer to its full launch and will be seeking to differentiate itself from the country's existing mobile broadband players by making things simple for its customers.
Connecting Africa, 3/1/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- PARIS -- The call for applications for the 8th Orange (www.Orange.com) Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East opens today and will run through 31 May 2018, under the "Orange Social Venture Prize" section on the http://EntrepreneurClub.orange.com/en.
The Staff, 1/23/2018
Venture capital firm Partech Ventures has launched Partech Africa, a fund dedicated to raising capital for investment in African tech startups, and opened a new office in Dakar, Senegal.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
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