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Telecel Group moves to empower Ghanaian Tech Start-ups

Algeria Times 01 Dec 2022
According to her, ASIP has sponsored and invested in an array of startups from all over the African continent ... This she said, at ASIP they recruit top innovative startups in Africa and offer them the needed support and guidance. In this regard, we are consistently selecting which startups are the best.

500 Global and Sanabil Investments announce Batch 4 of the Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator Program

Hastings Tribune 01 Dec 2022
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 1, 2022-- ... The Sanabil 500 MENA Seed Accelerator Program provides pre-seed and seed-stage startups across the Middle East and North Africa region with the foundation they need to validate and scale their business at both a regional and global level ... Copyright Business Wire 2022 ... Copyright Business Wire 2022.

The Bicester Collection launches MENA edition of Unlock Her Future entrepreneurship prize

Arab News 28 Nov 2022
An international retail firm has launched the MENA edition of a prize for first-time women entrepreneurs that would allow them to set up or develop their startup businesses. The Middle East and North Africa edition of The Bicester Collection’s “Unlock her Future Prize” was ...

Africa rises as a startup investment destination, 9th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit ...

Business Ghana 10 Nov 2022
VC4A (https.// and ABAN hosted Africa’s investor community at the 9th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2022) from 2-4 November 2022 ... The Big Deal (https.//, which highlighted record breaking angel and venture capital investments into Africa early stage businesses.

Former Twitter CEO Launches New App

This Day 07 Nov 2022
The business stated that “the office will serve organisations of all sizes, including startups, enterprises, and public sector agencies as they make the shift to AWS Cloud.” ... The credit-led fintech startup provides loans to small businesses in Africa, often neglected by banks because of their lack of credit histories, in under three hours.

How crypto will change banking in Africa

Cryptopolitan 07 Nov 2022
Digital payments in Africa over the ... This includes large players such as Western Union (which processes $5 billion worth of funds in Africa every year but can charge for certain transactions) and new fintech startups such as that are focused on small businesses and freelancers.

African Business Roundtable sends one message to the African Youth: Welcome to the Board

Algeria Times 01 Nov 2022
The rapid rise in the (tech) startup ecosystem in Africa, led by entrepreneurs under 30, is only further evidence of the promise this demographic wields. Africa Business Communities spoke with members of the African Business Roundtable on the advantages of tapping into this new assemble of intellectuals..

JICA concludes Cohort 2 of the NINJA Programme with Demo Day

B & FT Online 31 Oct 2022
Supporting eight startups with business incubation support and a financial support of GHȼ240,000 in total, the second cohort of the NINJA ended with a Demo Day ... We supported 69 startups among around 2,800 applicants in 19 countries in Africa ... MDF West Africa’s Program Manager, Mrs.

Telecel Group’s Africa Startup Initiative Program to visit Accra to Scout for Ghana’s best startups

B & FT Online 21 Oct 2022
Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) is a Telecel Group social investment accelerator Program to develop and scale upthe next generation of tech businesses and entrepreneurs for the African continent ... their business models, and scale up with the right investment and guidance.

Meta Hosts XR Exhibition, Announces Winners of Future Africa Grant

This Day 17 Oct 2022
As part of its Extended Reality (XR) Programs and Research investment into XR talents across Africa, Meta recently showcased an exclusive XR exhibition featuring the six finalists from the ‘Future Africa ... She was recently acknowledged by Google for Startups Accelerator Africa and was one of the Google for Startups Black Founders Fund recipients.

Star Tech: COLABS, Pakistan’s fastest-growing flexible workspace, eyes UAE, MENA markets

Khaleejtimes 07 Oct 2022
COLABS aims to replicate its business model in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region as a hub for both startups of all hues within the next 18-24 months ... COLABS is also currently partnering with a UAE-based business accelerator programme for women-led startups, called 60 Day Startups.

How Terminal Africa is transforming logistics solutions for African businesses

Business Day Online 06 Oct 2022
A leading software startup, Terminal Africa has deployed scalable technology-based solutions to ...

PressOne, 199 Others for Global Startups Competition

This Day 27 Sep 2022
PressOne Africa and three other African startups ... PressOne Africa is a fast-rising technology startup that wants to provide entrepreneurs with professional business numbers ... “At PressOne Africa, we are on a mission to help entrepreneurs across Africa build world-class businesses.

Startup Bill Will Enhance Nigeria’s Tech Ecosystem, Says NITDA

This Day 15 Sep 2022
The DG noted that part of the challenge being faced by startups especially in Africa, was legal backing. According to him, starting and growing businesses in Africa used to be a big challenge, but with such bill in place, it will be easier to start a business ... Advising the startups ...

Seedstars Africa Ventures appoints new partner to back more founders in the continent

Business Ghana 07 Sep 2022
Seedstars Africa Ventures, the pan-African early-stage fund for startups, has appointed Bruce Nsereko-Lule as its new general partner, to help it deploy more capital and provide the much-needed technical support for founders across the continent ... them build and scale businesses.

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