seedstars summit 2020

Road to Seedstars Summit 2020, everything you should know

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The Seedstars Summit 2020 is gearing up to bring entrepreneurs and investors together in one place for startup pitching and investments. This year’s summit will be the seventh edition, and there...
Digital Lab Africa opens applications for acceleration programme

Digital Lab Africa opens applications for its acceleration programme

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Digital Lab Africa (DLA), an initiative of the French Embassy and French Institute in South Africa, has opened applications for the fourth edition of its acceleration programme. The programme is opened...
Flutterwave raises $35 series B round

Flutterwave raises $35 series B round

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Nigerian-found fintech startup, Flutterwave, has just raised a $35-million Series-B round. The round was led by American venture capital firms Greycroft and eVentures. As a digital payment service and infrastructure provider, Flutterwave enables global...
Pitch startup idea Accra Startup Office Hours today

Pitch your startup idea and get advice from the Accra Startup Office Hours today

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Do you have a startup idea that you wish to get some guidance and training on? Then the Accra Startup Office Hours is where you need to head today. Happening at NIIT...
6 prizes & competitions for African tech entrepreneurs in Q1 2020

6 prizes, competitions for African tech entrepreneurs in Q1 2020

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Prizes and competitions are some of the few ways African tech entrepreneurs and startups get support for their projects. For example, Okuafo Foundation recently got rewarded by the Zayed Sustainability Prize...
Ghana’s digital currency marketplace, BitSika hit 1 million transactions

Ghana’s digital currency marketplace, BitSika hits 1 million transactions

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BitSika, a young digital currency marketplace operating in Ghana has announced that transactions on its platform have reached a milestone of 1 million. The announcement done via one of the founders’...
8 Business ideas for a profitable side hustle in Ghana

8 Business ideas for a profitable side hustle in Ghana

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Entrepreneurship is on the rise all over the world. With the prevailing economic conditions, it makes sense for people to want to have multiple streams of income...
4 Ghanaian startups have joined the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

These 4 Ghanaian startups have joined the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 

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The African Prize for Engineering Innovation is an award scheme that acknowledges the work of Africans who are helping solve issues through engineering. It is a scheme established by the Royal...
Cecil Nutakor, founder, eCampus

eCampus selected as finalist for Global EdTech Startups Awards next year

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Tech startups focusing education are gradually gaining their roots as one of them in Ghana, eCampus, has been given the go-ahead to join the finalists for the Global EdTech Startups Awards...
Impact Hub launches Deep Dive Africa Tour

Impact Hub launches Deep Dive Africa Tour for Ghanaian and Nigerian startups to get...

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Impact Hub Accra has launched an initiative that aims at getting support from European investors for Ghanaian and Nigerian startups. The initiative, Deep Dive Africa Tour, is established with the help...
Appruve joins 2019 Fbstart Accelerator

Ghanaian startup Appruve joins the 2019 FbStart Accelerator in Nigeria

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Facebook’s accelerator programme in Nigeria popularly known as the FbStart Accelerator has announced the startups partaking the programme for 2019. Among the FbStart Accelerator’s class of 2019 is Ghana’s own Appruve. Appruve...
Bosun Tijani, CEO, CcHUB & iHub

Nigeria’s tech innovation centre CcHub has acquired Kenya’s iHub

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One of the top technology innovation centres in Nigeria, Co-creation Hub (CcHub), has now bought iHub, its counterpart in Kenya. The amount for the acquisition is unknown at the moment. CcHub’s acquisition of...
CcHUB’s PitchdriveAsia tour

CcHUB’s PitchdriveAsia Tour, in partnership with Google for Startups, kicks off

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The second edition of Co-Creation Hub’s Pitchdrive tech tour, PitchdriveAsia, is set to commence on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Ten selected startups utilising hardware and deep technology tools in their businesses...
Dropyn ride hailing service

Dropyn: The newest Ghanaian-owned ride hailing service in town

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Another ride-hailing service has touched the market and this is special. This one is completely owned by a group of Ghanaians and its name is Dropyn. This new local player is ready...
Nvoicia wins 2019 Seedstars startup competition

Fintech startup Nvoicia wins 2019 Seedstars Ghana competition

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Early last month, we announced that Seedstars World, a global startup incubator, is touring Africa for startups. The 2019 Africa Tour was to select and help startups that come to pitch...
F-LANE

The Vodafone Institute includes 2 West African startups to partake in its women-focused accelerator

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The Vodafone Institute has selected 5 startups around the world to join its maiden accelerator, F-LANE. This accelerator, which is focused on women in the tech sector, has included 2 West...
Ghana to host startup incubator Seedstars World’s 2019 Africa Tour

Ghana to host startup incubator Seedstars World’s 2019 Africa Tour

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One of the world’s robust startup incubator, Seedstars World, is coming to host its 2019 Africa Tour here in Ghana. Seedstars is seen as the largest startup competition for emerging markets...
UnitedMasters cross-distribution platform

UnitedMasters releases iPhone app for cross-service music distribution for independent artists

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UnitedMasters, a music label distribution startup and record label alternative that is backed by Google’s parent Alphabet, has released an iPhone app version of its platform. This Alphabet-backed startup offers musicians a...
54gene closes $4.5M seed round

54gene closes $4.5M seed round

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54gene (the D.B.A. of Stack Diagnostics), the African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up that is leading in the diagnosis and medical treatment of people in Africa, has raised a $4.5M seed...
Playfre launches SongRoute service for Africans to monetize their songs

Playfre launches SongRoute service for Africans to monetize their songs

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One of Africa’s popular music streaming service, Playfre, has brought a new service called SongRoute. This new service is going to be a platform on which African artists can monetise their...