Category: Start-Ups

5 Tips to Help Your Tech Startup Grow Successfully

The growth stage represents a crucial time in a startup’s life for setting a direction towards the business it’s meant to become. During this phase, it is important to develop…

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New app empowers HIV-positive children and healthcare workers

Keep A Child Alive and Zoë-Life, in collaboration with the Qualcomm Wireless Reach Initiative, launched the KidzAlive Talk Tool App, an innovative mobile health solution that equips healthcare workers to…

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Africa Tech Ventures fund raises $7.5m from AfDB

Newly-established investment fund Africa Tech Ventures has raised US$7.5 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to back highly scalable companies that use technology to innovate across key sectors. Launched…

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Blossom Academy; Ghana’s first data science accelerator trains top talent from West Africa to emerge as Data Scientists

Blossom Academy is Ghana’s first data science accelerator that trains top talent from West Africa and connects them to the global job market as distributed team members. Its initial approach…

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5 Most Innovative startups in Kenya

Kenya has positioned itself as one of the most prominent startup destinations in Africa. With the rise of innovation hubs and accelerator programs in Kenya, there has been great growth…

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How Social Media Marketing Can Break or Make Your Business.

The Internet has made this world a “globalized village”–this was the slogan two decades ago. Now we can say that the innovation of the Internet has transformed this “globalized village”…

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‘Susu’ Goes Digital With Esusu

Susu — the age-old means of saving and collecting money through a partnership or savings club—has long been practiced throughout Africa and the Caribbean. But Abbey Wemimo, a Nigerian-born entrepreneur,…

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How Bloom Impact is saving small businesses by digitally connecting them with financial service providers

Small businesses undoubtedly find it difficult to find credit and Bloom impact is looking to change that. The startup, which was registered in Ghana and the US earlier last year,…

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HOSTRIVER launches Innovative Professional DIY Website Building Services for SMEs.

South African Internet solutions company, HOSTRIVER, today launched its Website Builder service – aimed at the Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) sector.  The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) website building platform affords SMEs…

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Top Reasons to Consider Going Paperless With Your Startup

As a business, there are plenty of reasons to consider going paperless, ranging from budgetary to environmental. Going paperless is more beneficial than it might first appear. Here, we’ve listed…

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Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng Secures $1.1M Seed Funding

Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng, an online and mobile app savings platform targeted at African Millennials, today announces that it has closed on Seed Funding of $1.1M, from High Net Worth Individuals, led…

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10 of the Highest Paying Freelance Jobs You Should Consider

1. Deep learning jobs, $115.06/hour With the rise of AI, it's no surprise that deep learning jobs take first place for the highest-paying gig economy (freelance) jobs. Deep learning is…

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How to Optimize Your Business Website

One of the most important marketing tips for startups is to spend as much money as possible creating an optimized business website. It only takes 50 milliseconds for a potential…

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The Best Ways to Use Tech in Your Business

If you have just started your own business, then you will be eager to make running your company as easy as possible. It can take a lot of hard work…

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How to Build Your Brand as a New Startup – Simple Tricks and Tips

When you are a new business start-up, you are faced with a number of challenges and obstacles that well-established businesses no longer have to contend with. One of the biggest…

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