Tag: african tech startups

Nigeria’s Paystack wants to modernise payments, and they’ve raised $10m to do it

Nigeria-based Paystack is a fintech startup that lets businesses accept payments via credit card, debit card, money transfer and mobile money on their websites or mobile apps. Within a little over…

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Uganda’s Brian Gitta wins Africa prize for bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering's Africa Prize for…

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The Startup Story – Foodie Diaries

We’ve all heard the stories of people dropping out of college to work on their startups, living on their friends’ couches, or quitting their jobs. From the ‘Aha’ moments to…

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The Power Couple Behind Ghana’s Fastest Growing Online Menu Finder

Alex and his co-founder Sharna who also happens to be his wife are on a mission to help people find out what’s available in restaurants even before they leave home.…

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How this Entrepreneur Turned His Food Problems into a Revolutionary Business.

Entrepreneurship is all about providing solutions to problems and the best entrepreneurs are birthed out of the dire need to fix the things that frustrates them the most. Such is…

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August in Africa: New tech, great startups, and more funding

Try a quick Google search for “Africa” + “tech” in the last couple of weeks and you will read little other than news of the fallout from tech malfunctions during…

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Africa’s Silicon Valley; The Debate

Silicon Valley is undoubtedly the world’s biggest tech hub with hundreds of start-ups and global technology companies. “Silicon” signifies the large number of silicon chip innovators and manufacturers in the…

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