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China and Africa innovation and learning through technology

Africa Tech Summit Connects – China and Africa innovation and learning through technology – we were joined by Luuk Eliens from XNode and Dean H. Diabaté from Alibaba Group who were sharing insights on tech & innovation between China & Africa Register for future episodes here.

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Spotlight on the Egyptian tech scene

Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series of webinars and digital content sharing insights from across the African tech ecosystem. In this webinar Tamer Azer Principal at Sawari Ventures shares insights on North Africa’s tech powerhouse in Spotlight on the Egyptian tech scene Register for future episodes here.

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Nigeria’s tech opportunity in a crisis

Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series of webinars and digital content sharing insights from across the African tech ecosystem. The Nigeria’s tech opportunity in a crisis webinar shared insights from Kola Aina – Partner at Ventures Platform Hub and Vivian Nwakah CEO & Founder of Medsaf as they explore opportunities, funding, partnerships and…

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Ventures survival strategies in a downturn

Africa Tech Summit Connects is an online series of webinars and digital content sharing insights from across the African tech ecosystem. The Ventures triage – survival strategies in a downturn webinar shared insights from Ido Sum – Partner at TLcom Capital and Kenza Lahlou – Managing Partner at Outlierz Ventures as they explore survival strategies,…

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The Indian Ocean Ecosystem

Africa’s Indian Ocean islands are about way more than just tourism. In a panel discussion at this year’s Africa Tech Summit in Kigali, representatives from Comoros Islands, Seychelles and Mauritius met to discuss the future of Indian Ocean tech. Read below for a profile on each country’s path toward ICT development. Comoros Islands  At last…

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Investing In African Startups: “Break even is the new black”

“ Break-even is the new black,” said Monica Brand Engel, Co-founder and partner of Quona Capital at the Africa Tech Summit’s forum on “creating a generation of funded African startups”.  In 2019, African startups received an estimated $1.3 billion in startup funding, an increase of $800million from 2015. Though African tech companies are growing at record…

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5 Questions at the Africa Tech Summit

The Africa Tech Summit attracts delegates from all over the world. This year, AppsAfrica singled out three people and asked them the same five questions. We met Victor Ekwealor, a tech-journalist from Nigeria. Aster Nao Koneko, who works for a solar lantern manufacturer in Nairobi; and Kondwani Alex Ntonya (Alex), a Malawi startup founder who…

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Registering Your Startup in Africa: “It all depends on the goal of what you’re creating.”

“It all depends on the goal of what you’re creating,” explained Tosin Amusan, Product Development Lead at Mylaw.ng when asked about the proper way to register startups in Africa. “A business is like a house. When you decide to build a house [you build your foundation based on] where you want it to go. In the same…

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It’s getting easier for SMEs to do business in Africa – and technology is playing a key role

The annual World Bank Doing Business report was released last week, and shows the overall business climate in sub-Saharan Africa is steadily improving. Looking at the ease of starting and maintaining a business, Mauritius and Rwanda rank among the top 20 countries globally, while Nigeria and Togo are among the top global improvers. By Soromfe…

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Credit scoring startups
5 African credit scoring startups selected for ENGIE challenge at Africa Tech Summit in Kigali

Five African startups with solutions in the credit scoring space have been selected to pitch for the chance to secure a testing phase for their solutions with French utility company ENGIE. French multinational energy utility company ENGIE was earlier this month confirmed as Gold Sponsor of Africa Tech Summit, which takes place for the third…

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