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15 startups chosen for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa Class 7

By Staff Writer 14 March 2022

Participants hail from seven countries, with three startups hailing from South Africa. FULL STORY >

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Cape Town startup wants to reach 1m kids and solve Africa’s tech job skills crisis

By Press Release 11 February 2022

Mindjoy, the Cape Town-based edtech startup that’s for kids, aims to help one million children discover their superpowers through coding. FULL STORY >

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Oracle set to invest over R15 million to support African tech startups

By Staff Writer 8 February 2022

Oracle has announced support of over R15 million for tech startups in Africa to help accelerate their digital initiatives with the latest cloud technologies and business resources. FULL STORY >

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Global Startup Awards expands across Africa

By Press Release 7 October 2020

The Global Startup Awards (GSA), the largest independent startup ecosystem awards platform with a mission to find, recognise and connect the futureshapers of the digital age from all around the world, will now be expanding across Africa. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - How socially-led innovation can bring positive change in unchartered times

By Industry Contributor 7 July 2020

Muhammad Nabil, Partners and Startups Strategy Lead at Microsoft 4Afrika, highlights examples of startups throughout Africa that are adapting their businesses and creating new platforms to support... FULL STORY >

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Google for Startups Accelerator Africa announces Class 5 online

By Staff Writer 24 June 2020

The selected pool of startups for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa 2020 are from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. FULL STORY >

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Kaspersky Innovation Hub announces global call for tech startups

By Staff Writer 3 March 2020

All startup teams and individual projects, developing solutions on the edge of cybersecurity are welcome to apply. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - How do startups know if it’s time to grow up?

By Industry Contributor 21 January 2020

Kaspersky's Chief Business Officer, Alexander Moiseev, examines the consumer vs. business attitude to security. FULL STORY >

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First Google Startup Week Lagos sees startups pitching to top UK and African VCs

By Press Release 29 November 2019

Google this week hosted its first Google Startup Week in Lagos, which saw Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa graduates, from across Africa, pitch for funding from some of Africa & the UK’s top venture... FULL STORY >

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GREY Adventures Start-up Incubator Launches in SA

By Press Release 2 July 2018

In 2017, Grey turned 100 years young. The key to Grey’s staying power? Its culture of innovation. Grey was recently listed by Fast Company as one of the “50 Most Innovative Companies”. FULL STORY >

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Samsung announces NEXT Q Fund for investments into AI startups

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 June 2018

The newly announced fund is aimed at backing innovative AI projects, with a reported $150 million being made available by the South Korean company. FULL STORY >

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Sanofi accelerating innovation in Africa

By Press Release 8 February 2018

From May 24th to May 26th 2018, Viva Technology will bring together 6,000 startups with top worldwide investors, companies & tech leaders in Paris, France FULL STORY >

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Disrupt the law: Global Legal Hackathon coming to Johannesburg in February

By Press Release 1 February 2018

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is pleased to announce that it is bringing the prestigious event for legal and justice innovators, Global Legal Hackathon (globallegalhackathon.com), to South Africa for... FULL STORY >

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AfricArena 2017 a major hit

By Press Release 8 November 2017

The first-ever AfricArena welcomed over 450 delegates, 100 entrepreneurs, 80 startups, 22 exhibitors, 42 speakers, 67 investors and witnessed more than 40 live startup pitch battles. FULL STORY >

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South Africa’s number one startup refines its AI and brand

By Press Release 27 October 2017

From South African startup success story to new brand identity. Kandua is an online marketplace that uses technology and ingenuity to connect South African homeowners to reputable and reliable contractors. FULL STORY >

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