Kenyans are creative, enterprising people. We innovate our way around the little steeples that come our way. (See that Rio reference?) Some of the world’s best tech has been born here out of the need ..
Data from the newly published 2016 Venture Finance in Africa research, conducted by VC4Africa, shows that the growing international and local angel investor interest in early stage Startups in African ..
One of the fastest growing startup in Africa – BRCK has secured Sh300 million funding. BRCK is a hardware and services tech company based in Nairobi. The company came up with a connectivity device ..
Sometime back while in Kisii town, I went to a KCB machine to get some money but the ATM was not working. While coming out I met a lady who asked whether the ATM was working and when I told her that it was not she got sad, ..
The demo finals were done five days ago and yesterday the Safaricom Appwiz winners were unveiled. The 3rd Edition of the Challenge kicked off in July and 13 finalists were selected to join a three-month ..
In the last nine months or so we have been hosting the BAKE digital services with Angani Limited. Angani provides local hosting services which makes it more ideal for the sites targeting local audience. ..
Two weeks ago Erick Vateta shared with you information about RabbitIQ, a platform where Rabbit farmers can tag their rabbits and use RabbitIQ to gain insight on the development and performance of their ..
Getting a job is hectic and stressing. The youth are the most marginalized and most of them end up on the streets. Fortunately, technological skills allows one to carryout freelance services to clients. ..
The most hectic errand or duty in the city is house hunting. Most people manage to bluff there way through life in the name of house agents. Nairobi has fake agents who are always ready to steal honesty ..
Most innovators wish to fly to San Francisco and work with other well endowed innovators. Kenya has the capability of promoting any innovation and make it international. The biggest challenge facing startups ..
A Kenyan Startup Nim$, won the 2015 edition of Startup Istanbul. Startup Istanbul is a global event that attracts startup sign ups and investors. Generally, it’s a gathering of the leading startups, ..
Someone once said raising money is simple but not easy. First time entrepreneurs will tell you this for sure. Better known as startups, these entities find it almost impossible to raise funds for the company’s ..
Half a decade ago, start-ups were just a simple business idea waiting to be hatched into an actual revenue generating enterprise. No one cared much about a simple idea not making money yet. Today though, ..
Africa Innovation Foundation has called for innovators to apply for IPA 2016 an initiative of the innovation programme that honors and encourages innovative achievements that contribute toward developing ..
HiiL Innovating Justice, together with the Global Agenda Council on Justice and the Ford Foundation have partnered on a new pioneering new endeavor to accelerate justice ventures in East and West Africa, ..
Following calls by the Kenyan government for financial institutions to allocate entrepreneur seed funds, Kenya Commercial Bank has pledged sh1 billion towards the support of start-up ideas and innovations. ..
The real-estate sector has grown to be fierce and more practical over the years. With the extensive penetration of smartphones and internet, virtual searching and selling of property has become pre-dominant ..
Ahead of DEMO Africa 2015 to be held at Nigeria from the 21st of September to the 25Th, the startup challenge programme has released a list of the thirty participating start-ups from across Africa. Where ..
A group of high innovators from East Africa have joined the SAP social Entrepreneur Fellowship in Silicon Valley this week, for a 100-day fellowship programme that consists of two parts; a 10-day leadership ..
Africans have been called intelligent beings due to the innovative and creative nature of individuals and Kenya is top of the list as one of the most industrious country there is in the continent. As a result ..
Village Capital has announced the first winners of its innovative program, East Africa: Fin Tech for Agriculture 2015. The program supports entrepreneurs in making financial services more affordable and accessible ..