The University of Pretoria has announced the launch of TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator to support postgraduate students in creating startups and employment opportunities...
Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018
More than 120 young South African women have graduated from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own...
Tom Jackson 14 Aug 2018
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship awarded a total of R660,000 to ten startups...
Tom Jackson 13 Aug 2018
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT GSB has awarded a total of R660,000 ($50,000) to 10 startups via two different grant funding mechanisms...
Tom Jackson 10 Aug 2018
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will make a second investment of up to US$13m in Capria's new "network fund"...
Tom Jackson 6 Aug 2018
Johannesburg-based startup Picadoo is bidding to formalise Africa's haircare industry via its online marketplace that helps users find local salons and book appointments...
Tom Jackson 1 Aug 2018
Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa, which allows smallholder farmers to access inputs, credit and markets, has raised a US$627,000 seed round to fund its continued expansion in the East African country and further develop its platform...
Tom Jackson 31 Jul 2018
Kenyan B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has closed a $2 million seed round to further expand its customer base across East Africa while also piloting additional value-added services for shops...
Tom Jackson 30 Jul 2018
The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the Southern African finalists for its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...
Tom Jackson 18 Jul 2018
Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...
Tom Jackson 16 Jul 2018
"There's never been a better time than now to start a business as a female founder, there is a lot of support there and a lot of women that serve as good examples."
Tom Jackson 2 Jul 2018
Applications have opened for the Unicef Innovation Fund for Drone Startups, which will provide up to $100,000 in equity-free investment for profit-making tech startups that have potential to benefit humanity through the use of drones...
Tom Jackson 28 Jun 2018
Egyptian startup ElBalto has launched a mobile application that provides users with easy, reliable, timely and affordable online video consultations via a network of customer-rated and licensed doctors...
Tom Jackson 27 Jun 2018