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#BestofBiz 2018: HR & Recruitment
#BestofBiz 2018: HR & RecruitmentArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Human Resources & Recruitment site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Legal
#BestofBiz 2018: LegalArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Education
#BestofBiz 2018: EducationArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Education & Training site over the past year below.

18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2018: Logistics & TransportArticle

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18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: ICT
#BestofBiz 2018: ICTArticle

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18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2018: AgricultureArticle

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18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2018: HealthcareArticle

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18 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: Retail
#BestofBiz 2018: RetailArticle

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14 Dec 2018

#BestofBiz 2018: CSI & Sustainability
#BestofBiz 2018: CSI & SustainabilityArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018
6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018Article

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

Tom Jackson 15 Oct 2018

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Egyptian real estate startup iCommunity raises $600k from Algebra VenturesArticle

Egyptian startup ?iCommunity, a mobile community platform for the real estate industry, has raised $600,000 in Series A funding from VC firm Algebra Ventures for further growth at home and internationally...

Tom Jackson 12 Oct 2018

Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startups
Founders Factory incubator launches in Joburg to back African startupsArticle

Corporate-backed incubator and accelerator Founders Factory has launched in Johannesburg, from where it plans to design, build and scale 100 disruptive tech startups across Africa over the next five years...

Tom Jackson 11 Oct 2018

SA florist startup Petal&Post plans nationwide expansion
SA florist startup Petal&Post plans nationwide expansionArticle

South African online florist Petal&Post is planning expansion across the country after its offering met with significant success in Cape Town and Durbanville...

Tom Jackson 10 Oct 2018

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Nigerian startup launches construction funding platformArticle

Nigerian startup Landhouse has launched a platform that allows for the crowdfunding of property development...

Tom Jackson 10 Oct 2018

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution
This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolutionArticle

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences
Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiencesArticle

Kenyan startup Angaza Elimu is attempting to transform education by addressing the problems of inefficient classrooms and inadequate educational material...

Tom Jackson 4 Oct 2018

Agritech startup Bandim Online winner of Seedstars Bissau
Agritech startup Bandim Online winner of Seedstars BissauArticle

Agritech startup Bandim Online has been named the winner of the Guinea Bissau round of the Seedstars World competition...

Tom Jackson 4 Oct 2018

6 African health startups chosen for Innovate For Life Fund Accelerator
6 African health startups chosen for Innovate For Life Fund AcceleratorArticle

Amref Health Africa has selected six African healthcare startups to join its Innovate for Life Fund Accelerator programme, which supports post-revenue entrepreneurs with innovative products tailored to improve primary healthcare...

Tom Jackson 1 Oct 2018

SA deliveries startup Droppa launches retail gateway
SA deliveries startup Droppa launches retail gatewayArticle

South African on-demand delivery startup Droppa has launched Droppa Retail, a gateway for retail stores, warehouses and distribution centres to make deliveries to their customers...

Tom Jackson 26 Sep 2018

SA's TastePal ready to scale after early success with corporates
SA's TastePal ready to scale after early success with corporatesArticle

South African startup TastePal is ready to scale into other sectors and countries after completing its proof of concept stage with six corporates...

Tom Jackson 19 Sep 2018

Applications open for MEST class of 2020
Applications open for MEST class of 2020Article

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has opened applications for its next one-year, fully-sponsored entrepreneurial training programme in Accra, Ghana.

Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHack
African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHackArticle

Startups from across Africa have been named winners of the annual Pitch AgriHack competition, taking home cash prizes in various sizes...

Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

SA legal information platforms wins HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge
SA legal information platforms wins HiiL Innovating Justice ChallengeArticle

Legal information platform Baobob.law has been named winner of the Southern African leg of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge...

Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platform
Uganda's 2ambale targets millennials with speedy e-commerce platformArticle

Ugandan e-commerce startup 2ambale is targeting people between the ages of 21 and 35 with its mobile app, which promises deliveries of orders within one hour...

Tom Jackson 14 Sep 2018

Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challenge
Kenyan, SA startups winners of MIT African innovation challengeArticle

Three startups from Kenya and one from South Africa have been named winners of the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge in Africa, earning the chance to compete for US$250,000 in prize money at the global final...

Tom Jackson 10 Sep 2018

Nigeria's Paga raises $10m for international expansion
Nigeria's Paga raises $10m for international expansionArticle

Nigerian payments startup Paga has secured a US$10 million funding round in order to expand into other markets in Africa and across the world...

Tom Jackson 7 Sep 2018

African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomes
African startups go beyond "find a tutor" model to improve educational outcomesArticle

Ed-tech startups connecting learners with tutors are increasingly prevalent across Africa, but these platforms are adding additional components to their models to increase impact.

Tom Jackson 4 Sep 2018

Applications open for SA Wine Industry Innovation Challenge
Applications open for SA Wine Industry Innovation ChallengeArticle

Winetech has partnered with Stellenbosch University-based incubator LaunchLab and Faculty of AgriSciences for the first Wine Industry Innovation Challenge.

Tom Jackson 3 Sep 2018

Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealed
Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards 2018 winners revealedArticle

Takealot cleaned up at this year's Pricecheck Tech and E-commerce Awards, bagging four of the 14 awards presented, including the coveted E-commerce Service of the Year...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2018

Agritech startup named winner of Seedstars Uganda
Agritech startup named winner of Seedstars UgandaArticle

Agro Supply, a platform that finances agricultural technologies through mobile micro-savings, has been named winner of the Ugandan leg of the Seedstars World competition.

Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemploymentArticle

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Ghanaian agritech startup Cowtribe planning nationwide coverage
Ghanaian agritech startup Cowtribe planning nationwide coverageArticle

Ghanaian agritech startup Cowtribe hopes to cover all 10 regions of the country in the next 18 months with its solution that helps farmers access animal vaccines quickly and reliably...

Tom Jackson 27 Aug 2018

Finalists announced for 2018 PriceCheck Tech and E-commerce Awards
Finalists announced for 2018 PriceCheck Tech and E-commerce AwardsArticle

The 2018 PriceCheck Tech and E-commerce Awards shortlist has been announced...

27 Aug 2018

Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economy
Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economyArticle

The African continent is gradually transitioning towards the gig economy, as early-stage entrepreneurs and funders increasingly favour on-demand services...

Tom Jackson 23 Aug 2018

Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challenge
Applications opened for SA female entrepreneur challengeArticle

Applications have opened for South African female entrepreneur challenge #0to6matters, a collaboration between Innovation Edge and The Startup Hatchery...

Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator
University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubatorArticle

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

Sarah Heck, an advisor on international entrepreneurship and youth programs to the Obama Foundation and head of entrepreneurship at Stripe.
Why Africa's youth should be encouraged to launch tech startupsArticle

'Focus on tackling Africa's greatest challenges through entrepreneurship...'

Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programme
Female entrepreneurs graduate from Mastercard SA programmeArticle

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

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UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant fundingArticle

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship awarded a total of R660,000 to ten startups...

Tom Jackson 13 Aug 2018

Shop on Amazon from Ghana with startup Eazyloop
Shop on Amazon from Ghana with startup EazyloopArticle

Ghanaian startup Eazyloop is allowing users to shop on international platforms like Amazon and have their purchases delivered to their door within two weeks...

Tom Jackson 13 Aug 2018

UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding
UCT's Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant fundingArticle

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

Egypt's Flareinn provides a marketplace for MENA art
Egypt's Flareinn provides a marketplace for MENA artArticle

Egyptian startup Flareinn has developed an online marketplace for art, connecting young artists with potential customers...

Tom Jackson 10 Aug 2018

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IFC to invest in Capria network fund to address "missing middle"Article

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

SA's Picadoo formalising the African haircare industry
SA's Picadoo formalising the African haircare industryArticle

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 e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed round
Kenyan e-commerce startup Sokowatch raises $2m seed roundArticle

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

Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa raises $627k funding round
Kenyan agri-tech startup Tulaa raises $627k funding roundArticle

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 27 Jul 2018

New startup accelerator launches in Malawi
New startup accelerator launches in MalawiArticle

Malawian hub mHub has partnered GrowthAfrica, Dutch investment firm Accesserator, UNDP Malawi and the Norwegian Embassy to launch the country's first startup accelerator programme...

Tom Jackson 26 Jul 2018

Ghana's Complete Farmer launches web farming platform
Ghana's Complete Farmer launches web farming platformArticle

Ghanaian agri-tech startup Complete Farmer has launched its web farming platform, which allows users to sponsor farms in exchange for guaranteed returns on investment after harvest...

Tom Jackson 24 Jul 2018

HiiL announces Southern Africa Innovating Justice Challenge finalists
HiiL announces Southern Africa Innovating Justice Challenge finalistsArticle

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

Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award
Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year AwardArticle

Nigerian agri-tech startup Farmcrowdy has won the African Digital Business of the Year Award for its solution that makes farms available for sponsorship...

Tom Jackson 17 Jul 2018

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