Startup Business Models within the African Context

This evening, Afrinnovator will be hosting a Startup-focused event titled “What’s your Business Model?“. Last month we held an event that brought together several seed funds and VCs for a panel discussion open to questions from Startups about matters related to funding, we also got some feedback from these funds about what they have observed […]

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Toffene Kama: Startup Founder, Tech Entrepreneur and Passionate about Africa

It’s always great to meet and talk with people who have a great passion for Africa just as we do here at Afrinnovator. Toffene Kama is a highly driven and passionate individual whose not just talking about Africa’s great future with passion and enthusiasm but is also actively running an amazing tech startup called Willstream […]

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Talking about Africa's Digital Content Future

The history of African peoples is filled with tons of folklore and a rich oral history. Our peoples in past times primarily disseminated information and preserved their culture in the form of folk tales, songs… content; and the primary platform of distribution was oral. Today, Africa stands to embrace it’s history of original content creation […]

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Buni TV launches www.buni.tv and m.buni.tv

Buni Media is announcing the launch today of Buni TV, its new web and mobile Pan-African digital video platform. By showcasing the best, most innovative and visually arresting content being currently produced in or about Africa and distributing it new audiences on the continent and abroad, Buni TV (www.buni.tv) aims to become the premier destination […]

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The Road Ahead: Blueprint for Building Africa's Tech Ecosystem

I have lived and breathed the modern technology Ecosystem of Silicon Valley for the last 7 years- it’s a well oiled machine that keeps on producing innovations that impact the world. In the last few years we have started to see the culture  start to spread across the world. From my vantage point, I started […]

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Case Study: How Kenyan SME earns 60% of its Revenue from the Web (Part 2)

We continue with Grace’s story of her successful use of the Internet and social media in running a successful SME Stories such as that of Grace Murugi and her Cakes.co.ke business not only inspire, but also shed a light on the opportunities available to African businesses if we embrace Internet and Mobile technology, be it […]

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Case Study: How Kenyan SME earns 60% of its Revenue from the Web (Part 1)

Africa is undergoing a wonderful renaissance, driven by Internet and Mobile Technology. In just 10 years we have leaped from a 0.4% internet penetration rate to 13.5% internet penetration rate, according to Internet World Stats. We have embraced mobile technology, making it a part of our day to day business, at times setting the pace […]

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The ICT Funding Gap in Kenya

 The Missing Middle While capital has flowed rapidly to satisfy the needs of the largest and — thanks to the microfinance boom – the smallest African companies, SMEs have fallen into a “missing middle.” SMEs in the missing middle are starving for capital. They are too large for micro-finance institutions, too small for main-stream private […]

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Online Reputation Management in Africa: A Compelling Case for Business, Government & the Consumer

Naazneen Parkar is an independent Online Reputation Analyst from Kenya with experience across the web with key focus on Kenya, South Africa and more recently Canada. Naazneen has a passion in the tourism industry and more importantly the link between online marketing and tourism. Digital and its benefits are not new to any of us. […]

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Infographic: Mobile Web Africa 2012 Visualised including Statistics, Quotes and Insights

This past week, we covered Mobile Web Africa 2012 and we started coverage with 5 reasons to attend as well as live coverage that you can relive Day 1 and 2 here on Afrinnovator. I got the chance to be one of the first speakers on the opening day of the conference and spoke on […]

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