Pivot25 Finalist, IPO48 Winner Wins Regional "Startup World" Competition in Nairobi

Startup World is a global competition with an aim to find the next great startup outside Silicon Valley. The competition is being held in 36 cities world-wide including the recently concluded Cape Town and Nairobi with Kigali and Dar es Salaam coming up. Up for grabs for the grand prize winners of Startup World – to be carried out […]

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10 African Startups to Enter Meffy's from Mobile Entertainment Africa Conference. Adds New Social & Innovation Awards

Last year, Afrinnovator’s Mark Kaigwa gave a keynote at All Amber‘s Mobile Entertainment Africa conference in South Africa. In anticipation for the 2012 conference, the organisers of the leading mobile focused events in Africa, officially announced details of an ongoing partnership with MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce. The partnership commences with All Amber’s […]

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Conference Review: Mobile Entertainment Africa 2011

In-depth coverage of Mobile Entertainment Africa, the continent’s inaugural conference on the convergence of African entertainment and mobile phones organised by All Amber at the One and Only Resort in Cape Town.

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3 things foreign tech startups setting up in Africa should consider

As we’ve reported before, Africa seems to have massive potential for the future of tech innovation globally, in fact this is really the reason we even bother to keep this site running! The continent continues to attract a large influx of foreigners interested in being part of the wave of Information Technology Innovation (ITI) that’s […]

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Leading Technology Brands to Connect with South African Developers and Digital Marketers

South Africa developers and digital marketers are set to connect with a whole host of leading global technology brands next month when two international tech events land in Cape Town on 1-2 June. Apps World Africa and Social Media World Forum Africa are hosting a series of free-to-attend developer workshops alongside more in-depth conference sessions, […]

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Appsworld Africa 2011 Cape Town

We recently covered some top notch conferences which would be of great interest to you if you are interested in matters to do with African tech. Well, we have since come to learn of yet another fabulous event being held in Cape Town, South Africa. The event, Appsworld Africa, is all about mobile apps and […]

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Google Opens Up Umbono, SA Tech Incubator

The ‘innovation hub’ model seems to be taking more root in Africa, recently we covered Ghana’s MEST.  Google launches a technology innovation and incubation ‘hub’, Umbono, in Cape Town, South Africa. As we wrote recently it appears that Google’s interest in Africa is more than trivial. The tech giant is seeing great potential in Africa and […]

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South Africa’s JamiiX set to be the next Ushahidi

South Africa’s JamiiX looks set to be the next Ushahidi to emerge onto a global stage from the African continent. While Ushahidi uses social media and mobile communications very cleverly to collect information from the people at the scene of significant events, JamiiX uses the channels to share vital information and advice with people on […]

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Startup Watch: Get things done with Toodu

Cape Town’s latest start-up, Toodu, helps people get things done, cuts through the clutter of the Internet, and gives businesses the opportunity to engage with customers who have put their hands up and said “talk to me”. Launched as a beta service in January 2011, Toodu is a new platform that connects consumers’ online to […]

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Intel Corporation to focus more on Kenya and other emerging economies

More and more big tech corporations are increasing their focus on Africa and increasing their investment in the continent. And this is for good reasons as it would appear, major studies such as those undertaken by McKinsey’s MGI show really positive indications concerning Africa’s economic potential. According to an article on Reuters on a MGI […]

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