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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Critical Mass: More is better

Carrying on the conversation from yesterdays piece on Forecasting Africa’s Mobile Future and some of the thoughts about what that future looks like, where the opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators are, as well as Erik’s ‘Pyramid model and theory’; let’s dig a bit deeper into the aspect about broadening the base of our startup pyramid. […]

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From Senegal with Love: Xtreme Design and Engineering develops custom mobile applications

Xtreme Design and Engineering (XDE) is a tech company based in Dakar, Sengal with offices in Conakry, Ghana and Atlanta, GA. The company offers a wide array of IT solutions including custom software and web development and 2D and 3D design but also has a knack for doing mobile apps for iOS and Android amongst other […]

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From OLPC to VC: Africa leapfrogs the digital divide

Afrinnovator got a mention on Involution Studio’s blog in a series of posts by Niti Bhan and Muchiri Nyaggah on technology in Africa. Involution Studios is a design studio based in the US that does design work for major corporations such as McAFee, Oracle, Microsoft and Yahoo. Niti Bhan and Muchiri Nyaggah collaborate to offer real […]

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Computer Aid to launch its first solar powered Internet cafe in Nairobi

It has been noted severally that solar holds great potential for the African continent. Many African countries are plagued with power issues and blackouts are fairly common occurrences in many towns in Africa, this is perhaps what has pushed many innovations around solar energy – from ambitious projects to maybe more practical ones… like a […]

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Bantalabs/Limbe Labs: the iHub/Appfrica of West Africa

We’ve recently covered stories about iHub that is opening up in Nairobi, Kenya in March. And I’m sure many people reading this are also aware of Appfrica Labs in neighboring  Uganda. It seems the trend of creating community innovation centers is spreading throughout the continent. West Africa is not left behind. Bantalabs is the new […]

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