March 30, 2021

Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator Now Open for Applications

To develop the potential of startups driving the Internet economy, Telecel Group ( has opened applications for the ASIP Accelerator Program, powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTec. The Program helps startups achieve 18-24 months of growth in just three months. Now, the next generation of early-stage African tech startups disrupting a wide range of industry sectors are […]

March 29, 2021

Meet The 10 African Startups That Pitched At The Y Combinator’s W21 Batch Demo Day

Ten African tech startups that took part in the Y Combinator Winter ‘21 batch on the 23rd of March pitched to an audience of investors and other interested parties at a virtual demo day. The Y Combinator Winter 2021 batch offers that the selected startups will receive US$125,000 in seed funding as well as further […]

March 26, 2021

Fellowship Programme For Entrepreneurs Expands

The Savvy Fellowship programme for early-stage entrepreneurs has now extended its reach and is now available in 104 languages including Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa. The virtually conducted programme is based on three sectors; learning, assessment, and mentorship sessions.  The programme is conducted over 12 weeks and equips participants with the tools on how to start, […]

March 25, 2021

Accelerator For African Tech Startups Opens Applications

The ASIP Accelerator Programme, an initiative focused on early-stage disruptive African tech startups, has officially opened applications for its newest cohort.   Created by Telecel Group and powered by Startupbootcamp AfriTech, this programme is geared to facilitate the growth and promotion of African tech startups in the fintech, insurtech, agritech, eCommerce, healthtech, and cleantech sector. According […]

March 24, 2021

New Accelerator For African Law Startups Launches

A Kenyan Based company, The Lawyers Hub has launched a first for the continent, an accelerator programme strictly targeted at law startups in Africa. The accelerator is held in partnership with HYBR South Africa and GoDo Hub Nigeria. The programme aims to assist law startups to scale up their business by focusing on equipping participating […]

March 23, 2021

Fund Worth $25-million Launches For Early Stage African Tech Startups

Savannah Fund, a technology seed fund focused on investing in early-stage startups across sub-Saharan Africa recently announced the launch of a $25-million fund. Savannah Fund launched in 2012 and founded by Mbwana Alliy and Paul Bragiel, is a sub-Saharan Africa-focused tech venture capital firm. The investment funding has been led by The International Finance Corporation […]

March 19, 2021

Bolt Supporting The Career Development Of Nigerian Women In Honour Of International Women’s Day

Bolt one of Africa’s biggest logistics companies announces a paid internship for women in commemoration of International women’s day.  In a blog post it said, “This year, in honour of International Women’s Day, we want to stand with all the women who choose to challenge the old norms and create a more inclusive world through […]

March 18, 2021

PayPal And Flutterwave Partner To Enable African Merchants Receive Payments

Thanks to Nigeria’s leading payment merchants,  PayPal users anywhere in the world can now pay African merchants directly, thanks to a new partnership between the US payments giant and Flutterwave. People in the US and other countries where PayPal is available will see “Pay with PayPal” on a Flutterwave merchant’s checkout page, provided the merchant […]

March 16, 2021

Wentors Teams Up With Microsoft To Mentor Women In Tech

March is recorded as women’s history month & to mark International Women’s Day, a women’s mentorship organisation Wentors, in collaboration with Microsoft, through its Microsoft 4Afrika initiative, aims to provide mentorship and training to 1,000 women who work in the technological industry.  According to the United Nations Institute of Statistics (UIS) less than 30 percent […]

March 12, 2021

Access Up To N25 Million Targeted Credit Facility for COVID-19

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  introduces a stimulus package to support households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented disruptions to global supply chains, sharp drop in global crude oil prices, turmoil in global stock and financial markets, massive cancellation […]

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