Mandilas, a word that became synonymous with Volkswagen vehicles in Nigeria (circa, ‘50s) is staking a come-back by re-aligning itself with classified ads website, OLX, a new kid on the block. After all, change, they say, is the only constant thing. In Kenya however, CD4Lab wants to accelerate startups via its accelerator arm, AfTIA.
Though, still under wraps, it seems that one of Nigeria’s pioneer auto dealer, Mandilas, and nascent online classified website, OLX, may be planning to synergize.
Whoa! Netflix better bring its A-game to Jo burg next year. Naspers is poised not to lose on home soil.
Startup incubator/accelerator, CD4Lab, of the University of Nairobi, is accepting applications from startups into its Africa Technology and Innovation Accelerator (AfTIA) programme.
Kenyan developer, Samson Amenia, has won the African Tech Challenge organised by AVIC International Holding Corporation and Gearbox, iHub’s hardware incubator.
Safaricom Foundation, has just launched a startup fund to help young Kenyan entrepreneurs raise seed capital.
Applications have opened for the Seedstars World pitch tour event set for Kampala,Uganda; get your pitch on.
Hong Kong-based startup accelerator, NEST, that began operations in Kenya last month will hold a one-day “Idea to Pitch” bootcamp in Kenya
Online hotel booking service, Jovago, has established its presence in Mozambique, a move that may be aiming to prey on the tourism and investment potentials there.
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From being a daily dealing website for coupons to ‘simply’ posting deals, it’s only natural to find out the deal behind this re-invention.
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