Monday, 14 September, 2015. Africabeta is a week closer, Kampala produces another African representative in the Seedstars World competition and Samsung plants a Digital Village in Congo. There was more than that though. Here take a look.

About that Africabeta Ideathon

Outstanding ideas at the Ideathon will be selected to demo at the event. Startups stand to gain benefits which will accelerate their ideas and businesses. WeChat will be doing the program assists.

In Uganda, Shipping rules supreme

Seedstars globetrotting pitching competition came to Uganda and saw InterShip UG, an international purchase and logistics startup take the crown. See you at Geneva.

Safaricom plays mentor. University kids rejoice.

Safaricom will mentor 20 USIU-Africa students for a whole year, equipping them with skills which they will need in the workplace.

Fireside chat with Tomi Davies

The September edition of Startup Grind Lagos is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs with support from hotels listing and booking website, Jovago.

Samsung now has a suitable solution to the electrification challenge in Africa

It’s called a Digital Village. Solar power generators, internet school and office space will go a long way in revitalising a community in Congo.

And one more brand dives into the VOD market in South Africa

Orange Horizon will be launching a VOD service eventually in SA next year when it lands. What is really going on in South Africa?

Second time. Revving up iDEAs

iDea’s second accelerator class sees four startups admitted – Pali, Jara mobile, Playspread and Ramp.


Development is killing Design

Francis opens up a case of designer woes. Focus on aesthetics may be fading from the web community and programming may be the cause.

Not featured on TechCabal

Seedstars World wants to know the best startups in Kenya – TechMoran

Kenya’s CfC Stanbic and Seedstars World are going to select the best startups in Kenya, next month.


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