YCombinator cuts investment size A TechCabal roundup about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa’s tech industry JUNE 28, 2020 This newsletter is a weekly special focused on the effect of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 on African tech and innovation ecosystems. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 […]
“Everyone continually tries to build their own pipe, but it’s inefficient and the system is broken right now. That’s the problem we’re trying to solve.” – Onyekachi Izukanne, CEO & Co-founder, Trade Depot. Prior to co-founding TradeDepot, He successfully co-founded and bootstrapped a technology consulting practise known as C2G Consulting which became West Africa’s leading […]
Globally, women in tech make up about 28.8% of the tech workforce as of 2020. While this number is an increase from 25.9% in 2018 and 26.2% in 2019, reports still show it could take 12 years for women to have equal representation in tech. In Africa, it will take even longer than the estimated […]
On the 19th of January, Future Africa, together with LocalGlobe, set out to answer this question with an event titled “A 10-year view of Entrepreneurship in Africa”.
Pula, a Kenyan insurtech startup that provides agricultural insurance to smallholder farmers across Africa, has closed a $6 million Series A funding round. Pula describes itself as being “at the center of an ecosystem that helps them manage their risks with insurance and digital solutions.”