Andela, the Africa-focused tech accelerator, is laying off more than 400 employees across three countries as the company changes its business model away from developer training. The company told TechCabal it is laying off 250 junior developers from Nigeria and Uganda and about 170 others in Kenya. CEO Jeremy Johnson said the company will now […]
The Pitchdrive Asia tour began on Wednesday, August 21 with a two-day bootcamp at the Co-Creation Hub Design Lab in Kigali. The founders arrived over the course of two days and were engaged in a couple of introductory sessions and context setting ahead of the tour. Speakers at the bootcamp included Jackson Ogallo, Business School […]
The ideal startup story involves entrepreneurs with the right ideas, bank-rolled to billion-dollar valuation by investors with deep pockets. While many tech startups look up to this formula, some explore alternative routes.
Sure Chill’s cooling technology harnesses a unique property of water to keep its vaccine and blood bank refrigerators cool for longer hours without power.
Ecoligo will use the funds to scale up its model, which provides businesses with solar power systems through crowdfunding, in Ghana and Kenya.
Nigeria-based OPay has closed a new $50 million funding round, the largest for any Nigerian tech startup so far in 2019. The company will use the new funding to deepen its roots in the Nigerian market for all its digital businesses including ORide and OFood. It also has plans to expand to other African markets.