Nigerian based startup, Green Energy, won the prize for being the ‘Most Innovative’ at the just concluded finals of the Seedstars World competition in Geneva.
There has been an uptake of tech incubators/accelerators in the African techosystem™. While I applaud the great work that has been done so far, I am yet to see an incubator on this continent run the way I’d love to do it.
There is some method to the madness.
440NG, the accelator created out of the joint venture between 88mph and L5 Labs announced via their Twitter feed that they’d picked their finalists. Emails were sent out yesterday from the @440LTD platform. Check to see if you made it into the program. Thanks for everybody who applied. — 440.NG (@440dotNG) September 16, 2014 Now, […]
They want you to apply to their new accelerator programme. ALNV is an extension of Fred Swaniker’s African Leadership Network. Originally a pan-African gathering of business leaders, one of the network’s stated goals is developing and promoting African entrepreneurship. ALN’s major premise is that the members of its 1400-strong young leader community, 60 percent of […]
The startup ecosystem lexicon is so ridden with industry-specific usages and jargon that it’s quite easy to get hung up on semantics when you are in fact saying the same thing. Or not. Like the differences between accelerators and incubators. A previous post on TechCabal listed Passion Incubator as one of the seven known technology […]