You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — Entrepreneurs and investors are mostly skeptical about the prospects […]
Since the term was coined in 2016, femtech, a sub-sector in health technology dedicated to creating solutions that address female wellbeing continues to gain traction and attract VC funding globally. In Africa, however, the space is still very much in its budding phase. This segment is dedicated to telling stories of innovators, their solutions, the […]
Following its call for technology-based tools to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria and across Africa, Ventures Platform has selected its first set of winning projects. The seven startups whose tools have been selected from a shortlist of 15 will receive US$1,000 grants, workspace, legal services and mentorship from the Ventures Platform team. The […]
Co-creation Hub’s network of technology centres is shaping into an innovation galaxy. At their design lab in Kigali, product designers and engineers are applying emerging technologies across multiple disciplines, from healthcare to governance. In Kenya, the newly acquired iHUB bolsters the company’s support and strategy architecture. While they add to cumulative innovation capital on the […]
For centuries, Morocco has been at the intersection of commerce for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and in recent times, the country has focused on modernizing, with plans to become a major industrial hub. However, startups complain of a tough climate.
A growing number of companies are working to improve physical and mental health for the country’s seniors.