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 […]
With every sun-kissed picture or video across social media, there’s the expectation that someone in the replies or comments will ask the poster to “Drop the skincare routine”. In some cases, people do. But do you ever wonder if people don’t have skincare routines to drop? No, you don’t, you only think about yourself…
Editor’s note: This article is part of TC Insights’ Investor Snapshot Series. Today’s edition is focused on Quona Capital. Emily owns a duka (small shop) in Kenya. Although she sells in small quantities, restocking is not a problem for her. All she has to do is send an SMS to a provided number. A Sokowatch […]
Editor’s note: The headline of this article has been updated to reflect the fact that it speaks primarily to a difficulty in accessing capital. A previous headline read; “African startups have had a good Q1 2020; except those led by women.” African startups did well in Q1 2020 in terms of funding. Considering the current […]
Gokada’s CEO, Fahim Saleh thinks his collapsed bike hailing operation is perfect for logistics
The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) wants to provide an exemption for startups providing essential services during the lockdown in Nigeria. The agency created an online form on April 5 to identify essential services companies.