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DEMO Africa 2014: My Insights to Startups in the Education Category

September 11, 2014 - 8:45 am in Education, Startups, Technology

Over the past week we brought you some of the startups in the communication category of DEMO Africa 2014 finalists, and here we are with the second in the series featuring startups trying to address challenges in the education on the continent. Others in…

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Paga Partners CcHub Nigeria for CodeCamp 2014

August 7, 2014 - 9:54 am in Education, News & Media, Technology

"Building a great ecosystem requires the support of everyone." Tayo PagaTech In the spirit of harnessing the technology toward transforming lives as well…


So, You Want to Raise Money for Your Startup? Investors Wants to Tell You This

July 28, 2014 - 9:16 am in Analysis & Opinions, Business & Money, Education

So I will continue form my last post, I think that they can actually get it done draft now that you've decided to raise money for investors need to understand…


Nominees List for The Future Africa Awards 2014 Unveiled

July 22, 2014 - 11:35 am in Education, GirlPower, Press Release

The list – of five nominees each – is released for the 10 categories of the awards. “After last year’s process, where only the Young Person of the Year was Africa-wide, for the first time in the 9-year history of The Future Africa Awards, this is the…

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Raising $1M Funding for Your Startup, How to Impress an Investor, Some Lessons I Learnt

July 9, 2014 - 7:44 am in Business & Money, Education, Startups

Starting with things like  - are you the right kind of company that should be raising money? What is the right time to start raising money? Who should you be talking to? How do you get in front of those people? I will share some ideas on what to say and…

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[Updated] Ugandan BrainShare wants to be the Hub for Quality Education Resources in Africa

June 30, 2014 - 10:11 am in Education, Interviews, Technology

Having identified that access to quality educational materials is a challenge in the Sub-Saharan Africa, BrainShare is looking forward to bridging this gap by being a hub for educational resources. Other challenge identified that gave birth to BrainShare is…


What is Digital Migration? A Quick FAQ Wiki Guide

June 25, 2014 - 11:37 am in Education, Gadgets & Mobile, Tips & How-To's

What is Digital Terrestrial Transmission (DTT)? DTT refers to the broadcasting of terrestrial television in digital format. Currently, terrestrial broadcasting is in analogue format NTA and the likes. The country is in the process of planning and implementing…

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[Video] Ory Okolloh Discusses African Climate in Startup Grind

June 4, 2014 - 10:15 am in Education, Interviews, tech360 TV

Ory Okolloh is a Kenyan activist, lawyer, and blogger. She currently holds the position of Director of Investments at Omidyar Network. She was formerly the Policy Manager for Africa with Google. In 2006 she co-founded the parliamentary watchdog site Mzalendo…


Diamond Bank Partners GidiMo to Reverse the Failure Rate in Nigerian Exams

June 2, 2014 - 9:15 am in Education, Gadgets & Mobile, Technology

"The failure rate in these examinations in Nigeria has reached an alarming height ranging from 65-75%." Diamond Bank Plc and Gidi Mobile Limited are coming together to help students reverse the failure trend as regards failure rate of examinations in Nigeria,…

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VC Course this July by Savannah Fund and University of Cape Town

May 19, 2014 - 8:51 am in Business & Money, Education

With the rise of entrepreneurship in East Africa, there is a parallel rise in misunderstanding of the role of venture capital, how to pitch to venture capital, how to scale an early-stage high-growth venture, etc. So Savannah Fund decided to partner with Knife…