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Joslyn Links
11 Feb 2019
We take a look at the regions in Africa where tech innovation is thriving Africa has the highest growing economy in the world after South Asia. Output growth is estimated to have increased 3.6% in 2017, predicted to accelerate to 4.1% in 2019. Global companies are tapping into this wealth by investing in the growing number of tech hubs in Africa. According to research conducted by GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator, there were 442 tech hubs operating in Africa last year, up from 314 in 2016. Leading the way was South Africa with 59 hubs, followed closely by Nigeria with 55. Coming...
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Joslyn Links
22 Jan 2019
AgriLED secures foreign investment Bolstering the container-farming industry both locally and internationally, Cape Town-based container-farm construction business AgriLED raised foreign investment worth EUR 500,000.00 in a closed investment round with the Hivos Food and...
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Joslyn Links
18 Jan 2019
The UNICEF Innovation Fund just launched a call for Data Science and AI start-ups. The UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking to make up to 100K equity-free investments to provide early stage...
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Joslyn Links
12 Dec 2018
The Solution Space at the UCT Graduate School of Business, in partnership with the MTN Group, hosted the Venture Incubation Programme (VIP) Winter School Demo Day on 29 November. The...
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Kerry Petrie
07 Dec 2018
On Tuesday 4th December the tech  start-up sector in the Western Cape came together to establish a panel of  volunteers to raise the sector’s collective voice in the national policy ...
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