Tag: startups

Countrywide Accelerator Programme Targets 150 Kenyan Startups

The Association of Countrywide Innovation Hubs (ACIH) has announced plans to incubate 150 Kenyan startups in a new accelerator programme in ten regions across the country. The program will focus on supporting the innovators to turn their ideas to productive businesses through a series of...

Four Kenyan startups selected for Google mentorship training

Four Kenyan startups are among 12 firms selected for Google's third Launchpad Accelerator Africa class as part of its ongoing efforts to support entrepreneurship on the continent. This third class, which starts on April 1, involves 12 startups from six African countries - Egypt, Kenya,...

Kenyan digital startups scoop half of Africa’s funding in six months

Overall, 2018 is already looking up for African startups compared to 2017 which saw 72 deals valued at Ksh 5 billion, representing a jump of 3.5 times in amount invested

Street smartness key to business success

Basically, being street smart requires that one puts all these things together for problem solving and to dodge and weave effectively through the risky business streets

Five Kenyan startups qualify for Ecobank Fintech Challenge finals

Ecobank, the pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists in the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge,’ a competition for African technology start-ups launched in January 2017. The list includes 20 innovators from across the continent, among them five Kenyan startups.  The Kenyan companies that have been shortlisted are...