Tag : technology

Entrepreneurship and economic development

19 November 2019   Happy Women’s Entrepreneurship Day! Reflecting on this day made us think of the entrepreneur’s role in our communities and most importantly in the overall growth of

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The importance of tech hubs

12 November 2019   According to a 2019 study conducted by AfriLabs and Briter Bridges, 643 technology hubs have been identified across Africa, up from 442 in 2018. The definition

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5G impact in Africa

22 October 2019   5G is the fifth generation of wireless communication standards, promising the fastest and most robust technologies the world has ever seen. Rich, complex information will be

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The African FinTech Opportunity

15 October 2019   The African technology ecosystem is relatively small by global standards, however when it is evaluated according to volumes and year over year expansion in VC, startup

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Smart cities and entrepreneurship

17 September 2019   Africa is undergoing impressive urban growth. The continent was one of the least urbanised in the world in 2014, however it is now demonstrating fast urbanisation

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Startup employment in Africa

03 September 2019   African people have a great opportunity to transform the continent by building sustainable businesses, that will create jobs and grow the continent’s economy. According to Gallup’s State

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InsurTech in Africa

27 August 2019   Insurtech refers to the use of technology innovations to create operational efficiencies and lower insurance costs. Insurance is an old business, which has historically been run

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Sports betting technology in Africa

23 July 2019   Africa presents a massive opportunity for sports betting and the technology that powers the industry, because of its growing population and avid sports fan base. Most African

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Internet access in Africa

25 June 2019   Internet penetration in Africa is 35.9% as of 31 March 2019, versus an average of 60.2% for the rest of the world, according to Internet World Stats.

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Travel tech in Africa

18 June 2019   The tourism industry is a significant contributor to Africa’s economy. According to Brookings, African tourism generated $39.2 billion and created 9.1 million direct jobs within the

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