INVESTORS SHOULD FOCUS ON HEALTHCARE

The focus of investors in South Africa has been on backing innovations in the field of Fintech. Rob Heath from the investment and advisory firm HAVAIC has advised that investors should instead be turning their attention to the healthtech field. Interest has risen greatly in the fintech sector is South

NIGERIAN STARTUP WALLET.NG HAS MADE POWERFUL ALLIES

Wallet.ng originally launched last year as a digital payments platform that allows people to send and receive money more easily; all they need to do is use their phone numbers. The platform is currently aiming to increase their efficiency and provide lower costs for their services that they provide. To

IRISE WILL BE SOMALIA’S FIRST TECH INCUBATOR

iRise is set to launch this month as a community-based innovation hub for all Somalian entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, and investors. These groups will be able to meet with the purpose of sharing their ideas, establishing their networks, and collaborating. Somalian startup iRise’s main priority will be on research. The hub

AFRICQN STARTUP VC4A LAUNCHES STARTUP ACADEMY

VC4A is an African ecosystem support organization. Just recently, the organization has launched its platform called Startup Academy. The purpose of their platform Startup Academy is to give direct access for successful, aspiring entrepreneurs and investors across Africa to excellent expertise. The Academy includes three different learning courses which include

SEEDSTARS WORLD ANNOUNCES DATE FOR MOZAMBIQUE EVENT

The worldwide-known Seedstars world competition for early startups will hold its yearly Africa Summit in Maputo, Mozambique this year from December 11th to the 14th. The Seedstars World competition has been hosting many events across Africa this year. Winners have already been chosen from Mozambique, South Africa, Tunisia, Tanzania, Uganda,

SA STARTUP CUSTOS MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES FIGHTS E-BOOK PIRACY

Custos Media Technologies is getting involved with a blockchain based solution for e-book piracy. The combination of Digimarc’s Barcode for digital documents with Custos’ infringement detection technology provides a significantly more effective way to battle against e-piracy. Custos has also been working closely with Erudition a lot over the past

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