Czech Startup Founders Turn Billionaires Without VC Help

Dec. 18, 2020, 12:23 p.m.

Two Russian founders, Sergey Dmitriev and Valentin Kipiatkov, who founded JetBrains s.r.o. have become billionaires without Venture Capitalists (VC) help. read more


Senegalese Solar Energy Startup Secures $8.5 million in Series B Funding Round

Dec. 18, 2020, 12:03 p.m.

Oolu, a Senegalese-based solar energy startup, has raised $8.5 million in Series B equity investment led by independent renewable energy developer RP Global.Other participating investors included DPI Energy Ventures, Shell-seeded impact investor All On and … read more


Maadepam, Emerges Winner Of The Ghana Startup Summit

Dec. 18, 2020, 11:14 a.m.

Maadepam, has emerged winner of the Ghana Startup Summit which was held in Accra, Ghana by Ghana Tech Lab. The event was held under the auspices of Mastercard Foundation and partner hubs across the country. read more


Careables Partners The Africa Makerspace Network On The 2020 Africa Makerspace Gathering

Dec. 17, 2020, 4:01 p.m.

The Africa Makerspace Gathering (AMG), a signature program of the Africa Makerspace Network (AMN) is an annual event that seeks to set a dialogue for communication among makers and relevant industry stakeholders. It also facilitates … read more


Stakeholders Called On To Support The Startup Agenda: Ghana Startup Summit

Dec. 17, 2020, 3:24 p.m.

The Business Banking Director , ABSA Ghana, Mrs. Grace Anim-Yeboah, has called on stakeholders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to support the startup agenda for the long term impact in Ghana. read more


South African Startup, Aerobotics Expands Funding Internationally

Dec. 16, 2020, 1:21 p.m.

Aerobotics, a South African startup has received funding from FMO, the Dutch development bank, and Cathay AfricInvest Innovation which finances the growth and scale-up of innovative companies. read more