ANDI, the African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation, announced today that it has initiated the implementation of an integrated Cell Phone App (Application) to boost the diagnosis of neglected diseases at point of care in Africa, in collaboration with the Chinese EASE-Medtrend Biotech. The project uses an Integrated Mobile Diagnostics Readout called the EASE… Read More »
Nailab, one of Kenya’s accelerator programs that supports budding entrepreneurs has opened applications for its fo...
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H2H Repairs has announced that it has formed a 50-50 joint venture with a company from Ghana called CEGA Repairs to furt...
FinTech firm Cloud.IQ has closed a £4m Series A round led by London-based venture capital firm Nauta Capital. Finance W...
On Monday, Jay Z released a press release announcing the new venture capital firm, Arrive. Arrive will focus particularl...
These days, mobile applications exist for almost everything. You can download mobile applications for anything from shopping to playing card games, and enterprises are not exempt either, with more and more businesses developing custom applications to help employees complete a whole range of certain tasks. As a business owner, you may have considered the possibility… Read More »
Mumbai-based startup Zuver has raised $180K (INR 1.2 Cr) from IT consulting & infrastructure management group Shruth & Smith Holdings and retail assisted ecommerce network Hermes Group. Co-founded by Sidhanth Mally and Sovin Hegde in 2015, Zuver, provides on-demand, location specific driver services. Users can book a driver on Zuver’s aap as per their convenience…. Read More »
Bango plc, the mobile payments company, announces that it has implemented Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) for Google Play with Idea Cellular in India. This is the first time Android users in India have been able to charge purchases in the Google Play store to their phone bills. Idea is the sixth largest mobile operator in… Read More »
+254 Rising, an entrepreneurship hackathon in Nairobi designed to support youth who are interested in creating startups in the mobile technology field, will host this year’s hackathon in Nairobi. The event, which will take place from May 16-18 will see dozens of talented young Kenyan entrepreneurs compete in a fast paced, three-day race-against-the-clock to imagine… Read More »
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South African online recruitment startup, Giraffe, has announced it has raised funds from a Silicon Valley investor in a seed funding round from the Omidyar Network, founded and run by Pierre Omidyar, the man who founded eBay. The funds will be used to support the expansion of Giraffe’s platform and to help it scale in order… Read More »
Seedstars World, the global seed stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup ecosystems, has announced an African tour that will see it travel through 20 countries looking for promising entrepreneurs as it seeks startups to compete at the global final in Switzerland with a chance of walking away with up to $1 million… Read More »
On Wednesday, Facebook unveiled its’ research lab to develop hardware products and hired a top Google executive to lead the effort, underlining the social-networking company’s broadening technology ambitions. The new head Regina Dugan — a former Pentagon research chief who joined Alphabet Inc.’s Google in 2012 and who helped shape such Google initiatives as Project Tango (3-D mapping capability… Read More »
South African digital media firm Tritech Media has acquired an effective 51 per cent interest in local real-time proximity advertising startup Ionizr. Ionizr, which was launched in September 2015 markets itself as the first company in South Africa to combine technology, internet of things (IOT), analytics, marketing and digital media to provide advanced data-driven location-based… Read More »