Category Archives: Startups


Tshimologong Precinct hosts JP Morgan Startup Programme aimed at coaching early stage digital startups

JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct, has launched Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early-stage startup growth in Johannesburg. This 12-week intensive incubation programme is designed to coach the disciplines of entrepreneurship, while also building innovative digital businesses. Shaun Randles, Enterprise Development Manager, Tshimologong Precinct, says the programme is dedicated to […]

Startup: Help CM change the African traveler narrative

Many Africans, consider travel as a luxury or an escape from life realities. However, exposing more Africans to other cultures via travel can raise both individual and economic development and ensure that the African traveler is always seen as a contributor to the global economy. Moni Baruwa, a Nigerian tech entrepreneur, is very passionate about […]

Startup: Normalize Your Blood Pressure Naturally

 Normalize your blood pressure naturally with 120life, a functional beverage created from a blend of six natural ingredients. Each of which of these ingredients has been tested in clinical studies and proven to promote healthy blood pressure. The key ingredients that make up this product include Beetroot, Hibiscus, Pomegranate, Tart Cherry, Cranberry, and Magnesium. […]

Applications open for the third cycle of Innovate Ventures Accelerator in Somaliland

 Innovate Ventures ( pioneer in the Somali start-up space, has just opened applications for the next round of its Hargeisa-based tech accelerator. To date, the programme has graduated 25 startups and has invested almost $50,000 in its graduates. Building on last year’s success, this year’s program will accept 12 startups and will invest up to […]

Afrikonnect: a platform to accelerate African startups’ and large companies’ digital transformation efforts

From March 22 to March 23 at LaFactory, located on the 8th floor of Technopark Casablanca (Morocco), the first edition of Afrikonnect, a key African event, took place. It was organized by StartupYourLife and LaFactory in partnership with Outlierz Ventures and the support of the U.S. Department of State Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and GIZ. Afrikonnect successfully brought together […]

Project: Manufacture 4 Me. Connecting the world with the Fashion Manufacturers of Africa.

All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Wed, May 2 2018 4:03 PM UTC +03:00. About We’re a source and supply platform for fashion designers, bringing you pre-vetted manufacturers and a 1st class sampling and production service. So How does it work? 1. Matching Submit a request and we’ll […]

88mph startups meet with investors

Cape Town, South Africa – 88mph, a seed investor and accelerator operating in Nairobi, Cape Town and Lagos, is hosting this year’s Cape Town Investor Day at Crossley & Webb’s vintage car showroom. In February, seven startups received investment from 88mph and have been hard at work over the past 10 weeks. Besides the investment, the […]