Archive for the ‘ICT’ category
“I like to take on new challenges and go into areas that are quite innovative and unproven.”
“I’m always on the lookout for start-ups which have gained traction with end-users and are focused on learning.”
For millions of unemployed yet tech-savvy youth across Africa, increased connectivity is bringing tremendous opportunities.
SleepOut CEO Johann Jenson shares five tips that entrepreneurs can use to secure funding or investment.
“Even though we anticipated challenges we had underestimated the level of challenges that we would encounter.”
How we made it in Africa talks to 88mph’s Sylvia Brune and Kresten Buch about investing in African tech start-ups.
“A lot of entrepreneurs are losing focus and directing their energies towards getting funding from venture capitalists.”
Thierry Ntako, CEO of Open-IT, talks about his plans for business expansion and the pros and cons of doing business in Burundi.
Using TV white spaces and solar-powered towers, rural locations in Africa can have access to broadband.
African start-up and mobile phone maker, Mi-Fone, says it is finalising plans to establish a US$30 million manufacturing plant in Nigeria.
ICT in Africa remains an attractive area for investment, according to the African Development Bank.
Saheed Adepoju is co-founder of the Encipher Group, a Nigerian company famed for producing the country’s first tablet computer.
How we made it in Africa talks to Ugandan-based entrepreneur Titus Mawano.
First there was the hype, then the criticism. Dinfin Mulupi looks at what’s going on in Silicon Savannah.
Last week I visited Nairobi, my first time back in Kenya since Nairobi’s nickname “Silicon Savannah” was coined.