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The state of South Africa’s tech startup industry – Silicon Cape survey

The state of South Africa’s tech startup industry – Silicon Cape survey | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
This article by Ronan Steyn originally appeared on Ventureburn, a VC4Africa publishing partner. A recent Silicon Cape survey titled The State of South Africa’s Tech Startup Industry has been compiled in the form of the mighty infographic.
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The need for both makerspaces and incubators in Africa | ventureburn

The need for both makerspaces and incubators in Africa | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Maker Faire Africa 2012 in Pictures from WhiteAfrican on Vimeo. I’ve long been a proponent of getting more spaces set up for hardware prototyping
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10 VCs you should be pitching to right now | ventureburn

10 VCs you should be pitching to right now | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
So you're a startup, and you have a great idea. In fact, your idea is going to change the world. It's better than Facebook. But you have no money. You need
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What It's Like Founding A Tech Startup In Africa

What It's Like Founding A Tech Startup In Africa | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
The market's wide open, but there are many challenges.
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How tech entrepreneurship is driving development and innovation in Africa | ventureburn

How tech entrepreneurship is driving development and innovation in Africa | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
In just the past five years, Africa’s mobile phone market has rapidly expanded to become larger than either the EU or the United States with some
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En Afrique, taxes et infrastructures réduisent l'impact du mobile sur la croissance | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation

En Afrique, taxes et infrastructures réduisent l'impact du mobile sur la croissance | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Si de nombreux emplois ont déjà été créés, et des services sont en train d'apparaître qui contribuent au développement, l'absence de fréquences suffisantes et une mauvaise régulation pourraient étouffer la croissance...
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African company constructs world’s first open-source metabolic chamber | ventureburn

African company constructs world’s first open-source metabolic chamber | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
HealthQ Technologies, a high-tech startup facility based in Stellenbosch claims to have constructed the first open-source metabolic chamber in the world.
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Dropifi from Ghana Wins Startup Open | Global Entrepreneurship Week

Dropifi from Ghana Wins Startup Open | Global Entrepreneurship Week | Africa Startups | Scoop.it

Dropifi’s web messaging platform that seeks to supersede the traditional “contact us” form has earned the Ghanaian tech startup the grand prize of 2012 Startup Open, a competition for startups with high-growth potential featured as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2012.

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Mimiboard: an African hyper-local ad network and social platform | ventureburn

Mimiboard: an African hyper-local ad network and social platform | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
With Mimiboards, Umuntu Media is re-imagining the humble noticeboard.
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VC4Africa | The Largest Online Community of Investors, Angels and Entrepreneurs Dedicated to Building Businesses in Africa.

THE AFRICAN BUSINESS NETWORK CONNECTING ENTREPRENEURS AND INVESTORS

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Nano credit startup MoDe wins Africa stage of IBM Global Entrepreneur | ventureburn

Nano credit startup MoDe wins Africa stage of IBM Global Entrepreneur | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
If you were at Tech4Africa this year, you might already have heard the news.
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Can Silicon Valley be repeated in Africa? Ventureburn asks IBM’s Martin Kelly | ventureburn

Can Silicon Valley be repeated in Africa? Ventureburn asks IBM’s Martin Kelly | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
IBM's Venture Capital Group is a really interesting cog in the startup machine.
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Zando gets €20 million investment boost from Summit Partners | ventureburn

Zando gets €20 million investment boost from Summit Partners | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
International growth equity investor Summit Partners is set to invest €20 million in South African online retail giant Zando.
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The state of South Africa’s tech startup industry [Infographic] | ventureburn

The state of South Africa’s tech startup industry [Infographic] | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
A recent Silicon Cape survey titled The State of South Africa's Tech Startup Industry has been compiled in the form of the mighty infographic. Although only
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Making it in Africa: 5 tips for effectively localising your product | ventureburn

Making it in Africa: 5 tips for effectively localising your product | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Selling Africa to investors, multinationals and enterprising entrepreneurs is becoming easier every day. The International Monetary Fund reckons by 2015,
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Where are the women in African tech? | ventureburn

Where are the women in African tech? | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
This article by Hilda Moraa Morara originally appeared on Venture Capital for Africa, a Burn Media publishing partner. The clamour for innovation in the
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30 brilliant African tech startups | ventureburn

30 brilliant African tech startups | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
The methodology behind this list of startups had two simple directives. First, the startup had to have African roots and secondly it had to be
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Le consommateur digital africain pousse les entreprises à s'adapter | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation

Le consommateur digital africain pousse les entreprises à s'adapter | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Le mobile et les technologies en général stimulent la croissance du continent, mais transforment également les usages. Les entreprises doivent s'adapter à cette nouvelle réalité, et à ce nouveau consommateur.
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Enterprise social media startup WyseTalk secures $1M funding round | ventureburn

Enterprise social media startup WyseTalk secures $1M funding round | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Social media for enterprise startup, WyseTalk, has secured first phase funding in excess of $1 million from an investment consortium comprising high nett...
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Africa Mobile Penetration & M-Commerce Usage | Visual.ly

Africa Mobile Penetration & M-Commerce Usage | Visual.ly | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
A visual overview, info-graphic on the usage of mobiles in Africa.
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Silicon Lagoon: Nigeria’s growing innovation hotspots | ventureburn

Silicon Lagoon: Nigeria’s growing innovation hotspots | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
It seems Nigeria's Silicon Lagoon, based in Lagos is upping its innovation game.
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Tuskys: Online marketplace to promote Ugandan products locally | ventureburn

Tuskys: Online marketplace to promote Ugandan products locally | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Tuskys Uganda was started as an effort to make more Ugandan products available in the local market – where foreign goods seemed to reign.
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And the winner of Startup Knight is… Easy2Map | ventureburn

And the winner of Startup Knight is… Easy2Map | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Easy2Map, the startup that's taking the programming out of creating and embedding Google Maps, was named as the winners of Startup Knight 2012.
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Nokia and the Kenyan government team up to fund mobile startups | ventureburn

Nokia and the Kenyan government team up to fund mobile startups | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
Finnish mobile phone-maker Nokia has partnered with the government of Kenya through the Kenya ICT Board to work towards ensuring tech startups specialising...
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Valuation startup wins Tech4Africa’s Ignite competition | ventureburn

Valuation startup wins Tech4Africa’s Ignite competition | ventureburn | Africa Startups | Scoop.it
ValuationUP has won the top spot at Tech4Africa's ignite startup competition.
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