Azuri Technologies Appoints General Manager for Nigeria & Ghana

PayGo solar firm Azuri Technologies has appointed Vera Nwanze as its General Manager for Nigeria and Ghana, as the company continues to grow its presence in the region. Her appointment comes just... Read more »

Afrivazi wants to dress the world with African-themed designs

Launched in June last year, Kenya’s Afrivazi aims to be a marketplace for top African fashion designers linking them to customers around the world as well as connecting them to their peers... Read more »

Zain Verjee’s Amplify Fellows’ to Graduate First Cohort in Nairobi

Amplify, Africa’s first paid-fellowship for content creators, heads to Nairobi on Friday 7 April 2017, to celebrate the inaugural graduation of the program’s first cohort. The 25 Amplify fellows from Nigeria, Rwanda... Read more »

More Top Skills to Have as a Startup Founder

Founding a new company is always a challenge. You need a good handle on the market, the ability to lead a diverse team, and of course good business management skills. A lot... Read more »

Fashion startup Closet49 succumbs after a long-fought battle with cheap new imports

Closet49 was one time Kenya’s only online marketplace for trendy, fashionable, unique and eclectic items but seems to have succumbed to cheap new imports after a long-fought battle, sustained for nearly five... Read more »

Finland’s GoSol.org launches in East Africa to provide clean energy & create wealth for SMEs in rural areas

 Two Finnish firms Wärtsilä and Solar Fire Concentration have launched GoSol.org, a new off grid energy technology that aims at breaking the cost-barriers currently limiting the deployment of solar thermal technologies in... Read more »

Kenya’s Beiless Group pitching for over $150,000 at the Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards

  June Syowia of Beiless Group, a digital story-telling agency will represent Kenya at the Global Student Entrepreneurship Award in Frankfurt, Germany  on April 26th 2017, after edging out 10 semi-finalists and... Read more »