Trine is raising $3.7m to connect investors to profitable solar energy projects in Africa

TRINE, a crowdfunding investment platform which helps investors locate and fund profitable solar energy projects in developing countries is raising 3,500,000 EUROS ($3.7m) to...

Kenya’s Pesa Zetu entangled in a bitter feud with former employees over unpaid wages

Kenya’s Pesa Zetu, a peer-to-peer lending startup is reportedly entangled in a bitter feud with former employees over unpaid wages and expenses they incurred...

This is What is Wrong With Kenya’s Startup Ecosystem

The once vibrant Silicon Savannah is broken and the hens are not hatching anymore. The eggs in the incubators are heat-boiled and can't hatch...

Ringier Africa & One Africa Media Raise Cash | Merge to Take on Naspers...

 This mid-morning Ringier Africa and One Africa Media (OAM) announced they have agreed to merge their pan-African Classifieds assets to create and grow Africa’s...

Angani co-founders claim to have been defrauded of over $50,000 by investors

The Angani saga still continues. However, this episode is disturbing. The Angani co-founders claim to have been defrauded of over $50,000 in cash and...

Angani co-founders officially fired | Business Back As Usual

Though hundreds of Angani clients are still offline, the firm has announced it has revived 95% of all their operations following a system outage...

Irokotv Reportedly Laying Off Top Executives, Hundreds Others Axed

Hundreds of jobs are being axed at Nollywood content providers, iROKO Partners quietly as the firm aims to move into profitability, cut down its...

CEO Weekends: Are incubators really necessary for entrepreneurs?

By Yann LE BEUX – Catalyst CTIC Dakar It is not easy for most people to understand the daily job of supporting tech entrepreneurs in...

Don’t Cry for Ghafla!

A family is having a conversation after dinner. On national TV a respected business reporter is interviewing an octopus-like business woman. Confused, Tim, a...

The Worrying State of Kenya’s Startup Ecosystem

Flash backwards. The year is 2007. Kenya is the premier country, globally to successfully pilot and launch mobile money transfers via (Vodacom) Safaricom’s M-PESA....

Inside Kenya’s Online Brothels

It’s a few past one in the morning. A man leaves a bar in Nairobi’s CBD to his car, parked safely a yard away....

The Gospel According To PesaTalk | Angels, VC’s, Acqui-Hires Vs Bootstrapping Part I

This post is not anything to do with traffic; advertising is not part of our business model but if you want to know-we act...

PesaTalk To Close Shop | This Is What You Will Miss

  PesaTalk, a Kenyan web news startup founded in March 2012 might close shop the end of this month if no investor is found to...