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African Entrepreneurship Angels

Interview: Why BMCE’s AEAwards launched an Angel Investors Network, African Entrepreneurship Angels

On 10th November last year, Bank of Africa together with the African Entrepreneurship Angels, hosted a private, invitation-only event, Angel Investor Seminar in Kampala, Uganda at Protea Hotel. The purpose of the...
Rithu Rajan, far right, from EWB Ventures on the panel at Swarm Summit 2017

INTERVIEW: We have so far invested in 9 African ventures, including Uganda’s Numida –...

On December 7 and 8, Swarm Summit 2017 took place at The Square in Industrial. It featured several speakers on several panels dissecting issues hindering the building of a connected and...
Ojijo Pascal the founder of GoBigHub

Press Release: Uganda’s GoBigHub raises USD 250,000 as part of Series B targeting USD...

GoBighub, a platform that connects local investors to local entrepreneurs, has begun fundraising for their series B with USD. 250,000 investment. This was by a below the radar European boutique investment fund,...
Ugandan entrepreneurs

These 11 Ugandan Entrepreneurs have received a total of $140,000 from USADF in 2017

According to Ugandan entrepreneurs, lack of capital is a big hindrance to starting up. Despite all this, there are a couple that are securing funding to push their ventures ahead.   One of...

Sign up as an Informal Mentor and Support Micro-Entreprises

Seed40, an initiative established to identify and invest in microenterprises through an informal network of mentors, is calling for those interested in signing up with it as mentors to sign up. It...

The Hunt: Ugandan Version of Shark Tank Coming Next Week

A lot has been said about startups in Africa not getting funding. For those that do get, it is little. Yet few are talking about or thinking of addressing the issue...

Report: Why 90% of Fintech Investment in East Africa goes to American and European...

On 20 June 2017, venture capital firm Village Capital released the report “Breaking the Pattern: Getting Digital Financial Services Entrepreneurs to Scale in East Africa and India”. This was carried out with...

4 Things Every Ugandan Startup founder Assembling a Team Should Know!

There's no worse nightmare for a startup as hiring the wrong talent. If qualified and experienced human resource professionals blunder during recruitment, how about inexperienced startup founders like you and me? There...