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Aga Sekalala

INTERVIEW: Aga Sekalala Jr is setting up an Angel/VC fund in Uganda, the first...

At the beginning of this year, I met Aga Sekalala Jr - for the very first time - at an event organized by Kampala Angel Investors Network at The Innovation Village....
Sobek Capital

VC firm Sobek Capital opens Rwandan office, to invest $10,000 to $250,000

Sean Obedih Ndiho has today announced that his VC firm, Sobek Capital, has opened its Rwandan office. "It’s official Sobek Capital is now in Rwanda," he tweeted. "We look forward to working...
Y Combinator Startup School

Why your tech startup should really consider applying to YC’s Startup School

It is no doubt Y Combinator is the world's leading tech startup incubator. So, an opportunity for any tech startup to pass through their hands is one many relish. But, luckily...
Judges and participants in the Visa Everywhere Initiative Sub-Saharan Africa. Photo: Visa South Africa

Kenya’s Mookh emerges overall winner of the Visa Everywhere Initiative

Kenya's Mookh has emerged the winner of the Visa Everywhere Initiative Sub-Saharan edition. This was out of the dozen startups from across the continent that made it to the finals. The competition...
Y Combinator

Take a look at these 14 Y Combinator graduates from Africa

Y Combinator - a startup incubator and accelerator - has had its interest in Africa peak recently. At least judging by the statistics from the incubator itself. Check out here and...
Ugandan SMEs

Ugandan SMEs to get a boost as the country secures $20 Million loan...

Uganda, through Uganda Development Bank , has secured a $20 million loan from Africa Development Bank to support Ugandan SMEs. AfDB made the announcement through a press release. “The African Development Bank has...
drones in agriculture

Tunisia set to launch use of drones in agriculture pilot project

Tunisia is set to launch the pilot of a project aimed at using drones in agriculture. This is will take place on Thursday at a ceremony in Tunis. The project's aim...
EWB Ventures has also invested in Farm Drive. Photo: EWB Ventures

Learn more about the 5 tech startup investments by EWB Ventures in Africa

EWB Ventures is an arm of Engineering Without Borders established in 2013. The goal was to invest in "innovative startup businesses" across sub-Saharan Africa. EWB Ventures in Africa has so far...

CB Insights puts Q2 2018 investment in African fintechs at $63M

A report by CB Insights has pegged investment into African fintechs (VC-backed) at $63 Million for the period of second quarter 2018. According to the report , this is a record...
EWB Ventures

EWB Ventures sets up shop in Kampala, to invest up to $100,000

EWB Ventures, the impact investing arm of the Canadian not for profit Engineers Without Borders, is growing its presence in Kampala. This was confirmed by Kawanguzi Japheth, the founder of The Innovation...