Friday, February 23, 2018
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INTERVIEW: We processed over £140 Million for 2,000 Global Companies, expanded to 18 African...

Last year, DusuPay facilitated over £140,000,000 for “over 2,000 Global Businesses.” In the same year, the payments gateway startup which was started in 2015...
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,...
One of the events that took place at The Innovation Village Kampala in 2017

Here’s the 10 Moments Plus 1 that defined The Innovation Village Kampala in 2017

As we, at The Innovation Village Kampala, bid farewell to 2017, we remain in admiration of the spirit of the Ugandan entrepreneur who against...
Ladies wearing t-shirts from Avarc Apparel. A Ugandan clothing startup. Such ventures find it hard to access funding from the Youth Venture Capital Fund as it's currently structured.

7 considerations to be made when coming up with Uganda’s Youth Venture Capital Fund...

To date, Uganda has had the youth venture capital fund in different forms and guises. This is to try and kick-start youth employment by...
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...
International Airtime top up

How international airtime top up is gaining ground in the African consumer market

In 2014, Uganda’s Lawrence Zikusoka and Nigeria’s Ademola Adebolu founded Global ICT Solutions (GLICTS), East Africa. A fintech company that specialises in creating inclusive...
Agency Banking works more like Mobile Money

Agency banking is finally here, and here is how the banks can make the...

The Amendment of the Financial Institutions Act by parliament has paved way for the introduction of Agency Banking. Agency banking, in its simplest form,...
Asindu Willfred is a software developer and the founder of Coinella

INTERVIEW: Bitcoin is currently useless for remittances to Uganda – Asindu Willfred

If you haven't heard of blockchain technology, at least you have heard of cryptocurrency. If not, then at least bitcoin. Bitcoin is largely responsible...
Assey Kiwanuka is a co-founder of Elite Fitness

INTERVIEW: This Fitness Startup, Elite Fitness, is franchising gyms in Uganda

Elite Fitness, a fitness and health startup, wants to help more Ugandans with fitness and health problems through running a country and later continent-wide chain...
Ugandan business enterprises

Norwegian business community lures Ugandan business enterprises

Oslo - The Norwegian business community would like to increase its partnership with Ugandan business enterprises through the Norwegian-African Business Association (NABA). NABA serves as...

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