Meet TechCrunch in Africa Next Week

Last October, TechCrunch launched Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, where Lori Systems, SynCommerce & AgroCenta, were among the judges top picks. This week, TechCrunch is headed back to Africa...

DFS Lab is helping the developing world bootstrap itself with fintech

Entrepreneurs have it rough in Africa, India, Pakistan — places where VC cash doesn’t fall from the sky and necessary infrastructure like reliable banking and broadband can be hard to...

African VC TLcom Capital invests $5M in Nigerian data analytics firm Terragon Group

More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Uber says it’s staying, Konga could be epic startup fail Harley Davidson’s EV debut could electrify the motorcycle industry The African venture firm TLcom Capital is...

Safaricom launches innovation center to move beyond M-Pesa

Safaricom, Kenya’s largest telecom company and provider of the nation’s mobile money service, M-Pesa, has launched a new innovation center in Nairobi. Named Safaricom Alpha, a...

Watch every panel and session from Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

On October 11, TechCrunch and Facebook hosted Startup Battlefield Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. The Startup Battlefield pitch-off competition featured startups from all over Africa in three...

Africa Roundup: MEST, Airbus and Microsoft expand in Africa, while Afrostream shutters

MEST appointed Aaron Fu as its new Managing Director, as the Accra based incubator scales up its presence across Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 2008, MEST operates as a...

Announcing the TechCrunch Battlefield of Sub-Saharan Africa agenda

TechCrunch and Facebook are collaborating to bring TechCrunch’s very first Startup Battlefield to Nairobi, on October 11. The pitch-off competition will feature startups from all...

Africa Roundup: eBay expands, Google CEO visits Lagos, Ghana enters space

eBay opened up its U.S. platform to Africa through its partnership with MallforAfrica.com. Americans can now buy products on eBay from select vendors in six...

eBay opens U.S. platform to Africa with MallforAfrica.com partnership

Americans can now buy African goods on eBay through the company’s partnership with MallforAfrica.com. Starting this week, products from select vendors in six African countries are...

Alphabet expands in Africa

Google is expanding its Africa initiatives, on the back of CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent trip to Nigeria. While visiting Lagos he announced the global internet services...

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