Sunday, June 16, 2019
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Africa tech stakeholders open London Stock Exchange

Representatives from various African startups and other stakeholders from the continent’s tech ecosystem opened trading on the London Stock Exchange to mark the fourth annual Africa Tech Summit London this...
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Kenyan travel startups Cloud9xp and HeartBeat Ventures have merged

Kenyan travel startups Cloud9xp and HeartBeat Adventures have merged in a bid to scale faster together by providing better customer service and offering more products.Disrupt Africa first reported on Cloud9xp...
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4 African startups graduate from Binance Incubation Programme

Four African blockchain startups have graduated from the incubation programme run by global cryptocurrency exchange Binance, receiving US$120,000 each in seed funding and help with bootstrapping and achieving product-market fit.Binance...
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Kenyan logistics startup MPost raises pre-Series A funding

Kenyan startup MPost, which has developed patented technology that enables users to transform their phone into a unique mobile postal address and mobile postal box, has raised an undisclosed round...
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Microsoft expands women-focused cloud accelerator to Kenya, SA

Microsoft has extended the reach of its women-focused cloud accelerator programme to Kenya and South Africa, in a move it says aims to help female founders grow their businesses.Run by...
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Why B2B beats B2C for early-stage African tech startups

South African insurtech startup Vimosure launched last March with a business-to-consumer (B2C) approach, but soon pivoted, switching to business-to-business (B2B) in November.Vimosure, a mobile marketplace application that initially targeted individual...
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6 Kenyan startups chosen to pitch at Nairobi Innovation Week

Six Kenyan startups have been chosen to pitch to potential investors and partners at Nairobi Innovation Week.Disrupt Africa reported in March applications had opened for the NIW.Startups programme at the...
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Kenyan startup Sokompare pivots to service provider marketplace model

Kenyan P2P vehicle marketplace Sokompare is now Findit after pivoting to a new model connecting users with businesses and service providers across a variety of categories.Disrupt Africa reported back in...
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Applications open for this year’s Innovating Justice Challenge

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has opened applications for the 2019 edition of its Innovating Justice Challenge, which offers funding and support to solutions preventing or resolving...