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Bosch, Founders Factory searching for African smart mobility startups

Global tech firm Bosch and corporate-backed accelerator Founders Factory Africa are looking for African smart mobility startups, with challenge winners to share a US$30,000 cash prize and the potential opportunity...
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Egyptian trucking marketplace Trella joins Y Combinator accelerator

Egyptian B2B trucking marketplace Trella has been selected to take part in the S19 batch of Silicon Valley-based accelerator Y Combinator, securing US$150,000 in funding and access to the renowned...
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Egyptian e-health startup Chefaa closes seed funding round

Egyptian e-health startup Chefaa has closed a six-figure US dollar seed funding round from Flat6Labs and 500 Startups as it plans geographic expansion and the rollout of more products.Founded in...
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Applications open for Founders Factory Africa e-health, fintech accelerator

Applications have opened for the Founders Factory Africa e-health and fintech accelerator programme, which looks to provide startups with an “unfair advantage” with the support of corporate partners.Founders Factory, which...
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Egyptian dating app Harmonica acquired by Tinder parent company Match Group

Cairo-based mobile matchmaking startup Harmonica has been acquired by Match Group, the American parent company of a host of dating platforms.Founded in 2017 by Sameh Saleh, Tamer Saleh, Shaymaa Ali,...
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Seedstars Africa Regional Summit set for Joburg in December

The fifth annual Seedstars Africa Regional Summit will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 3-5, bringing together startups, investors, mentors, ambassadors, partners and over 300 key stakeholders.The three-day...
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How to pitch your startup at the German-African ICT Forum in Berlin

African startups can apply to pitch at the first German-African ICT Forum in Berlin in September, giving them the chance to promote their companies to potential European investors and partners.Hosted...
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Applications open for Milan-based FoodTech Accelerator

African startups are invited to apply for the Milan-based FoodTech Accelerator, which matches companies with the business needs of corporate partners.Organised by Deloitte, the FoodTech Accelerator selects up to 10...
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10 more African countries are working towards local Startup Acts

Development of Startup Acts, entrepreneurship policies or policy visions are ongoing in at least 10 African countries as efforts continue to legislate to ensure the growth of startup ecosystems on...
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Scale your African tech startup to Paris with this international incubator

French incubator Schoolab has opened applications for its International Starter programme, which gives entrepreneurs from all over the world the chance to relocate to Paris to tackle European markets.The International...

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