Disrupt Africa

How Nigeria’s Vesicash is making digital payments more secure

Startups across Africa are launching a wide variety of solutions aimed at increasing access to payments and remittances services, but few are focusing on the security aspect. One company this...
Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance builds on the original film’s strengths

Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance builds on the original film’s strengths

In 1982, Jim Henson and Frank Oz redefined fantasy filmmaking with The Dark Crystal, an ambitious, puppet-driven movie that tells a wondrous story about an ancient world on...
Disrupt Africa

New $40m impact investment fund targets high-potential startups in rural Africa

Global consultancy firm Palladium has announced a US$40 million impact investment fund aimed at bridging the financing gap for small businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa.The Palladium Impact Fund I will provide...
Disrupt Africa

20 startups set to pitch at Seedstars event in Dar es Salaam

Twenty startups have been selected to pitch at the Tanzanian leg of the global Seedstars World competition today (August 23) for a place in the global final.Seedstars World will select...
OnePlus says its TV will have a 55-inch QLED panel

OnePlus says its TV will have a 55-inch QLED panel

OnePlus is continuing the dripfeed of information about its upcoming TV, following news of its September release date and the revelation that it’ll be called the OnePlus TV....
Google Photos now lets you search for text in pictures you’ve taken

Google Photos now lets you search for text in pictures you’ve taken

Google made a subtle announcement today on Twitter: it’s in the process of rolling out new AI features for its Lens platform that will let you search your...
If you attack a robot, it might photograph you in the act

If you attack a robot, it might photograph you in the act

Image: Knightscope Humans haven’t quite reached a WALL-E-like society where robots care for our every possible need, but we do have a few roving security robots that...
Epic finally backpedals on Fortnite’s B.R.U.T.E. mech suit with dramatic nerfs

Epic finally backpedals on Fortnite’s B.R.U.T.E. mech suit with dramatic nerfs

Epic Games has heard the feedback loud and clear, and this afternoon the Fortnite developer announced a series of sweeping changes to its newly introduced B.R.U.T.E. mech suit...
4 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Working as a Freelance Writer

4 Mistakes You Should Avoid When Working as a Freelance Writer

Working for family for free is just one of them! Find out what other three mistakes you could make that could derail your business. August 22, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur...
You Don't Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

You Don’t Need to Leave Your Hometown to Start a Great Business

Forget Silicon Valley. A growing number of entrepreneurs are returning to their roots to build a business. August 22, 2019 13 min read This story appears in the September 2019 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe » Nobody...