HabariPay, Nigerian Fintech Startup Announces Hackathon, Targets Undergraduate Innovators

HabariPay, Nigerian Fintech Startup Announces Hackathon, Targets Undergraduate Innovators

To empower Nigerian companies and young innovators, HabariPay Ltd., a fintech company based in Nigeria that offers best-in-class payment solutions to support the expansion and success of businesses throughout Africa, has announced the commencement of its inaugural hackathon, “Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0.” The goal of the Take on Squad Hackathon 1.0 is to find…

Apply: RIoT Accelerator Programme for African Startups
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Apply: RIoT Accelerator Programme for African Startups

Application for the 12-week high-touch RIoT Accelerator Program is open to African Internet of Things (IoT) entrepreneurs. Through the RIoT Accelerator Programme, innovators can study, partner, and launch their products by engaging with an industry consortium of over 90 firms spanning the IoT technology stack. This enhances the effectiveness of traditional business development tools. Numerous…

Mozambique Cyber Revolution Summit 2024 – Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection
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Mozambique Cyber Revolution Summit 2024 – Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection

We TraiCon Events will be hosting Mozambique’s premier cybersecurity event titled as “Cyber Revolution Summit” scheduled on 28th & 29th February 2024 in Maputo, Mozambique. This summit will feature keynote presentations and panel discussions with top security experts from various industries covering a range of topics, including cybersecurity innovations, data privacy & security, risk management, network security,…

WorldStage Economic Summit 2023: Stakeholders Brainstorm on Success Strategies for Startups
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WorldStage Economic Summit 2023: Stakeholders Brainstorm on Success Strategies for Startups

Pioneer and successful players in startup businesses have unanimously advised that success could only come in the way of upcoming entrepreneurs through passion and perseverance rather than the desire to get rich quick. They gave the advice on Thursday at the breakout session on the WorldStage Economic Summit 2023 held at the event centre of…

AfriTECH 3.0: TaaS, Infrastructure Deployment Convergence, New Era in Tech Advancement- Maida
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AfriTECH 3.0: TaaS, Infrastructure Deployment Convergence, New Era in Tech Advancement- Maida

The Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has said that the convergence of Technology-as-a-Service and infrastructure deployment marks a new era in technological advancement. He said the emergence of Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) stands as a beacon of innovation, providing businesses with the tools to adapt, grow, and thrive…

Sh’Innovates Africa Conference 2023: Creating Africa’s Future Innovators and Tech Leadership among Women.
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Sh’Innovates Africa Conference 2023: Creating Africa’s Future Innovators and Tech Leadership among Women.

Sh’Emerge International is proud to announce the inaugural Sh’Innovates Africa Conference 2023, an event that marks a milestone in the tech industry’s journey towards diversity, innovation, and the empowerment of women. With a distinguished lineup of speakers, a focus on knowledge sharing, and an emphasis on the vital role women play in Africa’s tech sector,…

PalmPay to Lead “Future of Money, Security and CX” Discussions at AfriTECH 3.0
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PalmPay to Lead “Future of Money, Security and CX” Discussions at AfriTECH 3.0

PalmPay, a leading African-focused fintech company committed to driving financial inclusion through technology, will lead the discussions on future of money, Fintech app security/safety and customer experience (CX), at the third Africa Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTECH 3.0). AfriTECH 3.0 is scheduled to hold this Wednesday, November 08 2023 at The Providence Hotel, Oba Akinjobi Street,…

Anticipation and Excitement as Tech Enthusiasts and Creatives Gear Up for Art of Technology 5.0 in Lagos
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Anticipation and Excitement as Tech Enthusiasts and Creatives Gear Up for Art of Technology 5.0 in Lagos

The city of Lagos is agog with enthusiasm as tech entrepreneurs and creative enthusiasts ignite their anticipation and excitement for the biggest tech ecosystem event in Africa – Art of Technology – scheduled to be held in December at the Landmark Event Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. Art of Technology Lagos (AOT) is an annual tech conference…

NCC, ZOHO, ADC, Inq., OADC, Others Sponsor AfriTECH 3.0, ATAEx Awards
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NCC, ZOHO, ADC, Inq., OADC, Others Sponsor AfriTECH 3.0, ATAEx Awards

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Zoho Nigeria, Digital Encode Limited, Inq.Digital, Notion Technologies limited have thrown their weight behind the third edition of the Africa Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTECH 3.0) to be held on 8th of November 2023 at the Providence Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, Themed: “Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) in Emerging Economy”, AfriTECH 3.0 is also supported by Comercio Limited, Open…

Afrocentric Venture Capital Company, TLcom to Host 5th Africa Tech Female Founder Summit Come November

Afrocentric Venture Capital Company, TLcom to Host 5th Africa Tech Female Founder Summit Come November

On November 14 in Lagos, Nigeria, the sixth annual Africa Tech Female Founder Summit will be held by the African-focused venture capital firm TLcom Capital. The annual event will be held this year under the theme “Building Resilience: Adapting to New Realities,” which addresses the difficulties African founders and operators are currently facing. Experienced global…

Stakeholders Gear Up for AfriTECH 3.0, ATAEx Awards
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Stakeholders Gear Up for AfriTECH 3.0, ATAEx Awards

The third edition of the Africa Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTECH 3.0) is scheduled to hold on the 8th of November 2023 at the Providence Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, themed: “Technology-as-a-Service (TaaS) in Emerging Economy”. Similarly, voting has commenced for the Africa Tech Alliance Excellence (ATAEx) awards through the: https://vote.africatechallianceforum.africa/. Today, the boundary between hardware and software is blurring. Software is…

The Nigeria Innovation Summit 8.0 gets support from the stakeholders
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The Nigeria Innovation Summit 8.0 gets support from the stakeholders

The 2023 edition of the the Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) has received the support and partnership of the critical stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem. Some of them include CoinEx; the Office for Nigeria Digital Innovation (ONDI); International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM); PwC; NITDA IT HUB (Nithub); VC4A; CcHub; African AI Foundation; Lagos State Employment Trust Funds (LSETF);…

Nairobi Design Week Opens Call for the 2024 Edition
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Nairobi Design Week Opens Call for the 2024 Edition

The 9th edition of Nairobi Design Week, with the theme “We Got This,” has released an open call. NDW 2024 is aiming to bring together a vivid tapestry of design experiences under the theme “We Got This,” which represents the remarkable talents and inventive energy of the African creative sector. The festival has continuously attracted…

10 Sustainability Startups Join the Ecosystem Restoration Africa Programme

10 Sustainability Startups Join the Ecosystem Restoration Africa Programme

The Innovation for Ecosystem Restoration Africa 2023 program, which seeks to support businesspeople promoting ecosystem restoration by addressing deforestation, land degradation, water scarcity, loss of biodiversity, and unfavorable climate change, has chosen ten African sustainability startups to participate. The Innovation for Ecosystem Restoration Africa 2023 initiative, which is run by Village Capital with assistance from…

The SA Innovation Summit Unveils the Blockchain Innovation Challenge
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The SA Innovation Summit Unveils the Blockchain Innovation Challenge

The  SA Innovation Summit has launched the Blockchain Innovation Challenge, a ground-breaking competition that is a part of a comprehensive collaboration encompassing Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Education, Economy, Dialogue, and Networks, all aimed at examining blockchain’s potential to become the next frontier in African innovation and establish a new benchmark in the African tech ecosystem. Five months…

Malawi to Host Debut Women in Cyber Conference

Malawi to Host Debut Women in Cyber Conference

From August 1–4, 2023, Malawi will hold the inaugural Women in Cyber Conference with the subject “Breaking the Glass Ceiling and Bringing the Gender Gap.” The First Lady, Madam Monica Chakwera, will attend the summit in Lilongwe. According to Mary Botomani, vice chair of the organizing committee, there is a significant disparity between the representation…

The 6th AlphaExpo Micro-Accelerator cohort for the Africa Fintech Summit is now accepting applications.
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The 6th AlphaExpo Micro-Accelerator cohort for the Africa Fintech Summit is now accepting applications.

The sixth cohort of the AlphaExpo Micro-Accelerator has opened for submissions at the Africa Fintech Summit, the largest biannual fintech event in Africa. Up to 15 African businesses will be able to attend and exhibit at this year’s event in Lusaka, Zambia, on November 1-2 thanks to the AlphaExpo program, which is at the core…

African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills
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African AI Foundation Partners With American Spaces to Equip 1,000 People With AI Skills

Since the introduction of AI systems such as ChatGPT, Mid Journey, Dall-e, and Bard, a lot of individuals have become concerned about how AI would affect their businesses and occupations. It’s interesting to note that any significant advancement in technology simultaneously provides new categories and opportunities while also seriously disrupting other industries and domains. Every…

The organizers of the Nigeria Innovation Summit announce date, theme for 2023 event
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The organizers of the Nigeria Innovation Summit announce date, theme for 2023 event

The Nigeria Innovation Summit (NIS) today announces the 8th edition of its annual event, slated to hold on Friday, October 6, 2023, at Muson Centre, Lagos. This edition of the summit will focus on the theme: Innovating For The Future. The Summit is an annual event that brings together critical stakeholders from different sectors of the economy to discuss ground-breaking ideas, trends, opportunities, and numerous…

The 7th Africa Tech Summit London is scheduled for next month.

The 7th Africa Tech Summit London is scheduled for next month.

The eighth iteration of the London event of Africa Tech Summit (ATS), a prominent tech conference series that promotes trade and investment throughout the continent, will take place on June 23 at the London Stock Exchange. Leading African tech conferences like ATS in Nairobi, London, and Ghana offer knowledge and opportunities for networking with the…

As Generation Africa marks its fifth anniversary, applications are now being accepted for the 5th annual $100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition.

As Generation Africa marks its fifth anniversary, applications are now being accepted for the 5th annual $100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition.

The Gogettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition’s 2023 edition, launched by Generation Africa, puts youth-run African agrifood firms back in the spotlight. The application period is May 8 through June 19, 2023. At the AGRF Summit, which will take place this year in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in September, the tournament will climax in a thrilling final…

4 African founders will peach at the Berlin Westerwelle Young Founder Conference

4 African founders will peach at the Berlin Westerwelle Young Founder Conference

Four African founders were among the 10 entrepreneurs from around the world who took part in the recently completed Westerwelle Young Founders Programme. These entrepreneurs will now present their companies at the Young Founder Conference in Berlin. Young business leaders, executives, and decision-makers from around the world can collaborate thanks to the Westerwelle Foundation for…

Bolt releases version 3 of its Women in Tech internship program.

Bolt releases version 3 of its Women in Tech internship program.

For the third consecutive year, Bolt has launched its Women in Tech internship program. The ‘The Bolt Outternship’ internship program this year, which will run for three months starting in July 2023, aims to empower young women by giving them the opportunity to begin their careers in technology. Bolt started the #WomeninTech program in 2021…

Inaugural GITEX Africa sells-out, organiser in final expansion phase to meet high global tech interests in Africa
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Inaugural GITEX Africa sells-out, organiser in final expansion phase to meet high global tech interests in Africa

Construction ramps up of purpose-built super venue in Marrakech, Morocco for historic debut of GITEX Africa, now the largest and most influential tech and start-up event in the African continent Marrakech, Morocco: The cross-continent support of the global tech community has culminated in a sold-out GITEX Africa 2023, with an expansion phase now underway as…

The Africa Impact Summit will demonstrate how impact investing can improve the continent.

The Africa Impact Summit will demonstrate how impact investing can improve the continent.

On July 13-14, the National Advisory Boards (NABs) for Impact Investing in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and Zambia will conduct the first Africa Impact Summit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). The hybrid event is titled “Unleashing African Potential Through Impact Investing” and is supported by connected African task groups, the Bertha Centre…

7 Nigerian Female Startup Founders Qualifies for the Aurora Tech Awards
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7 Nigerian Female Startup Founders Qualifies for the Aurora Tech Awards

Although while it is debatably still “a man’s world,” particularly in the tech industry, Nigerian women are undoubtedly doing their share and doing it well enough to attract attention from around the world. These are the seven female business founders from Nigeria who have made the Aurora Tech Awards 2023 shortlist. The AURORA Tech Awards…

Apply: Google Growth Academy for Cybersecurity Startups Program
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Apply: Google Growth Academy for Cybersecurity Startups Program

Google has announced that the Google for Startups Growth Academy: Cybersecurity program is currently accepting applications. The application will take into account startups wanting to scale worldwide and particularly states it is for Seed to Series A startups situated in Europe. The three-month school will be off in April with courses led by a combination…

The 5th Edition of the Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023 to Connect Over 1000 Delegates
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The 5th Edition of the Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023 to Connect Over 1000 Delegates

Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023 will bring together tech pioneers from the African ecosystem and global players under one roof on February 15–16, 2023, following a sold-out Summit in 2022. Over 1,000 attendees, 450+ companies, and 150+ presenters will be brought together for the fifth edition’s three Summits. Connect with the main players driving business…

Application is now Open for the 2nd Cohort of Venture for Africa Talent Programme
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Application is now Open for the 2nd Cohort of Venture for Africa Talent Programme

For its second batch of the VFA Fintech Product Management Bootcamp, Venture for Africa (VFA), an immersion program and talent community designed to help top local and international talent transfer into the African startup ecosystem, is now taking applications. A 12-week program called the VFA Fintech Product Management Bootcamp is aimed to upskill current and…

Pantami, Danbatta, Inuwa, Zoho, Ikenna-Emeka, others Receive 2022 AfriTECH Awards
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Pantami, Danbatta, Inuwa, Zoho, Ikenna-Emeka, others Receive 2022 AfriTECH Awards

The Africa Tech Alliance Forum (AfriTECH) has conferred special honours on Professor Isa Ibrahim Ali (Pantami), Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). Other special honourees at the award ceremony held during AfriTECH 2.0 are; Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director General, National Information Technology…