Are you at that stage of your life when you feel like you are ready to progress in your professional experience at home or abroad? If you want to invest in your career potential, there is one path that can take you where you want to go – the international MBA degree. MBA programmes are offered in a great variety […]
Singularity University (SU), a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the world’s biggest challenges and build an abundant future for all, has announced a new partnership with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) to launch a SingularityU Global Impact Challenge in West Africa. The purpose of the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge is to foster moonshot innovations and […]
Calling all young, smart and ambitious women of African descent! Do you want to network with inspiring entrepreneurs and boost your own skills and career? You are invited to attend #SheHiveLondon, which will be held from the 18th to the 21st of August 2016 in London at Facebook’s offices. This 4 day professional bootcamp will involve workshops and training sessions covering […]
The Sierra Leonean Empowerment Network (SLEN) When the SLEN co-founders, Janice Williams, Desmond Ellis and Lenton Davies got together in early 2013, their aim was to create an initiative not yet seen in Sierra Leone or in Africa at large. They instigated a full scale attempt to divert from a popular krio saying “way u yams white, na for coba […]
Mark Zuckerberg’s newly formed $48 billion venture, the ‘Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’, has announced its first lead investment of $24 million dollars in African start-up Andela. Not only does Andela now have the internet’s most powerful man backing them, but GV (formerly Google Ventures) is also in on the investment!
Are you an engineer in Africa with an innovative solution for the continent? The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation aims to stimulate, celebrate and reward innovation and entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan Africa and applications are now OPEN for the £25,000 prize! Watch the video below.
Guest post from Rebecca Barnett: Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 6th annual Africa Innovate Conference 2016 ignited passion, inspired, and engaged a distinguished guest audience of professionals and students from all around the world. “Transformative Innovations for an inclusive future” was the theme this year, focusing on ways innovative technologies can be a life-changing tool to build and sustain a better […]
UPDATE February 2017: This year’s event is taking place February 24th – February 26th 2017 and you can get your tickets here! The World Economic Forum Global Shapers present the 2016 Kopfadeyemi Challenge, a real-life hackathon with a difference. Over a high-energy weekend, teams of people from all walks of life (not just computer programmers!) will compete to solve some of […]
The African Diaspora Network is bringing the inaugural African Diaspora Investment Symposium to Santa Clara, California from January 29th – 30th. This is the first ever Silicon Valley Africa conference, connecting leaders of Africa and the diaspora who are invested in entrepreneurship, the future of Africa.
From Addis Ababa to Abidjan, Lagos to Luanda, Kigali to Kampala, Seedstars World has scoured the African continent as well as Latin America, MENA, Asia and Eastern Europe in their annual search for top innovators. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests in disruptive startups across 54 emerging markets, partnering with such organisations as Lastminute.com, Inmarsat, Barclays, Deloitte, Microsoft and Stanbic Bank. This spring, they […]