South Africa's first blockchain hub and seed accelarator

A new kind of technology and innovation hub focusing on the cryprocurrency and block chain industry has been launched in South Africa. Named Blockstarters, the hub aims to be the go to place for innovators and startups developing solutions using cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. Blockstarters was officially launched in Johannesburg,…

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AfriLabs reaches a significant milestone

AfriLabs, the network of technology and innovation hubs across Afrika, has reached a significant milestone of having a total of a 100 technology and innovation hubs as members of its network. This is because it recently admitted an additional 40 new hubs to its network. This now means that AfriLabs…

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Microsoft acquires Github for $7,5 billion

In an unexpected announcement, Microsoft has said that it will be acquiring Github for $7,5 billion. Microsoft stock. Subject to various conditions it is expected that the acquisition deal is expected to be concluded by the end of 2018. The acquisition value of $7,5 billion will be issued…

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Seedstars opens Seedspace Cape Town co-working hub

Seedstars has opened their second Seedspace co-working hub in Cape Town, South Africa. Seedspace Cape Town is the second such hub in Afrika by Seedstars after it opened Seedspace Cairo in earlier in 2018. Seedstars is a Swiss-based company that brings together key stakeholders focused on driving technological change in…

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