South African FinTech startup simplifies online invoice payments

South African FinTech startup, walletdoc, has announced a new method in which businesses can collect payments via their invoices and statements sent to customers. The new method as announced by walletdoc, involves using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements. “Consumers are cash-strapped and…

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New cryptocurrencies investment platform launched in South Africa

BitFund, a new diversified cryptocurrencies investment platform, has been launched in South Africa. It offers potential investors the opportunity to in index portfolios of more than 20 of the largest cryptocurrencies. BitFund was founded by Joshua Miltz, Jonathon Ferrer, Bradley Goldman, and Dean Joffe. “In South Africa, the only safe…

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AgriTech startup wins Seedstars Harare

Rera, a Zimbabwean startup that has developed a platform to allow retail consumers to farm their own chickens and save up to 40% from buying poultry produce without having to own the infrastructure of a chicken farm, won first prize at the recently held Seedstars Harare event. Winning Seedstars Harare…

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3 Startups win at the DEMO Africa Lagos pitch event

DEMO Africa kicked off its West Afrika innovation tour in Lagos where 3 startups won the pitching competition. Accounteer, E-pump and Termii were the three technology startupsthat emerged as winners of the pool to join other country champions in the semi-final battles to become regional representatives at the DEMO Africa…

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Innovator's dilemma

Move fast and break things. Experiment, fail, learn and repeat. Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Think bigger. Complaining is not a strategy. The riskiest thing is to take no risks. These and many more blurbs as curated from startup founders and their teams have become the rallying…

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Supporting Afrikan entrepreneurship ecosystem leaders

Village Capital, a company that finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems in emerging markets, is inviting incubators, accelerators and seed funds in sub-Saharan Afrika to apply for its VilCap Communities Africa programme. The programme's aim is to equip Afrikan entrepreneur ecosystem leaders with various tools, resources and…

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