Month: May 2019

#Africa4Future Summit Days & Business Gate Cape Town

#Africa4Future Cape Town Business Gate & Summit Programme The start-ups which have been selected for the #Africa4Future joint accelerator came together in Cape Town in the beginning of May 2019 to present their innovative aerospace solutions. The start-ups from Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, Mali, Sierra Leone, and South Africa have been selected from more than 300 entries…

Tunisian Start-ups Attended Hannover Messe

From April 1st – 5th, 2019, four Tunisian start-ups attended the “Hannover Messe” in Germany. The Hannover Messer (Hanover fair) is the world’s most important event dedicated to industry and increasingly focusing towards start-ups and industry 4.0. It was an excellent opportunity for the Tunisian start-ups to connect with investors, business partners, innovators and potential…

Mentor Boot Camps

Make-IT in Africa Mentor Boot Camps 2019 On April 15th and 17th, 2019, Make-IT in Africa ​​and VC4A held boot camps for selected mentors in Lagos and Nairobi. The role of the mentor is to advise young entrepreneurs in their business development. Mentors play a vital role in strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem and are a…

LAUNCH OF THE ASSOCIATION OF STARTUP & SME ENABLERS OF KENYA

Cecilia Mwangi, Make-IT in Africa Coordinator Kenya, Ramses Malaty Deputy Ambassador of the Finish Embassy in Nairobi, Florence Kimata SME Advisor Ministry of Industry, Trade & Cooperatives and Jonas Tesfu CEO of Pangea Accelerator at the ASSEK Launch.Esther Ndeti Engagement Advisor for ASSEKAttendees of the ASSEK launch eventRamses Malaty Deputy Ambassador of the Finish Emabssy…

EAST AFRICA COM 2019

East Africa Com is a premier strategic event for telecoms, media, broadcasting & technology leaders in East Africa. The 2019 edition was held at Radisson Blu from 14th May 2019 to 15th May 2019. The event theme was “Accelerating digital transformation to strengthen East African economies”. The key aspects of the event agenda included; Connectivity…

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM FORUM AT NAIROBI INNOVATION WEEK

Aregash Asefaw, Programme Director GIZ Employment for Development and Skills for Oil & GasCecilia Mwangi Make-IT in Africa Coordinator, KenyaFlorence Kimata SME Advisor Ministry of Industry, Trade & CooperativesProfessor Bitange Ndemo keynote speech on Enhancing Kenya's Startup Ecosystem CompetitivenessPanel on the Evolving Startup Ecosystem in KenyaMake-IT/Merck Collaboration PanelBernard Chiira ASSEK Board ChairDr. Tonny Omwansa Director…

NAIROBI TECH WEEK 2019

The 4th edition of ​Nairobi Tech Week (#NTW2019) set to take place on April 24th to 26th, 2019 at Strathmore University with GIZ – Make IT Africa as this year’s Title Sponsor. The event theme, “​Technology in Africa: The Past, The Present and The Future” will delve into the evolution of technology in Africa, the…
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