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FasterCapital seeking to fund startups in Kenya

On the 11th July 2019; more than 20 African countries brought into effect what is going to be the largest Free Trade Area in the world. A free trade area means an agreement between several countries to allow the free movement of goods and services across their respective borders. Trade between African countries is at […] The post FasterCapital seeking to fund startups in Kenya appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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After Kenya, online ride-hailing service inDriver has now launched in Uganda

inDriver, an international online ride-hailing service has launched in Uganda. Uganda becomes its fourth African market after launching in Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Founded in Russia and now headquartered in New York, InDriver’s mobile app allows passengers to set their price for their trip for nearby drivers to accept, decline or counter. Drivers can choose […] The post After Kenya, online ride-hailing service inDriver has now launched in Uganda appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Facebook, MainOne, to grace Nigeria’s #StartupSouth5 conference

Social media giant, Facebook, and West Africa’s largest cable data provider, MainOne is among the top tech companies that will grace the #StartupSouth Startup/Entrepreneurship conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. Started in 2015, #StartupSouth Conference brings together founders, innovators and investors from across Nigeria and beyond to a city within the South-South and […] The post Facebook, MainOne, to grace Nigeria’s #StartupSouth5 conference appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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MYDAWA receives LegitScript Certification

MYDAWA has become the first online pharmacy in Africa and part of the top 4% globally to earn the LegitScript certification that verifies internet operated pharmacies as safe, credible and trustworthy. A LegitScript certification is a stamp of approval to online pharmacies and other healthcare companies, addiction treatment centres and eye-wear merchants globally that they […] The post MYDAWA receives LegitScript Certification appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Google’s Third Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class Graduate in Lagos

12 African startups that that were taking part in Google’s Launchpad Accelerator Africa programme have graduated in Lagos. This third class, which started on 1 April 2019, involved startups from six African countries – Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda. Of these 12 startups, 6 have female co-founders and 9 are either AI-enabled […] The post Google’s Third Launchpad Accelerator Africa Class Graduate in Lagos appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship Program to provide $120,00 to Six East African Startup Entrepreneurs

Six East African startup entrepreneurs from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda will receive $20,00 each from MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowships program. The one-year MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups fellowship program supports social entrepreneurs to bring poverty-alleviating products to the market at scale. The program aims to help the entrepreneurs to reduce risk and position their ventures for investment, partnership, and growth. […] The post MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship Program to provide $120,00 to Six East African Startup Entrepreneurs appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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AfriLabs Network Expands to 45 African Countries

Pan-African network of technology and innovation centres AfriLabs has admitted 27 new hubs into her network, extending her reach into 6 new countries and 12 new cities. The new countries are Guinea, Mauritius, South Sudan, Libya, Tunisia and Botswana. This brings her membership to a total of 158 Hubs in 45 African Countries. In Central […] The post AfriLabs Network Expands to 45 African Countries appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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How to Avoid Employee Burnout – Janine Morgan

A survey presented on Pulse shows that companies are facing an employee burnout crisis. In a hyper-connected world, it’s very easy for employees to work longer hours. The rise of instant messaging makes work-life balance increasingly rare. In a recent U.S. study of 7,500 employees, 23% reported feeling burned out at work often, while 44% … The post How to Avoid Employee Burnout – Janine Morgan appeared first on .