We hope you all had a good week! As always we’ve been snowed under but we still have a smile on our face as several exciting happenings have kicked off across the continent. This week we will share our favourite highlights from Nigeria, Cameroon and Senegal, plus we’ll be sharing an amazing piece of news for all the Africa startups!
Women in tech in Lagos
Great news for Women in Tech Africa – they are launching a new chapter in Nigeria.
So if you’re in Lagos on February 24th, you know where you have to be!
During this event you will receive an intro about the Women in Tech and you will learn about how we support entrepreneurs and how we select the business we invest in. Book your ticket here.
More than 20,000 users for mLouma
A few weeks ago we told you about mLouma, the platform connecting farmers together in order to make the best decision for buying and selling products.
This Senegalese startup is skyrocketing and has already hit more than 20,000 users! Congrats!
Learn more about their projects and how mLouma will change Senegal here.
Cardioap – the first African medical tablet
Did you know that Cardiopad, the first African medical tablet was invented and made in Cameroon?
This great project has been led by a young engineer called Arthur Zhang who has been nominated as one of the most influential young talents in the world. No doubt that his idea will change the health landscape in Cameroon!
— Annie Payep (@AnniePayep) 11 Janvier 2016
World Cup Tech Challenge
And now for the top news of the week? This year’s World Cup Tech Challenge is inviting African startups to apply! For the 3rd year, the goal of the challenge is to discover the next generation of emerging technology companies from around the world.
“We welcome startups from all over the world that are interested in presenting their products and representing their country at the third annual World Cup Tech Challenge,”
Get your skates on, as applications close on April 15th!