A Cameroonian business incubator has partnered with a pan-African technology company and a Finnish education technology network to spread 5G Tech Spaces across the African continent. High-tech learning and communication spaces that are taking hold on the continent.
<p>Launched in 2020, Katapult Africa aims to support and develop the growing impact community in East Africa and the wider continent.</p>
<p>The country of the Thousand Hills has inaugurated the Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR). The first of its kind in Africa, it aims to “Shape the future of technological governance” on the continent.</p>
<p>Kajou, a social enterprise created by the NGO Bibliothèques Sans Frontières, develops innovative solutions for distributing digital training and information content to populations with little or no Internet access. Kajou has just closed a €1 million financing round to accelerate its development in West Africa.</p>
<p>Supplied by six public banks, the Algerian start-up financing fund has disbursed 510 million dinars to 390 tech project holders since its launch in early 2021. A promising record that reinforces the ambition of the authorities to make Algeria a “pole of innovation” in Africa.</p>
<p>Benin is making its way in the digital economy, with the ambition of becoming a digital services platform in the sub-region. A winning bet whose dividends are already starting to be reaped …</p>
The booming African educational technology market is responding to the growing needs of young people seeking training… and jobs.
Already leading the way in mobile money, Africa is also increasingly fond of digital currencies. Analysis of a trend that is here to stay.
<strong>On the occasion of the fourth edition of the Africa Tech Summit, which takes place on February 23 and 24 in Nairobi, its creator Andrew FASSNIDGE analyzes for Resilient Digital Africa the evolution of the pan-African technological ecosystem. Interview. </strong>
Driven by a recovering private equity market, African start-ups raised $4.3 billion in 2021. A record that confirms investors’ interest in the continent. Analysis.