Practical Insights on Start Up

How Start-Ups Can Partner with Mobile Network Operators

How Start-Ups Can Partner with Mobile Network Operators

Published on: Dec 26 2018 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Mobile devices in emerging markets are becoming ubiquitous. By 2020, 80% of global unique mobile subscribers will be in emerging markets. While this exponential...
It is Time to Break Out of the Innovation Silo

It is Time to Break Out of the Innovation Silo

Published on: Oct 18 2018 by Guest Writer - 4 Comments
As we know all too well, the pace of progress is falling far short of both the desperate needs in the world and the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals....
4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

4 Technology Startup Funding Sources for African Entrepreneurs

Published on: Aug 06 2018 by Wayan Vota - 17 Comments
One of the first and most important decisions that African entrepreneurs need to make when raising money is deciding what type of capital they need. Fundraising...
Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Apply Now! $11 Million in Grant Funding for Your Technology Projects from USAID, DFID, GSMA

Published on: Mar 28 2018 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
We are excited to bring you five different grant funding opportunities to support your technology for development projects in disaster response, Internet connectivity,...
Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Think: A Tigo Rwanda Start-Up Incubator Idea Gone Bad

Published on: Aug 08 2014 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
thinkRwanda is a new mobile application incubator in Kigali, founded by Tigo Rwanda. It is now accepting applications for a first round of start-ups, who will get...
What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

What Are Tech Company Start Up Costs in 6 African Countires?

Published on: Jul 04 2014 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Published on: Oct 07 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Fritz Ekwoge and I’ve spent three years running a Cameroonian startup, carving my niche with B2C products for the African market. This is what I have...
How to Launch a Tech Hardware Startup in Africa

How to Launch a Tech Hardware Startup in Africa

Published on: May 14 2013 by Aaron Mason - 2 Comments
On May 28, join a conversation with Verone Mankou, designer of Africa’s first tablet computer. RSVP today. Bringing a new product to market is no easy task. In...
Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Learning From My 11 Failed Technology Projects

Published on: Mar 13 2013 by Jonathan Gosier - 1 Comment
It’s always great to look at one’s current or past successes, but what about the failures? Every entrepreneur (hell, every person person) has failed at something…...
VC4Africa

VC4Africa

Published on: Mar 25 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on VC4Africa
VC4Africa.com believes that entrepreneurship should be the main driver in Africa’s economic growth, in particular the small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)...