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We want to empower Africa’s youth, developers and startups: Microsoft #MAS2019

Chris Lwanga, Microsoft Senior Director, Software Partnership shared Microsoft's desire to empower Africa's youth, developers and startups to excel. He shared this as keynote speaker at MEST Africa Summit 2019 and MEST Africa Challenge in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking to the audience he highlighted the need to focus on the youth

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MEST Africa Summit 2019

MEST, Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African Tech Summit, MEST Africa Summit 2019

MEST Africa Summit panel discusion The fourth edition of MEST Africa Summit will be in collaboration with Microsoft. This year Microsoft partners with MEST in the event as platinum sponsors. The summit will explore the latest innovations in the African tech ecosystem. Mest Africa Summit 2019 will take place in Nairobi,

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hirehunt

HireHunt, Egypt announces partnership with Microsoft 4Afrika

Microsoft will give the Egypt startup technical and business support in new partnership. Digital recruitment solutions company HireHunt announces partnership with Microsoft. The collaboration through Microsoft 4Afrika will see HireHunt recieve leads from Microsoft's network. Microsoft will also provide them with technical and go-to market resources. Sherif Aziz, Partners and Start-ups

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senegal

Senegal startups SunuBus and CoinAfrique recieve Microsoft support

Microsoft supports two startups in Senegal, SunuBus(Weego) and CoinAfrique using technology to add value to people’s lives. In the last six months Microsoft says through its 4Afrika arm it has supported over 300 startups across Africa. Giving them access to digital tools, resources and skills. Amongst these are 3 startups from

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Jordan

Microsoft to raise 1000 software developers and support startups in Jordan

Microsoft signs MoU with Jordan government to raise 1000 local software developers, Support emerging software startups and support MCIT ministry with AI technology adoption. Microsoft has signed a memorandum of understanding and partnership with the Jordanian government. The partnership will see Microsoft support the Jordan ICT ministry with their ICT and

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ecosystem

Microsoft’s drive to build a self sustainable startup ecosystem across Africa and the Middle East

Microsoft last year changed its business approach to dealing with Partners. Introducung a new win win strategy. A startegy where Microsoft see's its partners as its growth engine. Ibrahim Youssry Microsoft Regional General Manager MEA MCC put's it this way. "Our success comes with success to our partner ecosystem. To

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startups

Microsoft Supports 4000 startups across the MENA region

One of Satya Nadella's vision as Microsoft CEO is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more. One of such's is empowering startups with microsoft technologies to realise their visions. In Africa, Microsoft is realizing this through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. Various programs like the BizSpark program (now Microsoft for

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head start

Microsoft launches Head Start program for Startups in South Africa

Head Start initiative to provide support for startups in South Africa    Microsoft introduced a new initiative designed to help startups at this years Global Entrepreneurship Week in South Africa. During the tech day session it announced Head Start, an initiative to provide the package it offers its partners to Startups in

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DEMO Africa 2018

Supporting African Startups, Microsoft at DEMO Africa 2018

Microsoft sponsors DEMO Africa 2018, as it seeks to support African Startups   DEMO Africa 2018 is set to take place in Morocco and Microsoft is a lead sponsor of the event. Taking place October 18-19th 2018 in Casablanca and hosted by the African Technology Foundation. 30 startup finalists from across Africa will

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