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Microsoft for Startups hosts Nigeria Tech Innovators in Lagos

Microsoft leaders meet with Nigeria tech innovators at a founders dinner in Lagos. Microsoft for Startups team meets with innovators and leaders of technology organizations from across Nigeria that are "disrupting the way Nigerians experience payments, healthcare, transportation and education". The special drinks and dinner meetup brought together over forty innovators,

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Women Innovators

Women innovators in Kenya, South Africa, the UAE to benefit from global expansion of Women in Cloud Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program

Women innovators in Kenya, South Africa, the UAE to benefit from global expansion of Women in Cloud and IdeaGen Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program. Team Fe Amaan showcase their innovation at Microsoft Imagine Cup Women innovators and technology entrepreneurs in Kenya, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates will soon get

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empower

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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