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$72K, African App Launchpad Cup 2020 competition

IT Industry Development Agency (itidA) is collaborating with Microsoft Egypt to host the 2020 African App Launchpad Cup pitch competition. The virtual competition opens to teams or startups in 21 African countries. Eligible African countries include; Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt,

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seed stage investing africa

Does seed stage investing matter for Africa’s startup and innovation community?

Startup entrepreneurs are working to harness Africa’s potential. Together they represent a critical pipeline of innovation that is driving high growth high impact solutions on the continent. A critical juncture for any startup comes at the seed stage, a financing segment that has experienced significant changes these past months. In

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Microsoft Reactor

Microsoft Reactor Program comes to Abu Dhabi, welcomes 17 new startups

A home for global talent and ambitious innovators, Microsoft Reactor. Microsoft brings its startup and developer community hubs program, Microsoft Reactor, to the United Arab Emirates. The new Microsoft Reactor will be hosted by Hub71 and located in Abu Dhabi. Microsoft shares that like all of its reactors, it

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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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