Twenty-one business to business (B2B) tech startups will participate in the second cohort of the Microsoft GrowthX Accelerator program. They will work to co-create technology solutions with partners such as DHL, Etisalat, EY, Koç Holding, Lulu Hypermarket, and PwC. The startups will spend 12-weeks of virtual and physical workshops and accelerator programb2b startupb2b tech startupGrowthX AcceleratorMicrosoft for StartupsMicrosoft for startups AfricaMicrosoft GrowthX AcceleratorMicrosoft startup GrowthXstartupstartup Africastartup MEAstartupstech startuptech startup cohort Click to find out more
Microsoft wants to accelerate the growth of startups in Africa and fast-track investment in Africa’s startup ecosystem. By providing support to 10,000 startups over the next five years to enable them grow. A new partnership with accelerators, tech hubs and incubators across Africa including Grindstone, Greenhouse, FlapMax and Seedstars will AfricaAfrica Development CenterAfrica startupAfrica Transformation OfficeAfrican startupFounder HubmicrosoftMicrosoft AfricaMicrosoft Africa Development CenterMicrosoft Africa Transformation OfficeMicrosoft for StartupsMicrosoft Startups Founder Hubstartupstartupsstartups Microsoft Click to find out more
Microsoft is bringing the Startups Founders Hub to startups in Africa through new initiatives by the Africa Transformation Office. The Founders Hub tries to remove traditional barriers that startups face when building a company. African startups will be able to get free access to technology, coaching, and support to hit AfricaAfrica startupAfrica Transformation OfficeAfrican startupFounder HubmicrosoftMicrosoft AfricaMicrosoft Africa Transformation OfficeMicrosoft for StartupsMicrosoft Startups Founder Hubstartupstartupsstartups Microsoft Click to find out more
Microsoft is announcing plans to support African startups with $500 million in potential funding in partnership with venture capital investors to enable them to rapidly scale using investment funding. This is part of new initiatives under its Africa Transformation Office to accelerate the growth of 10,000 African startups over the AfricaAfrica startupAfrica Transformation OfficeAfrican startupsmicrosoftMicrosoft AfricaMicrosoft Africa Transformation OfficeMicrosoft for StartupsMicrosoft fundMicrosoft funding Africastartupstartups Click to find out more
15 startups will participate in the first cohort of the Microsoft GrowthX Accelerator program. They will work to co-create technology solutions with partners such as Etihad Airways, Unilever, Flow, IKEA, KPMG and Akbank. The startups will spend 12-weeks of virtual and physical workshops and training in the United Arab Emirates. AfricaGrowthX AcceleratorMicrosoft for StartupsMicrosoft GrowthX AcceleratorMicrosoft StartupMicrosoft UAEMiddle EastMiddle East and Africastartupstartups Click to find out more
Agritech startups in Africa will be eligible to win up to 1.5 million dollars at the seventh edition of the Pitch AgriHack competition. Pitch AgriHack is a pitching contest aimed exclusively at African businesses bringing technological innovation to the agriculture sector. Organized by AGRF and Heifer International, the competition focuses AfricaAfrica startupAgricultureAgriHack 2021Agritechagritech startupPitch AgriHackPitch Agrihack 2021Pitch AgriHack competitionstartups Click to find out more
Delivering on a promise, Google announces the launch of its first Developer Space on the African continent. The space similar to the Microsoft Reactor will serve developers, entrepreneurs and startups across Africa. It will be based in Lagos, Nigeria and co-located and in partnership with Impact Hub.
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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, InnovatorsMicrosoft for StartupsNigeriastartups Click to find out more
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, EventKenyaMESTMEST AfricaMEST Africa Summit 2019microsoftNairobistartupstartups Click to find out more
Are you a Tech Startup in South Africa and looking for help to grow? Do you need the right doors opened throughout your journey? Then this is your opportunity to take the first step. Introducing Head Start a Microsoft initiative to provide support for startups in South Africa announced Head StartmicrosoftSouth Africastartupstartups Click to find out more