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Pitch AgriHack competition africa

African startups to win up to $1.5 million in Pitch AgriHack competition

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

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google developer space lagos nigeria

A home for African developers and startups, Google opens Developer Space in Nigeria

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. In

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Microsoft for Startups

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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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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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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