By Maja Andjelkovic on February 27, 2015
‘Is now a good time to invest in African technology startups?’ asks Maja Andjelkovic of infoDev / WorldBank.
Hardly a day goes by without an African tech startup being featured in the mainstream media. CNN regularly updates its special report on the topic; The Guardian covers local debates surrounding emerging ecosystems; The Financial Times tracks Africa’s mobile revolution; Forbes has extended its “Top 10” series to include African female tech founders; Vanity Fair pins its hopes of “continental lift” on entrepreneurs. Blogs, opinion pieces and social media cover the sector in even more granular detail.
Judging by VC4Africa’s 2015 report on venture finance, perspectives on African incubation and funding models, and the entrepreneurship program announced [...] Continue reading The Hype and Hustle of African Tech Startups »