Start-up attention shifts from Kenya to Lagos – Angel Fair Africa’s Tomi Davies & 88mph’s Kresten Buch comment on video
By Russell Southwood on March 4, 2014
This article by Russel Southwood originally appeared at SmartMonkeyTV, a VC4Africa publishing partner, and is published with permission.
Suddenly Lagos is the focus of start-up attention in Africa with the arrival of Angel Fair West Africa and the soon-to-be-launched 88Mph accelerator unit in Lagos. Last week in Lagos I spoke to Tomi Davies, Technovision, one of the movers behind the Angel Fair and Kresten Buch, the founder of 88Mph. See the video clip interviews at the bottom of this post.
In terms of promoting themselves as the coming thing in Africa, the country that stands out is Kenya. It had the first incubator space outside of South Africa and there is a constant stream of start-ups getting profile. Its more shameless promoters describe it as the Silicon Valley of [...]Continue reading Start-up attention shifts from Kenya to Lagos – Angel Fair Africa’s Tomi Davies & 88mph’s Kresten Buch comment on video »