10 African start-ups positioning to become unicorns

With sufficient innovation and investment, experts believe start-ups have the potential to create new jobs, drive economic growth and bring new competitive dynamics.
Staff Writer
May 5, 2016

African startups ideally positioned to go global

New ventures can leverage leapfrog innovation, say industry insiders.
Mar 24, 2016

'Nigerian startups should think global first'

Founder of MyAds believes startups in the West African country should focus their growth strategy internationally.
Oct 24, 2014

African startup advice series: regaining service consciousness

Smaller businesses need to be highly aware of their service levels, says Greg Mason.
Oct 6, 2014

African startup advice series: how to achieve sales success

Business and executive coach Greg Mason outline four factors that help drive sales.
Aug 29, 2014

African startup bus to make pitstop at AfricaCom

AMPION venture initiative plans to arrive in Cape Town, South Africa in November.
Aug 13, 2014

African startup advice series: why time is of the essence

Managing your time is key to managing your success, says business coach Greg Mason.
Jul 15, 2014

‘Lack of user experience research hurting African startups’

East African software engineer advises that more work needs to be done.
Jun 30, 2014

Facebook engineer warns African startups on advertising revenue

Small tech businesses may struggle to make money out of ads, says Matthew Papakipos.
Apr 7, 2014

Nigerian startups boosted by revised GDP stats

Expert says investors may take more notice as country becomes Africa’s number one economy.
Mar 19, 2014

Key challenges Nigeria’s startup space needs to conquer

Experts weigh on how the country’s technology businesses can boost their growth prospects.
Mar 10, 2014

$1.5mn startup fund launched in Nigeria

LeadPath has commenced operations and has a workspace in Yaba, Lagos.