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Local filmmakers submissions for European Film Festival Zimbabwe 2021 are open

The European Film Festival Zimbabwe 2021 is calling on all filmmakers from across Zimbabwe and in the diaspora (Europe/Africa) for the second edition of the Bioskop Zimbabwe Short Film Competition. The competition is open to all genres of film (animation, documentary, live-action). Films will be judged based on content and creativity, as well as technical […]


Two Zim startups are in the finals of a US$750K accelerator program

Back in March this year, the Telecel Group under its Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) and Startupbootcamp Afritech announced that they were looking for startups in Africa for an accelerator program. The initiative is a way for the organisations to look for the very best on the continent in the fields of FinTech, InsureTech, AgriTech, […]


Struggling to find job offers via LinkedIn, changing the location might do the trick

I have a confession to make, I have never taken LinkedIn seriously. Many years ago I signed up for an account on the platform and occasionally I receive requests from colleagues and virtual strangers who want me to add them to my network (whatever that means). I have also linked the account with my WordPress […]


Local startup becomes Zim’s first to be selected for World Economic Forum’s Tech Pioneers Cohort

A local startup called FlexFinTx has been selected by the World Economic Forum to join its Technology Pioneers Cohort 2021. This marks yet another first for Zimbabwe because as far as we can tell FlexFinTx has carved a new path. What is FlexFinTx? The best way to describe FlexFinTx is to look at the problem […]


Entrepreneurs! You have to check out this social business camp

Since 2017, the Social & Inclusive Business Camp (SIBC) has supported 200 entrepreneurs with an impact in Africa as their scaled up their enterprises and the organisation has opened applications for its fifth edition. This year’s program will have a hybrid setup comprising of: 3 months of remote coaching on a dedicated online platform, alternating interactive […]


Huawei Seeds for the Future Zimbabwe 2021

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei this week launched the Seeds for the Future program. The week-long event is geared at developing local ICT talent with participation from Zimbabwe’s top universities. “We believe it is crucial that global leading companies like ourselves partner with universities in skills transfer. In this way, we hope that we will enable […]


Zim startups! A German non-profit wants to invest up to US$150K in African businesses

Impacc is a German-based non-profit that helps startups build and scale their business. The non-profit’s main focus are startups that are in unstructured markets and do most of their work with impoverished communities. This is because Impacc’s goal is to make sure that those who are often overlooked can have the solutions they sorely need. […]


Zim Startups, GSMA has opened applications for another innovation fund

Between US$140 000 and US$350 000 up for grabs!


Watch: Eight2five Hub Value Creation Challenge launch event

Entrepreneurs gather round


Agritech startups, here’s a US$2 mil prize you don’t want to miss

Come one, come all there is a lot of money at stake…


You may soon be able to get a job through TikTok…

LinkedIn better watch out


Want to pitch your startup to VCs? Check out this competition

A chance to pitch your ideas to Venture Capitalists and maybe win a cash prize


Youth Opportunities Hub, a local start-up offering access to global opportunities

Scholarships, funding, grants, jobs and much more


Zim startups, check out this Africa-wide accelerator

Limited places available.


Graduates invited to apply for Microsoft Interns4Afrika

6-month internship with a Microsoft Partner