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Zimbabwean Startups Can Now Participate In The Google Launchpad Accelerator Program

Last time we spoke about Google’s Launchpad Accelerator our excitement was hampered by the fact that the program would not be available to startups in Zimbabwe. Fortunately, the program is now open to local startups. What’s the Google Launchpad Accelerator? The program is meant to provide assistance to startups all over the world. Launchpad Accelerator […]

Econet’s Elevate Partnering With Bulawayo Tech Hub To Support Local Game Development

The TechVillage –a Bulawayo based hub- is partnering with Econet’s Elevate Youth to host Game On. This will be a game accelerator meant to bolster Zim’s gaming community and culture. Why host Game On? The goal of the Game On game accelerator is to increase the number of locally developed games. This seems like a […]

African Startups Have An Opportunity To Win $150 000 And A Trip To Silicon Valley

African startups have been invited to apply for the DEMO Africa 2018 award and stand a chance to win $150 000 along with a trip to the Silicon Valley in order The DEMO Africa initiative is actually run by Lions@frica and is meant to help connect African startups with the global ecosystem. Full scholarship will […]

Google’s umbono and 88mph join forces

We recently received an email from Google’s Umbono program indicating that they have entered into a partnership with 88mph. Neither Umbono or 88mph have provided us with details as to the nature and structure of the partnership. But judging from our previous communication with 88mph, they planned adding Cape Town as a site for their […]