Honeywell Group launches Itanna accelerator, invests in four tech startups

Honeywell group, a Nigerian corporate company, has officially launched its accelerator and investment vehicle – Itanna. Tomi Otudeko, the head of innovation and sustainability for the company would be leading this accelerator arm and would place its focus on tech startups in the country. The Itanna accelerator which has its location at the Enterprise Factory […]

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Meet 10 African innovators selected for Accelerator Startupbootcamp AfriTech

After an extensive 3-month global tour which spanned 15 countries, included 19 FastTrack events and included up to 220 face-to-face startup engagements, the top 10 African innovators have been selected. This was done from a pool of 1,004 applications from 73 countries in total and the selected would participate in the Global Accelerator Startupbootcamp AfriTech. […]

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Eight startups including Nigeria’s Coldhubs, receive Microsoft’s Airband grant

Via Microsoft’s third annual Airband Grant Fund, Nigeria’s AgriTech startup, ColdHubs, Rwanda’s MeshPower & Kenya’s Agsol have received an amount of funding for using TV white spaces and other technologies to expand access to internet-enabled solutions. Microsoft wants these startups to keep doing what what do and improve internet access in the continent and beyond. […]

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